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99-year lease: Quiz


Question 1: A 99-year lease was, under historic ________, the longest possible term of a lease of real property.
Civil law (legal system)Common lawShariaReception statute

Question 2: Under the traditional American common law doctrine, the 99-year term was not literal, but merely an arbitrary time span beyond the life expectancy of any possible ________ or lessor.
LeaseLeasingLeasehold estateProperty law

Question 3: The British famously had a 99-year lease, or concession, to Hong Kong ________ from China from 9 June 1898 to 1 July 1997.
KowloonHong Kong IslandNew TerritoriesNew Kowloon

Question 4: It is no longer the law in most common law ________ today, yet 99-year leases continue to be common as a matter of business practice and conventional wisdom.
Lis alibi pendensJurisdictionForum non conveniensForum shopping


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