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Is Andrew personally liable for the charges?No, because Andrew was only a partially disclosed agent.Yes, because an agent is almost always responsible for a contract formed on behalf of a principal.No, because the shopkeeper should have known that Andrew was not a legitimate agent.Yes, because he did not have the authority to make a contract on the elderly woman's behalf.CONCEPTAgent's Personal Liability for Torts and Contracts2A deed transferring ownership of a 500-acre parcel of land, subject to the condition thatyou maintain the roads criss-crossing the land, is a __________.possessory interestfee simple defeasible interestreversionary interestfee simple absolute interestCONCEPTReal Property: Duties, Responsibilities, and Interests3
Ryan owns a Christmas tree farm that struggles to compete with the Christmas tree farm on the other end of town. He instructs one of his employees to set a fire at the rival farm, which destroys much of their stock and drives up demand for Ryan's trees. Ryan's employee is arrested for arson, and the rival farm sues for damages.Is Ryan liable for the tort?Yes, Ryan is vicariously liable according to the "zone of risk" test because his employee's actions were foreseeable.Yes, Ryan is directly liable for the tortandfor the employee's criminal act of arson.No, Ryan is not liable in this case.Yes, Ryan is directly liable for the tort butnotfor the employee's criminal act of arson.CONCEPTPrincipal's Tort and Criminal Liability4Select the true statement regardingadverse possessionof real property.Adverse possession is more difficult to attain if the possessor's possession is openly visible toothers.A possessor must occupy real property at the owner's invitation in order to qualify for adversepossession.A possessor may acquire real property through adverse possession only if his or her possession has been continuous.Adverse possession is a common method of acquiring real property because its requirements are easily met.CONCEPTReal Property: Methods of Acquisition5Trudy is an aspiring chef. She takes a job in a famous restaurant in order to learn the head chef's highly secretive technique for making pasta, which people from all over the country come to eat. After quitting her job, Trudy opens her own restaurant and makes pasta using thesame technique. She advertises this fact in order to generate business.
Does Trudy's conduct violate trade secret law?No, because the head chef was not able to keep her technique a secret from Trudy.Yes, because the method by which Trudy discovered the trade secret is illegal according to trade secret law.Yes, because Trudy used a trade secret without permission from the secret’s owner.No, because Trudy was upfront about the fact that she was using the trade secret.