Parol Evidence Rule: Definition, Examples & Purpose


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What is parol evidence?

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1. When does the parol evidence rule apply?

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is parol law? When does it apply, and what are the exceptions? Use this quiz to review the ins and outs of the parol evidence rule.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will cover the following topics:

  • Definition of parol law
  • When and how parol law applies
  • Instances in which a court will allow extra evidence that pertains to the contract

Skills Practiced

Taking this quiz will help you to sharpen the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on parol evidence law
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding when and how parol law applies
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the exceptions to the parol evidence rule

Additional Learning

By reading the related lesson titled Parol Evidence Rule: Definition, Examples & Purpose, students will meet the following objectives:

  • Define terms like contract, parol evidence rule, four corners rule, and merger clause
  • Understand when and how parol evidence rules apply
  • Learn the exceptions to the rule