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All About Law - Chapter 7 Self-Quiz


 

Multiple Choice

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

 

1. 

An appearance notice gives all but one of the following pieces of information. Which one does it not give?

a.

time of court appearance

c.

penalty if convicted

b.

offence with which the accused is charged

d.

place of court appearance

 

 

 

 

 

2. 

The police are permitted to apply force that causes death if

a.

the offender is known to be dangerous

c.

the offender is a terrorist

b.

it protects others from bodily harm

d.

in none of the cases above

 

 

 

 

 

3. 

If police break rules of police conduct they can be

a.

charged under criminal law

c.

both a and b

b.

sued under civil law

d.

neither a nor b

 

 

 

 

 

4. 

If a police officer insists on questioning or searching a reluctant individual, that person should do which of the following?

a.

demand to see a lawyer

d.

a and b but not c

b.

write down the officer's badge number

e.

a and c but not b

c.

refuse to cooperate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. 

Someone who is charged with committing a crime has the right to

a.

advise friends and family immediately

d.

a and b but not c

b.

obtain a lawyer without delay

e.

b and c but not a

c.

access the Criminal Code promptly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6. 

If an officer seeking a search warrant relies on information from an informer, the officer must outline to the court that the informer

a.

is reliable in terms of information

c.

has no convictions for lying to courts

b.

does not have a criminal record

d.

is of good character

 

 

 

 

 

7. 

The police can use a search warrant at a residence on the date indicated between

a.

9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

c.

9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.

b.

12:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m.

d.

6:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

8. 

For suspected offences other than terrorism, the police can get a warrant for electronic surveillance for what length of time?

a.

30 days

c.

90 days

b.

60 days

d.

180 days

 

 

 

 

 

9. 

After an arrest is recorded, the officer in charge of a lockup or station may release people charged with which of the following?

a.

summary conviction offences

d.

a and b but not c

b.

hybrid offences

e.

a, b, and c

c.

indictable, five years or less

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10. 

Preceding a jury trial, if the defence shows that the Crown does not have a case, what happens?

a.

Police conduct is investigated.

c.

The jury is told of this fact.

b.

The charges are dropped.

d.

The judge is told but not the jury.

 

 

 

 

 


 

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