Landlord–tenant Law! Trivia Questions Quiz

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How much do you know about the Landlord-tenant law? When you have rented our house out, there are some things that you take care of and others that a tenant is expected to handle. Do you know some of the laws put in place to govern rights and obligations related to this kind of setting? The trivia questions quiz will refresh your memory.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the difference between an AST and an AT tenancy agreement?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      The AST give the Landlord more protection and the AT gives the tenant more protection

    • C. 

      One is for the Landlord and the other for the tenant

    • D. 

      The AST is initially for six months and the AT is for twelve months

  • 2. 
    Is the landlord responsible for the safety check of a gas appliance the tenant brings into the property?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What is the correct notice to quit?
    • A. 

      Section 8

    • B. 

      Section 1

    • C. 

      Section 21

    • D. 

      Section 22

  • 4. 
    Which type of notice requires prescribed wording?
    • A. 

      Tenancy Agreement

    • B. 

      Inventory

    • C. 

      Tenant Registration form

    • D. 

      Section 21

  • 5. 
    Which type of property may require a licence?
    • A. 

      Self-contained flat

    • B. 

      A large property

    • C. 

      A lodger who lives in the same property as the landlord

    • D. 

      HMO

  • 6. 
    To end a fixed term contract how much notice should you give the tenant?
    • A. 

      Whatever the landlord has stated on the agreement

    • B. 

      1 month

    • C. 

      2 months

  • 7. 
    How much notice does the tenant have to give the landlord to end a fixed term contract?
  • 8. 
    If the landlord fails to allow the tenant quiet enjoyment what would this normally trigger?
    • A. 

      A breach of the tenancy agreement

    • B. 

      An on the spot fixed penalty fine

    • C. 

      An automatic right to claim for damages

    • D. 

      An automatic right to be re-housed

  • 9. 
    With a fixed term contract and a periodic contract is the notice period for the tenant the same?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    If you fail to protect the tenants deposit what could happen?
    • A. 

      The AST contract would become void

    • B. 

      You would be unable to serve the tenant with section 21 or section 8 of the housing act

    • C. 

      You could be ordered to pay the tenant 3 times the deposit and would be unable to use a section 21 notice to quit

    • D. 

      You would not be able to claim for any damages at the end of the tenancy

  • 11. 
    An receive all the rental income an overseas landlord needs to complete which form?
  • 12. 
    If you do not issue the tenant with a contract such as an AST (Assured Shorthold Tenancy) or an AT (Assured Tenancy) what would happen?
    • A. 

      It would automatically become an AT

    • B. 

      It would automatically become an AST

    • C. 

      Nothing

    • D. 

      You would not be able to serve any notices on the tenant

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