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All About Law Chapter 4 Self-Quiz


 

Multiple Choice

Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

 

1. 

Criminal law emphasizes which of the following?

a.

penalties for the guilty

d.

a and b but not c

b.

compensating the victim

e.

a and c but not b

c.

prevention of further crime

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. 

The Law Commission of Canada has suggested that certain conditions must exist for an act to be subject to criminal penalties. Which of the following is not a condition?

a.

Other democracies have similar laws.

c.

Criminal law would be of use.

b.

The action violates society's basic values.

d.

The action harms other people.

 

 

 

 

 

3. 

Which of the conditions must exist for an act to be a criminal offence?

a.

a witness

d.

b and c but not a

b.

a guilty mind

e.

a and c but not b

c.

a wrongful deed (act)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. 

Motive is considered what kind of evidence in a court of law?

a.

inadmissible evidence

c.

circumstantial evidence

b.

direct evidence

d.

none of the above

 

 

 

 

 

5. 

Cutting people off in traffic can result in criminal charges if

a.

you receive a ticket

c.

you admit to the offence

b.

injury occurs as a result

d.

none of the above

 

 

 

 

 

6. 

Which of the following must be proven before an accused can be convicted of aiding or abetting?

a.

the accused was at the scene

d.

the accused knew the other's intent

b.

the accused knew what happened

e.

both a and d

c.

the accused has a bad reputation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7. 

A person who incites another to commit an offence can receive up to what penalty?

a.

half the penalty of convicted defendant

c.

rebuke from the bench

b.

same as convicted defendant

d.

none of the above

 

 

 

 

 

8. 

Which of the following have jurisdiction over part of the court system?

a.

municipal governments

c.

provincial governments

b.

county governments

d.

both a and c

 

 

 

 

 

9. 

Which of the following governments control criminal law?

a.

provincial government

d.

federal government

b.

municipal government

e.

all of the above

c.

Native self-government

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10. 

Minor indictable offences are treated

a.

as automatic discharge offences

c.

with fines rather than jail

b.

the same as major indictable offences

d.

like summary offences

 

 

 

 

 


 

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