Consideration  

created by Diamondsa… on 12 May 12
Very hard level (36% of success)    30 questions - 291 players
A quiz about the doctrine of consideration in English contract law
 
1
What is the function of consideration?
   
   
   
   
   
2
What is the consideration in a unilateral contract?
   
   
   
   
   
3
Which case defined what a valuable consideration is?
   
   
   
   
   
4
Which of these statements is not true of consideration?
   
   
   
   
   
5
What is the basis to the idea that consideration need not be adequate?
   
   
   
   
   
6
Which case held that performance of a pre-existing duty is not good consideration?
   
   
   
   
   
7
Which case held that performance of a pre-existing duty can constitute good consideration if there is some factual benefit to the promisor and there is no duress?
   
   
   
   
   
8
Which case relates to the idea that there is no consideration if the benefit moves from a third party?
   
   
   
   
   
9
Which case relates to the idea that there is consideration even where the benefit is received by a third party?
   
   
   
   
   
10
What is the general rule relating to past consideration?
   
   
   
   
   
11
Which of these is not an exception to the doctrine of past consideration?
   
   
   
   
   
12
What happens where there has been no performance at all?
   
   
   
   
   
13
What happens where there has been performance by one party?
   
   
   
   
   
14
What happens where goods are defective?
   
   
   
   
   
15
Which case relates to part payment of debt not being good consideration?
   
   
   
   
   
16
What must there be for part payment of debt to be valid?
   
   
   
   
   
17
What is promissory estoppel?
   
   
   
   
   
18
Which of these is not a type of estoppel?
   
   
   
   
   
19
What is the leading case to do with promissory estoppel?
   
   
   
   
   
20
What are the requirements of promissory estoppel?
   
   
   
   
   
21
Which case relates to the idea that promissory estoppel gives no new rights?
   
   
   
   
   
22
Which case relates to the idea that the buyer may claim damages if the buyer refuses to take delivery after time for delivery has been extended?
   
   
   
   
   
23
Which case supports the idea that promissory estoppel does not extinguish rights?
   
   
   
   
   
24
What did Collier v P & MJ Wright (Holdings) Ltd [2007] hold?
   
   
   
   
   
25
Which of these is not a criticism of consideration?
   
   
   
   
26
Which two cases may be cited as support for the idea that consideration can lead to inconsistencies?
   
   
   
   
   
27
What case did Collier v P & MJ Wright (Holdings) Ltd [2007] build on?
   
   
   
   
   
28
What does promissory estoppel do?
   
   
   
   
   
29
With regards to promissory estoppel it is enforced where insisting on strict legal rights would be... .
   
   
   
   
   
30
When was the word estoppel first used?
   
   
   
   
   

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