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 Are you doing everything you can to ensure that you are not violating the National Do-Not-Call Registry rules? Test your knowledge of the federal guidelines by taking this quiz.

1.What phone numbers are eligible for registration on the Federal Trade Commission's National Do-Not-Call Registry Web site?

2.The National Do-Not-Call Registry:

3.How often is a business required to scrub its no-call list against the National Do-Not-Call Registry?

4.What kind of call is NOT exempt from the federal no-call rules?

5.Which statement below is correct?

6 .Who cannot bring a lawsuit for violations of the National Do-Not-Call Registry rules?

7 .A consumer calls my office with a question about a property. How long can I continue to call the consumer with information about other properties, assuming no transaction occurs between the parties?

8 .A former client calls Broker X and asks the broker to call the former client's best friend, who is looking for a real estate professional. The former client assures Broker X that the friend knows Broker X is calling and expects the call. Why does Broker X still need to check the National Do-Not-Call Registry?

9 .Salesperson A lists a telephone number on his "For Sale" signs. When the number is called, a recorded message is played that allows the caller to obtain more information about Salesperson A's listings. Salesperson A also has a system that captures the caller's telephone number. Assuming Salesperson A has no prior relationship with the caller, what is the permissible time period for Salesperson A to call the "captured" number with property information?

10.Which of the below is NOT part of a company's do-not-call office policy that qualifies the business for the safe harbor provision?