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69.Homeowner enters into an agreement with Grasscutter to cut the grass at Homeowner’s house.The contract says nothing about delegation or assignment. Grasscutter gets a friend, Lawnmowerto do the actual work. Which is true?a.This is a breach of the original contract because Grasscutter was the person hired.b.This is an assignment by Grasscutter of his duty to cut the grass.c.Because the contract does not mention assignment or delegation, Grasscutter cannot havesomeone else perform his duty.d.Grasscutter can have Lawnmower do the work, but Grasscutter can be held responsible ifLawnmower does not do the work properly.D[difficult]70.The bank lends money to Jane to buy a car. After several months, Jane sells the car to Dan. Danagrees to pay off the loan to the bank. If Dan fails to pay the loan, then:71.Paragon Studios hires Harry Ford to play Indiana Bones in one of its new movies. Harry decidesthat he cannot fulfill this contract so he assigns his rights and delegates his duties under thecontract to Tom Smellnik, another famous actor and friend of Harry’s. Which of the followingbest describes this situation?211
Chapter 1572.Luziva Co. enters into a contract to deliver 200 coats to Buyer. Luziva determines that it cannothonor the contract, so it assigns the contract to Maniva Co. Maniva Co. delivers the specified200 coats to Buyer per the contract.73.Ralph Co. contracts to sell 500 televisions to Buyer. Ralph decides that it cannot fulfill itscontract, so it transfers all its rights and duties to George Co. If George Co. fails to deliver thetelevisions as scheduled, then:a.Buyer may sue and collect from Ralph only.b.Buyer may sue and collect from George only.c.Buyer may sue and collect from both George and Ralph.d.Buyer may sue and collect from either George or Ralph.D[moderate]Third-Party Beneficiaries