Woolpert Risk Awareness Program - Module 2

19 Questions | Total Attempts: 71

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Module Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz covers the material from Module 2. You MUST submit your name (First Name Last Name) so as to receive credit for your score.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Legal liability arises when:
    • A. 

      You have a duty to perform

    • B. 

      You fail to perform the duty

    • C. 

      You perform the duty but not to the appropriate standard of care

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    True or false? Legal claims against design professionals can be based on contract liability.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    True or false? Legal claims against design professionals do not need to be based on allegations of negligence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    When a problem arises on a project, what’s one of the first things you should do?
    • A. 

      Contact Woolpert’s Chief Operations Officer

    • B. 

      Contact OSHA

    • C. 

      Review the terms and conditions of the contract

    • D. 

      Go home

  • 5. 
    True or false? A contract is always a written agreement.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    True or false? A contract is a promise to perform in exchange for a benefit.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    True or false? Contract liability always requires the design professional to be negligent.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    True or false? Contract liability always requires a breach of the contract.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Should we agree to indemnify our client for a breach of contract?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Maybe

  • 10. 
    A material breach of a contract is:
    • A. 

      A minor deviation from the terms of the contract

    • B. 

      A substantial failure to perform

    • C. 

      Both of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    True or false? The client does not need to prove damages for you to be found liable under the contract.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What is a tort?
    • A. 

      A criminal act

    • B. 

      A dessert

    • C. 

      A civil wrong

    • D. 

      A breach of contract

  • 13. 
    True or false? Tort liability is the same as contract liability.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    True or false? Negligence is a type of tort.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Negligence is:
    • A. 

      A primary form of contract liability

    • B. 

      An intentional wrong

    • C. 

      The failure to exercise reasonable care

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    Negligence for the professional is:
    • A. 

      The failure to exercise the highest standard of care

    • B. 

      The failure to exercise the minimal standard of care

    • C. 

      The failure to exercise the ordinary standard of care

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    True or false? A professional can change the standard of care through the contract.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    True or false? A contract can never change the legal standard of care of a design professional.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    What is the highest level of care for a professional?
    • A. 

      Perfection

    • B. 

      Near perfection

    • C. 

      Average

    • D. 

      Undeterminable

    • E. 

      None of the above