Name___________________________________________     BUL  5811   Quiz  3     Dean  starts  up  E-­‐Sites,  an  Internet  service,  and  leases  office  space

 in  a  building  owned   by  Fred.  The  lease  requires  Dean  to  pay  Fred  a  base  rental  of  $250,  plus  10  percent  of  E-­‐ Sites’   profits,   each   month.   The   term   is   two   years.   Dean   hires   Gina   to   work   at   E-­‐Sites’   tech  support  desk  at  an  hourly  wage  of  $9.00,  plus  a  commission  of  10  percent  of  the   profits.  The  term  is  also  two  years.     1. Dean  and  Fred  are   a.  not  partners,  because  Fred  does  not  have  an  ownership  interest  or  management   rights  in  E-­‐Sites.   b.  not  partners,  because  the  lease  includes  a  “base  rental.”   c.  not  partners,  because  the  rent  includes  only  10  percent  of  the  profits.   d.  partners  in  a  partnership  for  two  years.     2. A  partner  who  has  no  right  to  participate  in  control  of  the  business  and  who  has   limited  liability  is  a:__________________________________.     3. Under  the  Equal  Pay  Act:   a.  an  employer  cannot  discriminate  against  a  minority  worker  by  paying  him  less   than  a  non-­‐minority  worker.   b.  a  man  could  be  paid  more  than  a  woman  for  the  same  kind  of  work  if  he  produced   more  on  a  piece-­‐rate  basis.   c.  an  employer  cannot  discriminate  in  pay  for  substantially  equal  work  on  the  basis  of   religion,  sex,  or  national  origin.   d.  All  of  these  are  correct.     4. Martha  started  a  flower  shop  as  a  sole  proprietor.  After  one  year,  she  was  forced  to   close  the  shop  because  business  was  so  bad.  At  that  time,  the  business  assets   totaled  $50,000,  but  the  business  liabilities  totaled  $125,000.  Which  of  the  following   statements  is  true?   a.  Martha  is  personally  liable  for  the  additional  $75,000.   b.  Martha’s  business  creditors  can  collect  only  the  $50,000  of  business  assets.     c.  Martha’s  business  creditors  can  collect  only  the  $50,000  now,  but  if   Martha  ever  goes  into  business  again,  they  can  get  the  assets  of  the  new  business.   d.  Once  Martha  terminates  the  sole  proprietorship,  the  business  creditors  cannot  get   even  the  $50,000.          

Refer  to  Fact  Pattern  1.   c.   d.  and  Dom.  A  fiduciary  duty  requires  one  to:  _________________________________________   .     10.  observing   that  the  Krispy  Critter  Donut  Stop  customers  prize  its  "all-­‐American  image.   d.   d. Cora. Alexi.     8.  not  discrimination.  desperate-­‐measure  discrimination.  Beth  consistently  failed  to  meet  the  essential  requirements  of  her  job.  Beth  will  have  to  show  that   a.  To  succeed  with  a  claim  against  COC  under  the  Americans   with  Disabilities  Act.Fact  Pattern  1  (Questions  5  &  6  apply)   Beth.  Although  Alexi  speaks  fluent  English.   c.  This  is   a.  Dian  is  unqualified  for  Beth’s  position.   Cora  regularly  e-­‐mails  sexually  explicit  images  to  Dom  via  Equipment  Leasing’s   computer  network.  For  repeatedly  failing  to  be  on  time.  the  manager  who  conducts   the  routine  interview  comments  about  his  name  and  noticeable  accent.  reverse  discrimination.  COC  cannot  make  changes  to  the  doors  without  undue  hardship.  not  harassment  or  any  form  of  discrimination.   b.  After  the   installation  of  new  doors  on  COC’s  building.  disparate-­‐impact  discrimination.  quid  pro  quo  harassment.  a  male. “Piercing  the  corporate  veil”  refers  to:  ___________________________________     ______________________________________________________________________     9.  COC  replaces  Beth  with  Dian. Refer  to  Fact  Pattern  1.   d.  Dom  finds  this  offensive.     5.  hostile-­‐environment  harassment.  who  has  a  disability.  To  successfully  defend  against  Beth’s  claim.   c.     6.     a.  a  Serbian-­‐American  college  student.   b.  are  employees  of  Equipment  Leasing  Corporation.  applies  to  work  as  a  cashier  at  the  Krispy   Critter  Donut  Stop.   b.  The  doors  were  installed  as  an  act  of  intentional  discrimination.  a  female.   b.  who  does  not   have  a  disability.  Beth  finds  it  nearly  impossible  to  get  in  and   out.  Beth  consistently  met  the  essential  requirements  of  her  job.  the  doors  were  not  installed  as  an  act  of  intentional  discrimination.  Dian  is  qualified  for  Beth’s  position.  is  an  employee  of  Corporate  Office  Company  (COC)."  Alexi  is   not  hired.  disparate-­‐treatment  discrimination.  COC  will  have  to   show  that   a.       7.  COC  refused  to  make  reasonable  accommodation  for  Beth.   c.

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