Woolpert Risk Awareness Program - Module 6

17 Questions | Total Attempts: 59

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Module Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz covers the material from Module 6. You MUST submit your name (First Name Last Name) so as to receive credit for your score.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    True or false? The results of mediation are binding on the parties.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    True or false? Mediation is a form of adjudicative dispute resolution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    True or false? Good faith discussions should be the first step in resolving a dispute.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Common danger signals that a dispute may be in the horizon: I. Client refuses to accept advice, II. Client is unwilling to negotiate fair contractual terms, III. Client is unwilling to agree to fair compensation, and/or IV. Client doesn’t pay invoices. Choose an answer from the following options:
    • A. 

      I, II, and III

    • B. 

      II and III

    • C. 

      II, III, and IV

    • D. 

      II and IV

    • E. 

      I thru IV

  • 5. 
    True or false? Avoiding an issue will increase the chance that the complaining party will eventually tire of pursuing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    True or false? A mediator’s goal is to help negotiate a settlement that favors the party with the better position and case facts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    True or false? Arbitrations always include a panel of arbitrators to decide the facts in order to make sure that the decision has been carefully made.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    True or false? Arbitration is a dispute resolution process required by state statute.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    True or false? Woolpert’s current preference is to litigate rather than arbitrate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    True or false? Under the rules of the AAA, the AAA has the ability to pick an arbitrator if the parties fail to agree on the selection of an arbitrator.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    True or false? Unlike arbitration, a judge can ask questions directly of the witnesses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    An attorney is required for representation in which of the following: I. Good faith discussions, II. Arbitration, and/or III. Mediation. Choose an answer from the following options:
    • A. 

      I

    • B. 

      II

    • C. 

      III

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    An arbitration decision can only be vacated under the following circumstances: I. The decision was procured by corruption, II. Arbitrator bias or misconduct, III. Arbitrator failed to adhere to the rules of evidence, and/or IV. Arbitrator exceeded authority. Choose an answer from the following options:
    • A. 

      I and II

    • B. 

      I, II, and III

    • C. 

      I, II, and IV

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    True or false? One benefit to using arbitration is that the decision of the arbitrator is not subject to open records.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    True or false? A bench trial is a right in the American judicial system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The benefits of being able to litigate a claim include: I. You can join third parties who may be liable, II. Judges are not biased, III. The proceedings are not part of the public record, IV. You are appointed an attorney if you can’t afford one, and/or V. The decisions can be appealed. Choose an answer from the following options:
    • A. 

      II and IV

    • B. 

      I and V

    • C. 

      II, III, and V

    • D. 

      I, II, and V

    • E. 

      I thru V

  • 17. 
    True or false? It is harder to vacate an arbitration decision than to appeal a court decision?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False