Quiz: Can You Answer These 16 Legal Questions Every American Should Know?

Are you a law expert?

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 Sep 27, 2017
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Question: 1/16Pick your answer!


What is "due process?"
A guilty criminal defendant
The right to a fair and impartial trial
Property that's used as security for debt payment

Question: 2/16Pick your answer!


Getting a traffic ticket is a/an ____.
infraction
misdemeanor
felony

Question: 3/16Pick your answer!


You have the right to photograph anything in public sight.
False
True

Question: 4/16Pick your answer!


A warrant is issued by the ____.
court
police
FBI

Question: 5/16Pick your answer!


When you are acquitted you ___.
Are arrested
Are found not guilty
Swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth

Question: 6/16Pick your answer!


What are Miranda rights?
Your right to remain silent
Your right to avoid being arrested
Your right to confess

Question: 7/16Pick your answer!


A/an _____ is a command for a witness to appear in court and give testimony.
subpoena
sequester
injunction

Question: 8/16Pick your answer!


In all 50 states, driving with higher than ____ BAC (Blood Alcohol Content) will result in a DUI.
0.08%
8%
0.05%

Question: 9/16Pick your answer!


How many citizens make up a jury?
12
24
9

Question: 10/16Pick your answer!


What do the letters DA stand for?
Deputy Attorney
District Attorney
Duty Appraisal

Question: 11/16Pick your answer!


If you are arrested, and you cannot afford to hire a lawyer, the state will ____.
Give you a job so you can hire your own lawyer
Assign one to you
Automatically put you in jail

Question: 12/16Pick your answer!


In the United States the 'supreme law of the land' is:
The Constitution
Law enforcement
The Bill of Rights

Question: 13/16Pick your answer!


What type of evidence benefits the defendant?
Inculpatory
Exculpatory

Question: 14/16Pick your answer!


An _____ is a written or printed statement made under oath.
affidavit
appeal
arraignment

Question: 15/16Pick your answer!


A capital offense is not punishable by death.
False
True

Question: 16/16Pick your answer!


The second amendment of the Constitution is the right ______.
of freedom of speech
to bear Arms
to a speedy and public trial
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