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Quiz #6-2 - Legal Descriptions - Chapter 9

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1. Henry Williams owned the SW ¼ of a section of land. He sold the W ½ of the NW ¼
    of the SW ¼ at $275 an acre and he sold the SW ¼ of the SW ¼ at $250 an acre.
    How much money did Mr. Williams receive for the land?

               A. $  5,500
               B. $10,000
               C. $15,000
               D. $12,500.

2. How many acres did Mr. Williams sell in problem 1?

               A. 100
               B.   60
               C.   80
               D. 160

3. How many acres does Mr. Williams still own (see problems 1 and 2)?

               A. 100
               B.   80
               C.   50
               D.   40

4. How many acres are contained in the following tract of land? "…to a point of
    beginning; thence South 45° 0’0" West 300 feet; thence North 45° 0’0" West 350
    feet; thence North 45° 0’0" East 300 feet; thence South 45° 0’0" East 350 feet to
    the point of beginning."

              A. 2.41
              B. 3.60
              C. 2.07
              D. 2.81

5. How many acres are in the W ½ of the NE ¼ of the SW ¼ of the NW ¼ of Section
     34?

              A.   5
              B. 50
              C.   2.5
              D. 40

6. Find the number of acres contained in the following: NW 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of
     the NE 1/4 of Section 12.

7. Determine the number of acres in each of the lettered areas:

                A. SE 1/4
                B. W 1/2 of the N 1/2 of the NW 1/4
                C. S 1/2 of the NW 1/4
                D. NW 1/4 of the NE 1/4
                E. W 1/2 of the NE 1/4 of the NE 1/4
                F. N 1/2 of the S 1/2 of the NE 1/4
                G. E 1/2 of the S 1/2 of the S 1/2 of the NE 1/4
                H. SE 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of the SW 1/4
                I. N 1/2 of the NW 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of the SW 1/4

8. How many acres does the shaded area in the diagram contain?

9. Locate and shade in the NE 1/4 of the NW1/4 of Section 3. How many acres
    does it contain?

10. Locate and shade the S 1/2 of the S 1/2 of the S 1/2 of Section 4. How many
      acres does it contain?

11. Dale Martin owns the SW ¼ of the SW ¼ of a section of unimproved land.
       If similar land in the area is selling for $1,240 per acre, how much is Mr. Martin’s
       property worth?

12. The valley Development Corporation bought a piece of land described as the
       W ½ of the S ½ of the S ½ of the NE ¼ of section 24. If a total of $120,000 was paid
       for the land, how much did it cost per acre?

13. John Cordova owned the NE ¼ of a section. He sold the S ½ of the NE ¼.
      How many acres does he still own?

14. Mr. Cordova sold the NW ¼ of the NE ¼ for $144,000. Based on this price per
      acre, how much would you pay for the E ½ of the NE ¼ of the NE ¼?

15. Horace Tucker and William Lawson formed a corporation. Each conveyed
       real estate in return for shares of stock in the company, as indicated below:
      Tucker: N ½ of the NW ¼ of the SW ¼ of the SW ¼ and the SE ¼ of the SW ¼ of
       the SW ¼ of Section 2 Lawson: SW ¼ of the NW ¼ of the SW ¼ of the NW ¼ of
       Section 3 and the W ½ of the SW ¼ of Section 4

The corporation issued 500 shares of stock for each acre received.

               A. How many shares did Tucker receive? _________

               B. How many shares did Lawson receive? _________

16. The S ½ of the SW ¼ of the NW ¼ of Section 4 was sold for $1,150 per acre.
       How much did the parcel sell for?

               A. $29,000
               B. $21,500
               C. $26,000
               D. $23,000

17. If the S ½ of the NW ¼ of the NE ¼ of the SW ¼ of Section sold for $1,325 per
      acre, what was the total price?

               A. $  6,625
               B. $13,250
               C. $53,000
               D. $  3,313

18. The Rand family owned the entire SW ¼ of Section 5. They sold the S ½ of the
      SW ¼ of the SW ¼ Section 5 at $2,000 per acre. They also sold the SW ¼ of the
      SE ¼ of the SW ¼ of Section 5 at $2,500 per acre. How much money did the
      Rands receive?

               A. $25,000
               B. $65,000
               C. $40,000
               D. $45,000

19. Hannah Schwartz owned acreage described as the NW ¼ of Section 7. She
       sold half of her property for $5,000 per acre and a quarter of the balance
       for $4,500 per acre. What was the total sales price?

              A. $400,000
              B. $490,000
              C. $450,000
              D. $500,000

20. Emil and Emett Emory owned Section 17. They sold the following three tracts
      of land: W ½ of the SW ¼; NE ¼ of the SW 14; and N ½ of the SE ¼. Their
      remaining acreage totals?

              A. 400
              B. 320
              C. 440
              D. 460

21. Which of the following tracts is the largest?

              A. NW ¼ of the NW ¼ of the SE ¼ of Section 1
              B. S ½ of the SE ¼ of the SE ¼ of the NW ¼ of Section 3
              C. SE ¼ of the SE ¼ of the NW ¼ and the SW ¼ of the NE ¼ of Section 7
              D. All three tracts are of equal size.

22. Which of the following tracts is 20 acres?

              A. N ½ of the SW ¼ of the NE ¼ of the SW ¼ of Section 6
              B. NW ¼ of the SE ¼ of the NW ¼ of Section 9
              C. S ½ of the NE ¼ of the WE ¼ of Section 8
              D. S ½ of the S ½ of the S ½ of Section 10

23. What price per acre was paid for the W ½ of the NE ¼ of the NE ¼ of Section 1
      
and the SE ¼ of the NE ¼ of the NE ¼ of Section 1 if the total parcel sold for
       $180,000?

               A. $   600
               B. $3,000
               C. $6,000
               D. $4,500

24. How many square feet are in the following tract of land? "…to a point of
       beginning; thence due South for 400 feet; thence North 45° West  562.5
feet;
       thence due East 400 feet to the point of beginning."

                A. 112,500
                B. 160,000
                C.   80,000
                D. 225,000

25. How many acres are in the tract of land described in problem 24?

                A. 1.84
                B. 3.67
                C. 2.58
                D. 5.17

Quiz #6-2 - Legal Descriptions - Chapter 9
ANSWERS

1. C 11. $49,600 21. C
2. B 12. $6,000 22. C
3. A 13. 80 23. C
4. A 14. $72,000 24. C
5. A 15. $   7,500
      $41,250
25. A
6. 10 16. D 26.
7. SEE
    BELOW
17. A 27.
8. 80 18. B 28.
9. 40 19. B 29.
10. 80 20. C 30.
7. A. 160 B. 40 C. 80 D. 40 E. 20
F. 40 G. 20 H. 10 I. 5
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