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Obligation: Legal Definition, Types & Examples

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The general term obligation means:

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1. An absolute obligation is:

2. An express obligation means that the duties, tasks, or promises are specifically stated in the agreement or terms. Which scenario below is the BEST example of express obligation?

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About This Quiz and Worksheet

Inside this combination of a quiz and worksheet, you are looking at obligation as it appears in the legal system. Questions address the definition of the word, as well as a US document that exemplifies absolute obligation.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

Your knowledge of the topics listed here will be tested in the quiz:

  • Absolute obligation
  • A scenario that describes express obligation
  • Penal obligation
  • A US document that acts as an absolute obligation

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can properly define obligation
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about absolute obligation
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about penal obligation

Additional Learning

To review more of the subject, find the lesson titled Obligation: Legal Definition, Types & Examples. With it, you can delve into the extra topics mentioned below:

  • Moral obligation
  • An example of a contractual obligation
  • General obligation examples
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