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Contract Law Quiz

A quick quiz surrounding the legalities of contract Law. 10 Questions.

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What is the leading case regarding advertising 'puffs', offer and acceptance by conducts and reward posters?

  • Peck v. Lateu (1973)
  • Simpkins v. Pays (1955)
  • Carlill v. Carbolic Smoke Ball Co. (1893)
  • Jones v. Padavatton (1968)

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The general rule in formation of contracts is that silence cannot amount to acceptance. In which case was this demonstrated?

  • Partridge v. Crittenden (1968)
  • Felthouse v. Bindley (1862)
  • Fisher v. Bell (1961)
  • Byrne v. Van Tienhoven (1880)

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In which leading case was it demonstrated that advertising flick knives in a shop window was not an offer for sale, but an invitation to treat?

  • Carlill v. Carbolic Smoke Ball Co. (1893)
  • Byrne v. Van Tienhoven (1880)
  • Balfour v. Balfour (1919)
  • Fisher v. Bell (1961)


Can you match these rules for valid consideration to the relevant legal case?

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  • It must not be an existing duty
  • Past consideration is no consideration
  • Consideration need not be of equal value, but have some value
  • Part-payment of a debt is no consideration


  • Foakes v. Bear (1884)
  • Re McArdle (1951)
  • Stilk v. Myrick (1809)
  • Chappell v. Nestl√© (1960)

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Which of these is not a way of terminating an offer?

  • Rejecting the offer
  • Withdrawing the offer
  • Accepting the offer
  • Ignoring the offer

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Can you put these Statutes in order dating from the earliest to the most recent?

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  • Sale of Goods Act
  • Unfair Contract Terms Act
  • Misrepresentation Act
  • Sale of Goods and Services Act

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In the case of Bisset v. Wilkinson (1927), the statement made by the farmer during negotiations regarded what farm animal?

  • Chickens
  • Sheep
  • Pigs
  • Cows

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In the formation of contract, what is 'acceptance' defined as?

  • Partial agreement to all the terms of the offer
  • Disagreement of all the terms of the offer
  • Unconditional agreement to all the terms of the offer
  • Unconditional agreement to some of the terms of the offer


Can you define these formation of contract terms?

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  • Offer
  • Invitation to Treat
  • Consideration
  • Intention to Create Legal Relations


  • A statement of intent to be legally bound by the terms of the offer, if accepted
  • A presumption that any disputes will be dealt with in court
  • A benefit gained by one party and a loss suffered by the other party
  • An advertisement inducing the viewer to make an offer

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A company stated in an advert that they would pay £100 to anyone who contracted influenza after using their product. This was held to be an offer. What case is this?

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