Contracts - Scopes and Meanings: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When a court examines a contract, it will attempt to determine the parties' _____.

Question 2 2. Kate and Kevin enter a contract. Kate will provide advertising services for Kevin's kite shop and Kevin will pay Kate $500 once a week. Kate requires that Kevin pay her on Tuesdays. Kevin is sick one week and Kate agrees to let Kevin pay her later that week. Kate is still obligated to provide advertising services for Kevin. This is an example of:

Question 3 3. In which of these does the parol evidence rule apply?

Question 4 4. Molly agrees that she'll order all of the ink she needs for her printing shop from Max, as long as Max agrees not to sell blue ink to anyone else in town. Molly agrees to pay Max $1000 per month for the next year. After 11 months, Max sells blue ink to another store in town. Molly is still obligated to pay Max for the previous months. This is an example of:

Question 5 5. A court will imply contract terms in order to:

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Question 6 6. What are implied terms?

Question 7 7. Alice promises to give her house to her son and his wife. If they get a divorce, Alice will take her house back. How can this agreement be characterized?

Question 8 8. I promise you that I'll mow your lawn if you'll fix my car. How can this agreement be characterized?

Question 9 9. There are several main elements necessary to form a legally binding contract. Which of the following is NOT one of these elements?

Question 10 10. Which theory will a court use to interpret a party's intent?

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Question 11 11. Identify the statement that describes a breach of contract.

Question 12 12. 'Definite and certain' means that:

Question 13 13. Sometimes a court will allow extra evidence that pertains to the contract. This is true when:

Question 14 14. I sell my old bike at a weekend garage sale. The bike is clearly used. The buyer brings it back to complain that the chain is broken. He demands a refund. Do I have to refund his money?

Question 15 15. Ben and Bart enter a contract. Ben agrees to perform the accounting duties for Bart's bike shop. Once complete, Bart will pay Ben $5,000. Bart then closes his shop and moves to Bermuda. Bart may still have to pay Ben. This is an example of:

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Question 16 16. Jack promises to fix Joe's window because Jack accidentally hit a baseball through it. How can this agreement be characterized?

Question 17 17. When does the parol evidence rule apply?

Question 18 18. An implied warranty of merchantability applies to _____.

Question 19 19. Jane hires Julie to fix her car and Julie charges Jane $50. How can this agreement be characterized?

Question 20 20. When a court determines whether the terms are definite, it will look at the key elements of the offer. Which of the following is NOT usually a key element?

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Question 21 21. Shawn and Sue enter a contract. Shawn agrees to landscape Sue's front yard after Sue completes painting Shawn's house. Shawn's house is then destroyed in a fire. Sue is no longer obligated to paint Shawn's house, but Shawn may still be obligated to landscape Sue's yard. This is an example of:

Question 22 22. For business contracts, a court will presume that _____.

Question 23 23. In General, how is contract language interpreted?

Question 24 24. What is parol evidence?

Question 25 25. There are certain requirements of a legally valid offer. Which of the following is NOT a requirement?

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Question 26 26. I read on the Internet that cola can remove grease stains from clothing. I buy a can of my favorite cola and try. It doesn't work. I know I don't have a written contract with the cola maker, but do I have a cause of action against the manufacturer?

Question 27 27. A legally valid offer may be communicated by:

Question 28 28. Bob and Billy make a written contract. Their contract says, 'This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties.' What is this an example of?

Question 29 29. A valid contract will create a mutual obligation. What does this mean?

Question 30 30. Ann agrees to hire Amy in the fall if Amy will get her paralegal certification. Amy agrees. Ann then says she is hiring Amanda instead. Amy is no longer obligated to get her paralegal certification. This is an example of:

Contracts - Scopes and Meanings: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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