Contracts - Statute of Frauds: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The act that covers sales and other commercial transactions and encourages consistency between state laws is _____.

Question 2 2. A statute of frauds will likely cover all of the following except:

Question 3 3. When one side completes the contract, the courts will infer that an oral contract really existed. This is known as:

Question 4 4. There's an exception to a statute of frauds involving the sale of land. This exception is based on:

Question 5 5. A statute of frauds will likely cover all of the following except:

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Question 6 6. You and I enter an oral contract. You agree to sell me your house. You later decide to stay in your house rather than sell it. Which of the following is true about this contract?

Question 7 7. Statutes of frauds cover contracts that:

Question 8 8. A statute of frauds won't apply if the guarantor makes the promise to a creditor for the guarantor's own benefit. This is called:

Question 9 9. Allison attends a wedding in October of 2015. She meets Betty who is the photographer for the wedding. Allison asks Betty to photograph her wedding in December of 2016. Betty orally agrees and writes down a price quote for basic services on a decorative napkin and signs it. Betty never shows up to photograph Allison's wedding. Which of the following is true?

Question 10 10. You and I have an oral contract for the sale of $600 worth of oranges. I ship the oranges to you, and you receive and accept the oranges. Then you refuse to pay me, saying the statute of frauds makes our oral contract unenforceable. Which of the following is true?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following contracts does a statute of frauds not typically cover?

Question 12 12. The purpose behind a statute of frauds is:

Question 13 13. If the written memorandum of the oral contract omits or incorrectly states a material term, the oral contract can still be enforced. The contract won't be enforced _____.

Question 14 14. When a party relied on the oral contract, resulting in harm to that party, and the other party could have reasonably foreseen that the first party would rely on the oral contract, the contract will be enforced. This is known as:

Question 15 15. You and I make an oral contract. You're going to paint my house next week and I'm going to pay you $1000. You then book another painting job and refuse to paint my house. If I want to enforce our contract against you, what do I need?

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Question 16 16. You and I have an oral contract for the sale of my original artwork. I'm going to paint you a picture of your grandmother and you'll pay me $1000. I buy the canvas and the paint colors you've requested. I start the painting but it's not finished. You then call me and cancel your order. You refuse to pay me, saying the statute of frauds makes our oral contract unenforceable. Which of the following is true?

Question 17 17. A statute of frauds requires that _____.

Question 18 18. Bob and Linda have a written agreement that is covered by a statute of frauds. Bob wishes to have the contract enforced against Linda. Which of the following is true?

Question 19 19. A statute of frauds is a _____.

Question 20 20. Lucy promises to buy her son and his girlfriend a new house if they get married. They get married, but then Lucy refuses to buy the house. If Lucy's son and his wife sue Lucy for enforcement of the agreement, they'll need to show:

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Question 21 21. I own a landscaping company and agree to sell you 300 pansies for $2 each. After our agreement, you find the same pansies from another supplier for only $1 each. If I sue you to enforce our agreement, I'll need to show:

Question 22 22. Which of the following statements is not true?

Question 23 23. Joe takes his daughter, Monica, shopping for a $200 necklace she's been wanting. The necklace is a gift to Monica from Joe. Joe tells the salesperson, 'Please sell her this necklace, and I'll make the payments.' This agreement is:

Question 24 24. Ann contracts with Sleepy Motel to clean the ice machines at the motel once a week for three years. Part of their oral agreement was that she attend to her cleaning every Saturday.

Question 25 25. Which of the following is not a contract category typically covered by a statute of frauds?

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Question 26 26. Ben helps Brooke buy a new couch. Ben tells Brooke that he promises to pay her payments if she's unable to pay. Which of the following statements is correct?

Question 27 27. Which of the following statements is not true?

Question 28 28. An oral contract can be enforced without meeting the requirements of a statute of frauds if the other party confesses under oath that the oral contract was made. This is known as:

Question 29 29. John buys Jane a new refrigerator. John promises the dealer that he'll make the payments. Which of the following statements is correct?

Question 30 30. A statute of frauds typically covers six different categories. The categories can be remembered by using the mnemonic:

Contracts - Statute of Frauds: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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