Seaport Bus C110 Final Quiz – Questions And Answers

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  1. The manager’s fiduciary duty refers to _____.
    • the duty of managers to maximize returns to employees
    • the legally prescribed duties which make their employment possible
    • the moral duty managers have to act as responsible agents to the owners
    • managers resisting hostile takeover bids
    • managers managing by number.
  2.  According to the stakeholder theory, _____.
    • having gone along with legal duties, the corporation can ignore any other social obligations
    • a corporation’s social responsibilities are limited to staying within the law only
    • corporations should pay attention only to the bottom line
    • a socially responsible corporation is likely to consider the impact of its decision on the shareholders only
    • all the stakeholders to a corporate decision deserve some kind of moral consideration
  3. _____ helps companies embrace the idea that profit and prosperity must go hand in hand with social justice and environmental stewardship.
    • Social contract
    • Stakeholder theory
    • Conscious capitalism
    • Virtue ethics
    • Deontology
  4. What is legal is not necessarily ethical and what is ethical is not necessarily legal
    • True
    • False
  5. Ethics is the study of what is right and wrong just from an individual’s personal moral viewpoint
    • True
    • False
  6. Contract duties are obligations imposed by law.
    • True
    • False
  7. An agreement that is illegal is void.
    1. True
    2. False
  8. A promisor is a person to whom a promise has been made
    1. True
    2. False
  9. A contract need not be in writing to be enforceable.
    1. True
    2. False
  10. Which of the following factors considers whether the contract is yet to be performed or the obligations have been fully discharged by one or both parties while classifying contracts?
    1. Completion
    2. Acceptance
    3. Mutuality
    4. Explicitness
    5. Enforceability
  11. A general agent has the authority to act in any way required by the principal’s business
    1. True
    2. False
  12. Oral agencies are not legally binding unless reduced to writing.
    1. True
    2. False
  13. A(n) _____ is defined as a person who acts in the name of and on behalf of another, having been given and assumed some degree of authority to do so.
    1. Grantor.
    2. Insured
    3. Agent
    4. Testator
    5. Tenant
  14. In the legal relationship known as “agency”:
    1. the agent cannot have any personal property interest in the principal’s business.
    2. the principal must authorize all subagents appointed by an agent.
    3. a general agent has the authority to act in any way required by the principal’s business.
    4. the principal is primarily liable for all actions undertaken by agents and subagents.
    5. a general agent must be appointed for business purposes, while a special agent can be appointed for personal purposes.
  15. An agent who accepts a bribe to purchase goods for a principal only from a seller who is a personal friend breaches his _____ duty by taking the money, since it is the agent’s duty to work only for the best interests of the principal
    1. Statutory
    2. Gratuitous
    3. Fiduciary
    4. Expressed
    5. Apparent
  16. In property law, a(n) _____ is an interest in real property, ranging from absolute dominion and control to bare possession.
    1. Fixture
    2. Chattel
    3. Estate
    4. Attachment
    5. Lien
  17. A(n) _____ is an agreement regarding the use of land that “runs with the land”.
    1. dominant tenement
    2. restrictive covenant
    3. servient tenement
    4. easement appurtenant
    5. eminent domain
  18. A property is categorized into ‘commercial’ and ‘residential’ units, so that a commercial building cannot be built in a residential neighborhood and vice versa without a change in the ______ ordinances
    1. Easement
    2. inter vivos
    3. zoning
    4. restrictive covenant
    5. accession
  19. Which of the following acts is also known as the Superfund?
    1. Toxic Substances Control Act
    2. Comprehensive Environment Response, Compensation, and Liability Act
    3. Environment Protection Agency
    4. Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act
    5. Noise Regulation Act
  20. An easement is an estate whereas a license is personal to the grantee and is not assignable
    1. True
    2. False
  21. Tangible property is something without physical reality that entitles the owner to certain benefits.
    1. True
    2. False
  22. A steamroller is an example of a tangible property
    1. True
    2. False
  23. The sale of personal property, but not real property, is governed by Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code
    1. True
    2. False
  24. A fixture is an object that was once personal property but that has become so affixed to land or structures that it is considered legally a part of the real property
    1. True
    2. False
  25. Which of the following is an example of an intangible property?
    1. A trademark
    2. A popsicle stand
    3. A hairdryer
    4. A steamroller
    5. A phone
  26. The agreement between the owner of a real property and a real estate broker is known as the listing agreement
    1. True
    2. False
  27. Community property refers to:
    1. the space in a condominium ownership arrangement that all purchasers own as tenants in common.
    2. the shares in a cooperative building that are owned by tenants.
    3. property acquired while a husband and wife are married to each other, in which each has undivided interest.
    4. property in which joint tenants have unity of possession but not title.
    5. the shares of the many owners in a time-share type of property.
  28. _____ is a method by which a third party holds a document or money or both until specified conditions have been met.
    1. Easement
    2. A quitclaim deed
    3. enancy in common
    4. Escrow
    5. A condominium
  29. Property acquired by a spouse by gift or inheritance or owned before the marriage is known as separate property.
    1. True
    2. False
  30. The adverse possessor must use the land continuously, not intermittently.
    1. True
    2. False
  31. In case of a leasehold estate, the landlord’s interest in the property during the tenant’s possession is a reversionary interest.
    1. True
    2. False
  32. Leases can be created orally, unless the term of the lease exceeds the period specified by the Statute of Frauds
    1. True
    2. False
  33. When a landlord breaches any of his duties, the tenant may seek damages either after termination or as an alternative to termination.
    1. True
    2. False
  34. In an assignment, the tenant transfers all interest in the premises and all obligations.
    1. True
    2. False
  35. As a general rule, when injury occurs on premises rented to a tenant, the landlord is liable.
    1. True
    2. False
  36. Title I of the Consumer Credit Protection Act is popularly known as the Truth in Lending Act.
    1. True
    2. False
  37. The Fair Credit and Charge Card Disclosure Act requires that credit card issuers disclose the annual percentage rate, annual fees, grace period, and other information on credit card applications
    1. True
    2. False
  38. Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, an applicant denied credit has the right to be told the name and address of the credit bureau that prepared the report on which the denial was based.
    1. True
    2. False
  39. Garnishment, wage assignment, and confession of judgment are means of debt recovery.
    1. True
    2. False
  40. The _____ is the total of all money paid for credit.
    1. prime rate
    2. floor limit
    3. finance charge
    4. balloon payment
    5. floating rate
  41. A lien is security obtained through operation of law.
    1. True
    2. False
  42. A person who owes money to another is known as an obligor.
    1. True
    2. False
  43. Attachment is the process by which a security interest becomes enforceable against the debtor with respect to the collateral.
    1. True
    2. False
  44. A lien creditor is a creditor whose claim is based on operation of law as opposed to a creditor whose claim is based on agreement.
    1. True
    2. False
  45. A person who owes money or a duty of performance to another is known as a(n):
    1. obligor.
    2. creditor.
    3. pledger.
    4. bailer.
    5. debtor.
  46. A mortgage is a security in which the collateral is a piece of land.
    1. True
    2. False
  47. The party who holds a mortgage is known as the mortgagor.
    1. True
    2. False
  48. A mortgage between parties is invalid if it is not recorded.
    1. True
    2. False
  49. Recording a lien against real estate does not give the lienor an automatic right to the property if the debt remains unpaid.
    • True
    • False
  50. Judicial sale and power of sale are the two types of sale used in:
    • foreclosure.
    • attachment.
    • perfection.
    • exoneration.
    • subrogation.

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