BUS 311 Week 2 Quiz


Business Law I (BBL2147B)


BUS 311 Week 2 Quiz

Complete the quiz on the assigned readings for the week. The quiz contains 10 multiple-choice questions and is worth 5% of your course grade. You will have 12 hours to complete the quiz and it must be taken in one sitting.

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Question 1

By letter, Martine offers to landscape Harry’s yard for $500. Harry thinks that is too much, and on Monday he mails a rejection. However, on Tuesday Harry realizes Martine was giving him a good deal, so he mails an acceptance. Martine however changed her mind about the job on Wednesday, and mailed a revocation, which Harry receives on Thursday. On Friday, Martine receives Harry’s acceptance. On Saturday, she receives his rejection. Which best describes the situation?
Question 2
Seller agrees to supply all the gasoline Buyer needs for the next year at $3.00 per gallon. After three months, the price of gas falls to $2.33 per gallon. Buyer refuses to keep buying from Seller unless Seller lowers the price. Seller agrees. Two months later, the average price for gas goes up to $3.50 per gallon. Seller asks Buyer to agree to a price raise, but Buyer refuses. Which of the following is true?
Question 3
Daniel offers to sell his Toyota Camry to Jen for $8,000. Jen replies, “I accept. Make sure you wash and wax the car before you bring it over.” Which best describes the situation?
Question 4
Alison contracts to sell “50 bushels of tomatoes grown in my garden” to Flora’s Café. Alison’s garden is wiped out by a hailstorm. The contract is
Question 5
Petra contracted to paint Bret’s house for $2,000. After beginning the job, Petra realizes that the house is really quite big, and she’s not going to make enough profit, so she tells Bret she wants another $500 to finish the job. Bret doesn’t want to pay more, but he’s afraid that if she walks off the job, he’ll have trouble finding someone else to finish it, so he agrees. Is Bret legally obligated to pay the extra $500?
Question 6
Quasi contracts
Question 7
Royal Hotel Inc. verbally orders 100 sets of sheets and pillowcases, each to be embroidered with the chain’s coronet logo, for $1,000, from Textile Inc. Textile starts on the order and has completed 45 sets when Royal calls back and cancels the order. Which of the following is true?
Question 8
Beta Inc. offers to buy 25 screwdrivers from Industrial Hardware for $75. Industrial responds, “We have the screwdrivers you wish to purchase, but the price is $80.” Beta replies, “No, we can find them cheaper somewhere else.” Industrial now responds, “We accept your offer of 25 screwdrivers for $75.” Do they have a contract?
Question 9
If an offeree attempts to add different terms in an acceptance, which conflict with what the offeror stated
Question 10
Peter, an art dealer, offers to sell a painting to Ben, a teacher, for $200. Ben responds, “I accept. I want it in a red frame, like the one I saw on that other painting at your gallery, so it will match my sofa.” Peter and Ben. BUS 311 Week 2 Quiz



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