FREE LARE Prep Section 4 Questions and Answers


In certain contracts, both parties consent to waive their right to file a lawsuit in the event of a disagreement. Instead, they engage an impartial third party to resolve any potential disagreements. This approach to settling conflicts is referred to as:

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Binding arbitration is the process by which two parties agree to forgo their legal right to go to court and instead rely on a third-party arbitrator to settle their differences. Nonbinding arbitration is when the parties agree to allow a neutral third party to make the decision but retain the ability to appeal the arbitrator's judgment in court. In mediation, parties resolve their differences with one another under the supervision of a mediator who serves as an impartial third party.

Which of the following determines how much water the soil can store and is therefore the most crucial factor?

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The kind of soil has a significant impact on how much water a soil can store. Pore spaces, often known as tiny pores, are present in soil and may store water. The soil type affects the size of the holes, which in turn affects how much water the soil can store.

What does a MasterFormat serve?

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The MasterFormat standard arranges critical documents and specifications for institutional and commercial building projects. Both the US and Canada utilize it. It originally had 16 categories and was created by the Construction Specifications Institute (CS) and Construction Specifications Canada. Nevertheless, there are currently 50 divisions due to an expansion in building methods and materials.

What one of the following is necessary for a contract to be enforceable?

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Only parties who are legally able to be held accountable for their acts, which are 18 years of age, may enter into a binding contract. In exchange for something else, generally money, one party must perform or promise to do something that will benefit the other party. By definition, a contract involving illicit action is void. Using an escrow account or having the contract witnessed by a notary public is optional.

Which of the following is utilized for a small modification to the contract's conditions?

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Changes to the contract's specifications may occasionally be required throughout a significant construction project. Several variables might lead to this. A change order is necessary for reasonably substantial modifications. A field order will do for minor adjustments.

A builder pledges to utilize a particular brand of inside paint in a written agreement. However, he waits to buy the paint until it is essential, hoping the cost will decrease. He learns that the paint is no longer produced when the building is almost finished and ready to be painted. He then applies a less expensive kind of paint without telling the customer. This contractor has violated the following:

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The contractor acted dishonestly. Nonfeasance happens when one party promises to do something but never does it. Nonfeasance would occur if the builder and his team abruptly ceased turning up in the middle of the job. Misfeasance is defined as completing an agreed-upon job improperly, which is what happened in this case. Malfeasance refers to actions designed to hurt the other party's interests. Malfeasance would be demonstrated if the builder deliberately set the structure on fire to avoid paying a fine for failing to use the specified paint.

Which of the following offers a top-down perspective of the rooms on a level of a building?

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An overhead view of the areas on a particular floor is included in a plan view. It also shows the structure's length, breadth, heights, and floor elevations. It may also provide information on a particular area of work.

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