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BUS 311 Week 3 Quiz 2
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1.

Question :

The United States has laws that prevent an employer from terminating employees without due cause.

 

 

Student Answer:

 

True

 

 

CORRECT

False

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Points Received:

1 of 1

 

Comments:

 

 

 

 

 2.

Question :

Peter owns an auto dealership. Peter hires Cara as a receptionist, Ben as a salesperson, Stacy as a mechanic, and the “Clean as a Whistle Co.” to come in at night and clean the premises.  Which situation is LEAST likely to result in liability for Peter?

 

 

Student Answer:

 

Cara, with authority, buys office supplies from Office Stuff.

 

 

 

Ben sells a car at a $1,000 markdown, after Peter told him not discount more than $500.

 

 

 

Stacy forgets to put the oil plug back into Daria’s car after an oil change, damaging the engine when the oil runs out.

 

 

CORRECT

Esmeralda from “Clean as a Whistle Co.” runs over Patty Pedestrian in the dealership’s parking lot.
 
 

 

Instructor Explanation:

The answer can be found in Section 12:1 Agency: Tort Liability and Agency; Section 12.1 Agency: Principal’s Liability for Agent’s Contracts, in the text.

 

 

 

Points Received:

1 of 1

 

Comments:

 

 

 

 

 3.

Question :

Employees and independent contractors are two types of compensated agents.

 

 

Student Answer:

CORRECT

True

 

 

 

False

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Points Received:

1 of 1

 

Comments:

 

 

 

 

 4.

Question :

An employer has a duty to indemnify, or compensate an employee for any losses suffered as a result of authorized legal acts that the employee performs under the employment agreement.

 

 

Student Answer:

CORRECT

True

 

 

 

False

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Points Received:

1 of 1

 

Comments:

 

 

 

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