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Essentials of Contract Law Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

A total breach of contract occurs when a party wholly fails to fulfill his or her obligations under a contract. Which of these examples demonstrates a total breach of contract?

For each example, Rick has hired Mitch to build a tree house in the large oak tree in his backyard. The tree house is for his grandchildren. It should have three windows and be completed in time for them to enjoy during their visit for Spring Break.

Question 2 2. Dennis told his coworkers that if he wins at the casino, he will, in his own words, 'help them out financially'. What can this be considered as?

Question 3 3. Sometimes additional or different terms are included in an acceptance. Under the UCC, these terms become part of the contract unless:

Question 4 4. Under the UCC, an acceptance is achieved _____.

Question 5 5. The act of both parties agreeing to carry out their promise is which element of a contract?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following must be part of a contract for it to be enforceable?

Question 7 7. Jorge hires Glenn to cater his parent's anniversary party. They agree that Glenn will provide barbecue pork ribs, smoked chicken, coleslaw, baked beans and a cake that will serve 60 people. Jorge will pay Glenn $500. Glenn provides the food for the party. However, the meats were partially raw, he forgot the side dishes and the cake was decorated with Happy Birthday. Jorge had to go to the grocery at the last minute to buy a new cake and he also found enough fried chicken to serve all the guests, the cost was significantly higher: $850. Of the remedies ordered below, which would be the appropriate enforcement for this type of contract breach?

Question 8 8. Contracts are usually made in an effort to formalize an agreement and to protect the parties in the agreement. A contract will place an obligation on each of the contracting parties. In contract law, what is the definition of obligation?

Question 9 9. When a guest enters a bar and orders a few drinks, he is expected to pay because:

Question 10 10. Ron contracts with an online bill pay service to pay his personal bills. Ron uses the service to pay his car payment every month. According to the auto finance company, any payment made after the specified due date results in a $50 late fee. This month, the bill pay service experienced a bug in their software system. They delivered Ron's car payment, but not by the due date. Ron was charged the $50 late fee. Ron sued the bill pay service. For what type of contract breach will the court likely order a remedy in this case?

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Question 11 11. According to the UCC's Article 2, what are the requirements for making a sales contract?

Question 12 12. When Justin collapsed after a workout, he was lucky that a doctor was on hand to help him. The doctor provided immediate medical care and sent Justin the bill afterwards. Justin refused to pay because he did not ask for medical care from the doctor. Justin is obligated to pay because:

Question 13 13. Shelly wants to open a smoothie shop in her neighborhood. She hires Wayne to do market research for her. Wayne is obligated to research the need for a smoothie shop in that neighborhood. Wayne conducts the research and delivers his report to Shelly, along with a bill for $1000. Shelly reviews the research and discovers that Wayne accidentally researched the wrong neighborhood. Shelly sues Wayne for breach of contract. The court should enforce a remedy suitable for which type of contract breach?

Question 14 14. Under the UCC, an offer is _____.

Question 15 15. Billy and Beatrice are both in the bike business. Billy orders several bike chains from Beatrice. Beatrice doesn't have the exact chains in stock, but sends Billy very similar chains in the same size Billy requested. Under the UCC, if Billy accepts the chains from Beatrice:

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