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1

A contract for sale that contains a street address instead of a legal description is

a. not valid under the Statue of Frauds.
b. valid only if witnessed.
c. valid, but may lead to a future dispute.
d. a violation of the Code of Ethics.

c. valid, but may lead to a future dispute.

2

A legal description which uses topographical features as boundary markers has been described using the

a. metes and bounds method.
b. government survey method.
c. plat method.
d. monuments method.

d. monuments method.

3

The primary reference point in a metes and bounds description is the

a. starting point.
b. monument or permanent marker, then the point of beginning.
c. initial reference point.
d. point of first reference.

b. monument or permanent marker, then the point of beginning.

4

A legal description should be prepared by a(an)

a. land surveyor.
b. attorney.
c. broker.
d. title company.

a. land surveyor.

5

A property description which reads in part "...run N 73º26.8' E a distance of 100.43' " is being described using which method?

a. government survey
b. plat
c. surveyor's
d. monuments

c. surveyor's

6

The main north/south line used in the government survey method is the principal

a. latitude.
b. longitude.
c. baseline.
d. meridian.

d. meridian.

7

The area between meridians is called a(an)

a. range.
b. tier.
c. section.
d. acre.

a. range.

8

The distance between meridians is

a. 5 miles.
b. 6 miles.
c. 10 miles.
d. 18 miles.

b. 6 miles.

9

A township contains how many sections?

a. 24
b. 30
c. 36
d. 140

c. 36

10

How many square feet are in 1 acre?

a. 43,560
b. 43,650
c. 45,360
d. 45,630

a. 43,560

11

The S 1/2 of the SW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of Section 14 contains how many acres?

a. 10
b. 20
c. 40
d. 80

b. 20 acres

12

A property described by lot and block number is part of a

a. recorded plat.
b. recorded deed.
c. development.
d. government survey.

a. recorded plat.

13

The area between a baseline and a line running parallel to it is a(an)

a. tier.
b. range.
c. section.
d. acre.

a. tier.

14

The starting point of the government survey in Florida is in

a. Orlando
b. Jacksonville
c. Tallahassee
d. Miami

c. Tallahassee

15

How any acres are in 1 square mile?

a. 5,280
b. 640
c. 100
d. 36

b. 640

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