Quiz: Could You Make It Through Law School? These 15 Questions Will Tell

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Are you smarter than Elle Woods? Prove it!

Take this quiz to find out how far you'd get in law school by answering questions about the legal system and defining simple legal terms.

 Feb 04, 2018

1 of 15Pick your answer!

What do you call a person who initiates a lawsuit in a court of law?
Defendant
Petitioner
Plaintiff

2 of 15Pick your answer!

Which area of law deals with family matters including marriages, custody and support?
Contract law
Family law
Criminal law

3 of 15Pick your answer!

What do you call a group of citizens chosen to hear evidence and make a decision in a court of law?
Jury
Bailiff
Magistrate

4 of 15Pick your answer!

Which among the following is not among your Miranda Rights?
Right to freedom
Right to an attorney
Right to remain silent

5 of 15Pick your answer!

What do you call a person who testifies under oath before a court of law?
Defense Lawyer
Prosecutor
Witness

6 of 15Pick your answer!

What do you call the decision of a jury?
Final order
Disposition
Verdict

7 of 15Pick your answer!

Name the information used to persuade the jury or judge to make a particular decision
Testimony
Affidavit
Evidence

8 of 15Pick your answer!

What term refers to petty offenses that are typically punishable by fines, but not jail time?
Misdemeanor
Infraction
Felony

9 of 15Pick your answer!

What kind of law is is used by the government to prevent people from breaking laws, and punish people who do break them?
Criminal law
Contract law
Property law

10 of 15Pick your answer!

In which of these states is the death penalty illegal?
Illinois
Washington
Utah

11 of 15Pick your answer!

What is the legal age of consent in the US?
Between 16 and 18
25
Between 19 and 21

12 of 15Pick your answer!

How many people usually make up a jury?
6
12
10

13 of 15Pick your answer!

Counsel is another word for................
Plaintiff
Judge
Lawyer

14 of 15Pick your answer!

If you're not happy with the a court's ruling, what can you do?
Nothing
Certify
Appeal

15 of 15Pick your answer!

What role does the defendant take in the court room?
They make the decision
They defend themselves
They bring the lawsuit
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