Self Check Chapter 35 Quiz (WK1)

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Self Check Chapter 35 Quiz (WK1) 1 James hired Megan to represent him in purchasing a building on May Street for his  business. The next day, Megan learned that one of her other clients, Will, wished to sell  his building on Main Street. Will told Megan that he was going to ask $200,000 for the  building but would accept an offer of $160,000 or more. Under these circumstances,  Megan would have a duty to communicate the information about Will's intent to accept  $160,000 to James. A) True B) False 2 Under the traditional employment-at-will doctrine, terminations of employees were  allowed for good cause only. A) True B) False 3 Under the traditional employment-at-will doctrine, the employer could end the  employment relationship without liability while the employee could not. A) True B) False 4 The president of a corporation is much more likely to be considered an employee than  an independent contractor. A) True B) False 5 In his years with the Mumford Corporation, William learned a lot about software  systems. He applied that knowledge to good effect after he left Mumford and went to  work for the Sebastian Corporation. When Mumford sues William for violating an  agent's duty of loyalty by using confidential information of the principal, Mumford will  probably lose. A) True B) False 6 Nick was a heavy-machine operator employed by Randall Construction, Inc. While 
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operating a bulldozer in accordance with instructions, the bulldozer malfunctioned,  causing a serious accident which left Nick paralyzed. An analysis showed that the  bulldozer failed because of improper and inadequate maintenance by Randall. Under  these circumstances: A) Nick will be successful in suing Randall for negligence. B) Nick will be successful in making a worker's compensation claim  against Randall. C) Both a and b. D) Neither a nor b. 7 Hank is a crane operator for Magnum Construction Corporation. One day, while  operating the crane, he negligently swung the crane into another building which caused  extensive damage to the other building and the crane. The accident also resulted in  fracturing Hank's elbow and dislocating his hip. In this situation A) Magnum is liable only to Hank for his personal injuries; they are not liable  to the owners of the damaged building. B)
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This note was uploaded on 06/08/2010 for the course MG 261DLB taught by Professor Johnhutcherson during the Spring '10 term at Park.

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