Quiz: These 18 Law Questions Trick Even The Smartest Police Officers

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Are you a law-abiding citizen? Take this quiz to prove it.

Take this quiz to find out how much you really know about the law in the United States by answering questions about common law terms.

 May 11, 2020

1 of 18Pick your answer!

How many members make up a typical jury?

2 of 18Pick your answer!

How should you address a judge?
Your Highness
Your Honor
Sir or Ma'am

3 of 18Pick your answer!

What happens if you can't afford a lawyer?
You will go to trial without a lawyer
You will go to jail
One will be appointed to you

4 of 18Pick your answer!

In Police terminology, what is a TC?
Total Control
Taser Compartment
Traffic collision

5 of 18Pick your answer!

Who votes on the verdict in a courtroom?
The jury
The defendant
The judge

6 of 18Pick your answer!

Who gives a testimony in court?

7 of 18Pick your answer!

The sentence is a punishment given to the _______.

8 of 18Pick your answer!

Who presents charges against an individual on behalf of the government?

9 of 18Pick your answer!

The only possible _______ for someone charged with a criminal offense are guilty or not guilty.

10 of 18Pick your answer!

________ is when an inmate is released and allowed to re-enter the general population.

11 of 18Pick your answer!

If a witness is issued a subpoena, they are required to give their testimony.

12 of 18Pick your answer!

How is someone monitored while under house arrest?
Guard dogs
An officer is always monitoring the house
A monitor is attached to their wrist or ankle

13 of 18Pick your answer!

Which is more serious: a felony or a misdemeanor?
It depends

14 of 18Pick your answer!

If the plaintiff wins in a civil case then they are awarded ______.

15 of 18Pick your answer!

What is a capital offense?
A crime punishable by death
A crime with no victims
A crime committed with good intentions

16 of 18Pick your answer!

When does someone post bail?
Before the trial
After the trial

17 of 18Pick your answer!

If a jury decides that a defendant is not guilty, then they are _______.

18 of 18Pick your answer!

Who is able to grant a search warrant?
A police officer
A judge
A prosecutor
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