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Question 14

Marks: 1 To be enforceable, contracts for the sale of goods must be in writing:

a. only if the purchase amount equals or exceeds 500.

b. under all circumstances.

c. only if the purchase amount equals or exceeds 1,000.

d. Both "a" and "b"are correct.

 

 

Question 15

Marks: 1 Robert spent six months creating a business plan for his client. The only copy of the business plan was stored on a computer diskette. Robert asked his friend Linda to drive him to his client's office so he could deliver the business plan. On the way to the client's office, Linda negligently drove off the road and into a river. The only copy of Robert's business plan was destroyed. Neither Robert nor Linda were injured. In a lawsuit by Robert against Linda, which of the following is most accurate?

a. Robert is not entitled to any compensation because he was not injured.

b. Robert may be entitled to compensation equal to the value of the business plan.

c. Robert is definitely entitled to compensation equal to the value of the business plan and the emotional suffering he went through because the only copy was

destroyed.

d. Robert is entitled to both compensatory and punitive damages because Linda should have been more careful.

Question 16

Marks: 1 Davis throws a dagger at Smith, intending to kill Smith. However, Davis misses Smith. Specifically, the dagger whizzes by Smith's head, missing her by approximately one inch. Then, the dagger strikes the hat Potter is wearing on his head. The dagger does not make contact with Potter's body. Of course, Davis did not intend to make contact with Potter. Unharmed but finding the whole thing offensive, Potter sues Davis for battery. Which of the following is most true?

a. Davis is not liable because he did not intend to make contact with Potter.

b. Davis is not liable because the knife did not make contact with Potter's body.

c. Davis is not liable because Potter did not suffer any physical harm.

d. Davis is liable to Potter for battery.

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