Quiz: These 18 Questions Will Reveal If You're Smart Enough To Be A Lawyer

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Sure, you're smart ... but are you smart enough to become a lawyer?

Answer the questions in this tricky quiz to determine whether you have what it takes to become a lawyer or even a judge one day.

 Jan 09, 2020

1 of 18Pick your answer!

Which of these figures usually testifies in court?
A bailiff
A witness
A judge

2 of 18Pick your answer!

What is a tort?
A form of assault
A civil wrong
A crime that isn't serious enough to be punished

3 of 18Pick your answer!

How many years does one typically spend in law school?
6-7
1-2
3-4

4 of 18Pick your answer!

You don't need a license to practice law if you're admitted to the bar. True or false?
True
False

5 of 18Pick your answer!

What is a hung jury?
A jury that's corrupt
A jury that can't agree on a verdict
A jury with an uneven number of people

6 of 18Pick your answer!

When testifying before the court, which hand is raised?
Neither
Right
Left

7 of 18Pick your answer!

Which of these is often used instead of the word "lawyer"?
Plaintiff
Counsel
Prosecutor

8 of 18Pick your answer!

All trials take place on time, as scheduled. True or false?
False
True

9 of 18Pick your answer!

Which of these titles is commonly given to judges as a sign of respect?
Your Lordship
Sir
Your Honor

10 of 18Pick your answer!

When a lawyer requests a continuance from a judge, what are they asking for?
For court to be postponed or adjourned
For the decision to be thought over
For the witness to be removed from the stand

11 of 18Pick your answer!

Are defendants able to represent themselves?
Yes
No, they must have a lawyer

12 of 18Pick your answer!

Law schools expect you to pick a field to specialize in before you graduate. True or false?
False
True

13 of 18Pick your answer!

Which of these is an example of false imprisonment?
Locking the car doors while driving through a rough neighborhood
A bank robber threatening customers with a gun if they leave
Grounding a child under 15

14 of 18Pick your answer!

Is violating a restraining order a misdemeanor or a felony?
Felony
Misdemeanor

15 of 18Pick your answer!

The term "larceny" refers to what?
Traffic infractions
Theft
Murder

16 of 18Pick your answer!

Texting while driving is illegal for who in most states?
Anyone with a Learner's permit
All drivers
Anyone under the age of 18

17 of 18Pick your answer!

What is a citizen's arrest?
An arrest performed by a qualified citizen, with a warrant
An arrest performed by a non-qualified citizen, without a warrant
An arrest performed by a qualified citizen, without a warrant

18 of 18Pick your answer!

What is jay-walking?
Crossing the street while holding a child's hand
Crossing the street in a crosswalk
Crossing the street in a place where there is no crosswalk
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