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

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Test your knowledge of the law with questions about driving, voter I.D., racial profiling laws and workplace laws.

 Jan 18, 2018

1 of 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

2 of 16Pick your answer!

How many jurors make up a standard jury?
10
12
8

3 of 16Pick your answer!

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

4 of 16Pick your answer!

A warrant is issued by the ____.
court
FBI
police

5 of 16Pick your answer!

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

6 of 16Pick your answer!

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

7 of 16Pick your answer!

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

8 of 16Pick your answer!

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

9 of 16Pick your answer!

How many citizens make up a jury?
12
24
9

10 of 16Pick your answer!

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

11 of 16Pick your answer!

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

12 of 16Pick your answer!

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

13 of 16Pick your answer!

What type of evidence benefits the defendant?
Exculpatory
Inculpatory

14 of 16Pick your answer!

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

15 of 16Pick your answer!

A capital offense is not punishable by death.
True
False

16 of 16Pick your answer!

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