Black Letter Outline On Contracts Book! Trivia Quiz

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What do you know about Black Letter Outline? These outlines are designed to assist law students in recognizing and understanding the primary principles and matters of law covered in a law school course. They can be used as both a study aid when preparing for classes and a review of the subject when studying for the examination. Take this quiz to see what you know.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Blue, Inc. mails an order to Gates for certain computer services. Gates replies: "Order acknowledged; will receive our attention and advise shortly." Is there a contract?
  • 2. 
    Blue, Inc. mails an order to Gates for certain computer services. Gates replies: "Order acknowledged; will receive our attention and advise shortly."   Two days later, Gates writes Blue, Inc. "accepting" the order, but stating that services cannot be provided for six weeks. Is there a contract?
  • 3. 
    Father writes to Daughter, who is living away from home, as follows: "I am old and lonely and miss you terribly. If you'll come back home and take care of me for the rest of my life, I'll make you sole beneficiary of my will. You don't need to promise-in fact, you can terminate the arrangement at any time if it doesn't suit you. Just Come." If Daughter gives up her career and moves back home and starts to take care of Father, can Father later revoke his offer?
  • 4. 
    Father writes to Daughter, who is living away from home, as follows: "I am old and lonely and miss you terribly. If you'll come back home and take care of me for the rest of my life, I'll make you the sole beneficiary of my will. You don't need to promise-in fact, you can terminate the arrangement at any time if it doesn't suit you. Just Come."   Assume Father does not revoke, but after a few years, Daughter tires of the arrangement and moves out and leaves Father alone. Can Father sue Daughter for breach of contract?
  • 5. 
    A makes a written application for life insurance through an agent for B Insurance Company, pays the first premium, and is given a receipt stating that the insurance "shall take effect on the approval of the application" at B's home office. B's home office approves the next day, but the day after, before notice of approval has been sent, A dies. Was A covered by the insurance policy?
  • 6. 
    Frasier posts a $100 reward for the return of his dog. Roz reads the reward offer, searches for and finds the dog, and returns it. Can Roz collect the $100 even though she never notified Frasier that she was going to accept the reward offer?
  • 7. 
    Rich writes to Lender stating, "If you will lend my brother, B, $1,000, I will guaranty repayment." On receipt of this letter, Lender loans the money to B. If Lender fails to notify Rich that she has done so within a reasonable time, can Lender enforce Rich's guaranty?
  • 8. 
    Frasier posts a $100 reward for the return of his lost dog. In the meantime, Roz has found the dog and returns it to Frasier, unaware of the reward offer. If she later finds out about the reward, can Roz collect the $100?
  • 9. 
    Which, if any, of the following offers can be accepted only by performance?
    • A. 

      A orders goods from B on specified terms and further states, "Ship at once."

    • B. 

      A offers a reward of $100 for a lost diamond bracelet.

    • C. 

      A says to B, "I'll pay you $15 to mow my lawn this afternoon."

    • D. 

      A says to B, "If you finish that table you are making and deliver it to my house today, I'll give you $100 for it."

  • 10. 
    A sends an order for 1,000 12-inch Frisbees to B Manufacturing Co., with instructions to ship immediately. Suppose that B immediately ships the goods by common carrier. The next day, and before receipt of the Frisbees, A wires a revocation of his order. Is there a contract?
  • 11. 
    A sends an order for 1,000 12-inch Frisbees to B Manufacturing Co., with instructions to ship immediately.   Suppose B was out of 12-inch Frisbees, and therefore shipped 11.5 -inch Frisbees instead. Is there a contract at the time of shipment?
  • 12. 
    Brendan has been renting Anita's house for many years, and he has offered to buy it on several occasions but Anita has refused. Finally, Anita sends Brendan a letter stating, "I'm now ready to sell the house at the price we have been discussing over the past several years. Knowing that you want the house, I'll consider that we have a deal, unless I hear from you otherwise." Brendan makes no reply to this letter but does not wish to purchase the house at this time. Is there a contract?
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