Property Rights: Key Concepts & Terms


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Tim has the right to enjoy the property any way he sees fit so long as it's lawful. Which of the following best describes this particular right?

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1. Anne doesn't own her house, she rents it and has the right to occupy it. What type of property right best describes Anne's right to occupy the house?

2. Vlad's will provides that his son is to receive Vlad's house upon Vlad's death. What property right is Vlad exercising?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are many different property rights under the law. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your knowledge of the concepts and terms associated with these rights. The quiz will ask you to analyze scenarios to determine the types of property rights being described.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on the following types of property rights:

  • A landlord prohibits pets on the premises
  • Ability to enjoy property anyway you see fit so long as it's lawful
  • A person can use a path that crosses her neighbor's property

Skills Practiced

These assessments allow students to use the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on property rights
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to analyze scenarios to determine the property right being described
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding receiving property upon someone's death and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the right to occupy rental property

Additional Learning

Learn more about property rights under the law by reviewing the accompanying lesson, Property Rights: Key Concepts & Terms. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define property rights
  • Examine rights of owners
  • Understand the analogy of rights with a bundle of sticks