1. Which one of the following is not an example of a life estate? A. Courtesy B. Estate at will C. Dower D. Estate of non-inheritance 2. In a partnership, a partner who is unknown to the other partners, yet participates in the running of the firm is a _______ partner. A. limited C. silent B. active D. secret 3. Which one of the following statements is true concerning a patent? A. Only the patent-holder can ask the Patent Office to reexamine the patent. B. A patent in Canada is good for 10 years. C. In the case of infringement, the Patent Office will defend the patent. D. The Patent Office will search all existing patents upon receiving a patent application. 4. Mr. Peter buys a tract of land behind Mr. Sellers. Mr. Sellers’ property separates Mr. Peter’s land from the road. Mr. Peter can cross Mr. Sellers’ land under A. easement by necessity. C. easement by prescription. B. easement appurtenant. D. defect in title. 5. The promise of provision in a contract is called A. chattel. C.
consideration. B. intent. D. tort. 6. Which selling practice is legal in Canada? A. Multi-level marketing C. Bait-and-switch B. Pyramid selling D. Price maintenance 7. An owner receives notice that his property is on the future site of an expressway. He or she will most likely have to relinquish ownership due to A. police power. C. escheat. B. eminent domain. D. annexation. 8. If a lawyer tells you that his client is planning to construct a building on leased premises, the type of lease most likely being referred to is a A. net lease. C. percentage lease. B. gross lease. D. ground lease. 9. Which one of the following is not a condition for a valid contract? A. There must be no known reasons to prevent its completion. B. There must be at least two competent and identifiable parties. C. It must involve the transfer of a specified amount of cash. D. The terms and conditions must be specified. 10. The third court test to determine whether an item is a standard fixture or a trade fixture is A. intention. C. documentation. B. annexation. D. adaptation. 11. In a joint tenancy, unity of interest means that all joint tenants A. hold equal ownership interests. B. receive their interest at the same time. C. receive their interest by the same means of conveyance. D. hold an undivided right to possession. 12.
As a legal assistant, you’re advising the parties in a multi-page contract to initial each page.You explain that this is necessary to A. identify the parties to the contract. B. make sure that pages won’t be substituted. C. confirm acceptance of the contract. D. confirm the client’s legal authority to sign the contract. 13. Your employer asks you to investigate whether any encumbrances exist. This refers to A. warranties in a contract. C. expropriation of property. B. copyright violations. D. claims attached to property. 14. Your friend is considering incorporating her business. She values your position as a legal assistant and asks you if there are any disadvantages to incorporating. Which response would be your best? A. Corporate earnings are subject to double-taxation. B. It will be harder to raise investment capital. C. Doing so will make her subject to unlimited liability. D. There are no disadvantages; incorporating is always best. 15. The same friend confides that she would like some protection for her uncompleted invention. She asks you if there’s anything that she can do.You suggest that she file a A. petition. C. caveat. B. patent. D. lien. 16. Your employer hands you a document identifying the client as a remainderman.You realize that this document concerns a/an A. eminent domain. C. life estate. B. easement. D. estate at sufferance. 17. A tenancy in severalty means A. co-ownership. C. tenancy in common. B. several successive owners. D. one owner. 18. It’s necessary to register a sole proprietorship if A. the owner is operating under his own name. B. the name of the business differs from the owner. C. it’s a new business. D. the owner wishes to operate in a municipality. 19. When drawing up a contract, why is it important to state the geographical jurisdiction in which the contract takes place? A. It will prevent travel inconvenience for the client in the event of a dispute. B. The contract won’t be valid unless this is stated. C. It’s necessary for tax registration. D. It defines the responsibility for goods out on consignment. 20. Which one of the following is not a correct sales practice in Canada? A. “All-inclusive” prices shouldn’t be subject to hidden charges. B. Limited-time bargains should have a specified period. C. Permanent discounts should allow savings on listed prices. D. A retailer shouldn’t identify itself as a wholesaler.