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Statute of Frauds Contracts: Contracts for the Sale of Land

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

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A statute of frauds can be applied to certain categories of oral contracts. This quiz/worksheet combo will test your knowledge of the characteristics of a statute of frauds and its relevance to property sales, specifically. You will also need to apply the concept of a statute of frauds to hypothetical examples in order to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested over your ability to:

  • Apply the concept of a statute of frauds to examples involving sale contracts made orally
  • Recognize agreements that a statute of frauds will likely cover
  • Identify an exception to a statute of frauds involving the sale of land
  • Distinguish between examples of agreements that will and will not be covered by a statute of frauds

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of a statute of frauds in oral contracts
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts of a statute of frauds to examine information about land and property sales in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of statutes of frauds in oral agreements to apply the concept to examples of land and property sales

Additional Learning

Want to learn more about statutes of frauds in property sales? Then check out the accompanying lesson Statute of Frauds Contracts: Contracts for the Sale of Land. This lesson will help you:

  • Define a statute of frauds
  • Identify the two requirements statutes of frauds establish
  • Define memorandum
  • Recognize the six categories covered by a statute of frauds
  • Understand how a statute of frauds applies to a contract involving the sale of land or property
  • Be aware of the exception to a statute of frauds involving land
  • Define permanent improvement and part performance
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