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1 Interactive Quiz for ALT -12e, Chapter 15 Chapter 15 – The Statute of Frauds—Writing Requirement and Electronic Records 1.

The Statute of Frauds refers to a. all tort actions for fraud. !. those tort actions that in"ol"e fraud in the press. c. contract actions for fraud. d. those contracts that must !e in #riting to !e enforcea!le.

$ns#ers a. %ncorrect. The Statute of Frauds is not concerned #ith tort actions. !. %ncorrect. The Statute of Frauds is concerned #ith contracts& not torts. c. %ncorrect. 'espite its name& the Statute of Frauds is not a!out contract actions for fraud. d. Correct. The Statute of Frauds tells (ou #hich contracts must !e in #riting in order to !e enforcea!le. ). *ne afternoon& o"er a couple of cold !eers& Charles tells +ar, that he ma( ha"e a right-of-#a( to cross his land so that +ar, can get to a fishing pond. T#o #ee,s later& #hile he is #al,ing across Charles.s land& +ar, hears Charles (elling /0et off m( propert(& (ou trespasser12 %f +ar, sues Charles to enforce his right-of-#a(& a court #ill a. not enforce the right-of-#a( !ecause this contract #as oral. !. not enforce this contract !ecause it #as unconsciona!le. c. enforce the right-of-#a( !ased on the Statute of Frauds. d. enforce the right-of-#a( !ased on duress.

$ns#ers a. Correct. This contract #as for an interest in land and& as such& had to !e in #riting to !e enforcea!le under the Statute of Frauds. !. %ncorrect. The contract #as not unconsciona!le3 it #as 4ust not in #riting #hen it #as required to !e under the Statute of Frauds. c. %ncorrect. The Statute of Frauds requires such contracts to !e in #riting& not to !e oral. d. %ncorrect. There #as& so far #as #e can tell& no duress in this case. 5. Suppose that 6onda contracts #ith 'illon to #or, for 'illon for one academic (ear 7nine months8. 9nder the Statute of Frauds a. this contract must !e in #riting !ased on the one-(ear rule. !. this contract must !e in #riting !ased on an interest in scholarship.

%ncorrect.t do it& Boe #ill run up de!t #ith Fran. +arie ma. $ns#ers a. The e"identiar( rule. $ns#ers a. Suppose that +arie guarantees to pa( Fran.s time& it need not !e in #riting. Correct. Correct. %ncorrect. !.e less than a (ear to perform& it need not !e in #riting to !e enforcea!le. %ncorrect. %ncorrect. $ contract for the sale of a ne# college histor( te>t!oo. The nuptial rule.e here. d. Which legal principle tells (ou if this contract needs to !e in #riting= a. an( de!ts Boe incurs #ith Fran. The main purpose rule. The "alue of the goods !eing sold is o"er ?5@@& and therefore this contract is co"ered !( the Statute of Frauds.. #hat he o#es her. across (our neigh!or. d. . c. is almost certainl( !elo# ?5@@& this contract #ould not !e co"ered !( the Statute of Frauds. $ contract for the sale of land. The Statute of Frauds has no requirement that contracts in"ol"ing an interest in scholarship !e in #riting. :ecause this contract #ill ta.ruptc(. !. Which of the follo#ing %S <*T co"ered !( the Statute of Frauds= a.. c.. $ns#ers a.2 c. %ncorrect. Contracts in"ol"ing legal interests in land must !e in #riting. d. c. The postpartum rule. There is no nuptial rule. The main purpose rule states that #hen an oral promise is made to pa( the de!t of another person& it need not !e in #riting if the . !. %f Boe does that& he #ill !e less a!le to pa( +arie !ac.no#s that if she doesn. $ contract for the sale of a ne# car.e. d. %ncorrect. Correct. :ecause the "alue of this !oo. %ncorrect. !. and !e forced to declare !an. Aour right to cross land is an interest in land and is thus co"ered !( the Statute of Frauds. this contract does not need to !e in #riting. c. d. There is no collateral contract at sta. 5. $ contract for the sale of the right to #al. :ecause this contract can !e performed #ithin one (ear. this contract must !e in #riting !ased on the collateral contract at sta.s (ard in order to get to the !each. !.es this guarantee !ecause she .

d. the quantit( term onl(. $ns#ers a. . The 9niform Commercial Code 79CC8 requires contracts for the sale of goods priced at ?5@@ or more to !e in #riting to !e enforcea!le. The 9CC. d.3 main purpose of the promise is to secure a personal !enefit for the one ma. c. the C*D$. %ncorrect. F. Bust ha"ing the deli"er( terms #ill not !e sufficient under the common la#. the essential terms. %ncorrect. G. 9nder the common la#& a memorandum must include the essential terms #hen it e"idences an oral contract. Which of the follo#ing requires that a contract for the sale of goods priced at ?5@@ or more must !e #riting to !e enforcea!le= a. 9nder the common la#& a memorandum e"idencing an oral contract must include a. The F'$. !. Correct. The F'$ 7Food and 'rug $dministration8 does not require such contracts to !e in #riting. the deli"er( terms onl(.no#n as a. %ncorrect. C. %ncorrect. This is not sufficient under the common la#. E"idence of prior negotiations& prior agreements& or contemporaneous oral agreements that contradict or "ar( the terms of a #ritten contract ma( not !e introduced into a trial. $ns#ers a. d. d. the Statute of Frauds. !. Correct. This is not sufficient under the common la#.ing the promise. The <$$CD 7<ational $ssociation for the $d"ancement of Colored Deople8 is a nonprofit organiEation that #or. %ncorrect. the applica!ilit( rule. %ncorrect. There is no postpartum rule in contract la#. c. c. c. !. !. There is no e"identiar( rule in such cases. The <$$CD. This is . The C*D$ 7Child *nline Drotection $ct8 is a federal la# that deals #ith unsolicited electronic transmissions to children.s to end racial discrimination. a signature onl(. c. d. !. %ncorrect. %ncorrect.

$ns#ers a. $ns#ers a. a first draft. c. !. %f a contract contains am!iguous terms& oral e"idence of the meaning of these terms ma( !e introduced. c. This is not an e>ception to the parol e"idence rule. !. *ral e"idence ma( !e introduced to sho# that a contract #as modified after its first creation. c.2 H.4 c. %ncorrect. %ncorrect. Which of the follo#ing %S <*T an e>ception to the parol e"idence rule= a. Correct. ratified !( Congress. d. d. $ns#ers a. d. !. the parol e"idence rule. %ncorrect. %ncorrect. The parol e"idence rule limits the . *ral e"idence ma( !e introduced to sho# that a contract #as "oid. Contracts containing clear terms. !. %ncorrect. %ncorrect. %ncorrect. 1@. . the final em!odiment of the terms of the agreement.ind of e"idence might !e the l(nchpin to one part(.inds of contracts must !e in #riting. the l(nchpin rule. 6oid contracts. When a contract is %<TE0R$TE'& it is a. d. This is #hat is meant !( the phrase /integrated contract. %ntegrated does not mean ratified !( Congress. %ntegrated does not& in this conte>t& mean composed of more than one part. composed of more than one part. c. %ncorrect.2 c. Contracts containing am!iguous terms. %f a contract #ere a first draft& then it #ould not !e integrated and #ould not reflect the final terms of the agreement. d. %ncorrect.inds of e"idence that ma( !e presented in cases in"ol"ing #ritten contracts. There is no applica!ilit( rule in contract la#. The Statute of Frauds has to do #ith #hat . Contracts su!sequentl( modified. Correct. d. !. Correct.s case& the restriction of certain e"idence in cases in"ol"ing #ritten contracts is not called the /l(nchpin rule. $lthough this .