Third-Party Beneficiaries & Contracts: Definition & Parties


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Which of the following statements is true about a Promisee in a contract?

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1. Sammy orders a candy-gram from Mike's candy shop to be delivered to his mother, Anne. Who is the intentional beneficiary?

2. John purchased a billy goat from Farmer McGee hoping that the goat would chew the grass and weeds in his front yard, reducing the amount of time he will have to garden. The billy goat not only ate the grass and weeds in John's front yard, but also in the yards of several of John's neighbors. Which type of beneficiaries are John's neighbors?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo helps you assess your knowledge of the different types of third-party beneficiaries. You will be quizzed on characteristics of these beneficiaries.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Incidental beneficiaries
  • An intentional beneficiary
  • Examples of beneficiaries in several multiple choice questions

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet can help you practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding third-party beneficiaries
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a breach of contract
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related contractual lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about third-party beneficiaries, review the lesson on Third-Party Beneficiaries & Contracts: Definition & Parties. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Determine what a third-party beneficiary is
  • Compare and contrast intentional beneficiary and incidental beneficiary
  • Differentiate between promisor and promisee