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1
Q

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.

A

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

2
Q

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.

A

d. monuments method.

3
Q

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.

A

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

4
Q

A legal description should be prepared by a(an)

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

A

a. land surveyor.

5
Q

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

A

c. surveyor’s

6
Q

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

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

A

d. meridian.

7
Q

The area between meridians is called a(an)

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

A

a. range.

8
Q

The distance between meridians is

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

A

b. 6 miles.

9
Q

A township contains how many sections?

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

A

c. 36

10
Q

How many square feet are in 1 acre?

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

A

a. 43,560

11
Q

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

A

b. 20 acres

12
Q

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

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

A

a. recorded plat.

13
Q

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

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

A

a. tier.

14
Q

The starting point of the government survey in Florida is in

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

A

c. Tallahassee

15
Q

How any acres are in 1 square mile?

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

A

b. 640

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