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MULTIPLE CHOICE
1. A/An ………… is a writ issued by a court of justice requiring a person to appear before the court
at a specified time.
a. invocation
b. order
c. subpoena
d. warrant
2. The writ ordering a person to be brought before a court or judge, so that the court may ascertain
whether his detention is lawful is called …………………. .
a. certiorari
b. Habeas Corpus
c. capias
d. ratio legis
3. An amendment is ………………… .
a. an official approval of something which then becomes legally binding.
b. a formal proposal to be discussed and voted on in a debate or meeting.
c. an addition, alteration or improvement to a motion or document.
d. a decision made by a judge or magistrate.
4. A/An …………… is a written statement of the details of the crime with which someone is
charged in the Court.
a. complaint
b. allegation
c. verdict
d. indictment
5. In the sentence: No cruel punishments shall be inflicted upon the prisoners. to inflict means:
a. to cause something painful or unpleasant to be suffered by someone else;
b. to cause extreme physical pain to someone in order to extract information.
c. to harm someone without any reason;
6. In the sentence: The rights presented in the Constitution shall not be construed. to construe
means:
a. to comment upon the meaning of something.
b. to misunderstand the meaning of something;
c. to interpret the meaning of something;
7. In the sentence The news about the NSA's eavesdropping programs, to eavesdrop means:
a. to let one’s ears drop;
b. to listen secretly to the private conversation of others;
c. to whisper secrets to someone’s ear.
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8. In the sentence The federal government has vowed to prosecute, to vow means:
a. to pledge, promise, or undertake solemnly;
b. to pronounce a vowel;
c. to take a solemn oath.
9. In the sentence The government must prove beyond any reasonable doubt that, beyond any
reasonable doubt means:
a. giving someone the benefit of the doubt;
b. beyond any suspicion of guilt;
c. almost certain proof needed to convict a person in a criminal case.
10. In the phrase obtaining information respecting the national defense, respecting means:
a. regarding, concerning;
b. obeying, not violating;
c. showing or having respect for.
11. In the sentence To convict a person for disclosing classified information, to disclose information
means:
a. to make information known;
b. to receive money in exchange of information;
c. to look for more information.
12. In the sentence The FCS will forfeit the assets of those engaged in federal crimes. to forfeit
means:
a. to sell something at a lower price;
b. to confiscate something as a penalty for an offence, breach of contract;
c. to destroy or damage something by an act of vandalism.
13. In the sentence Many organizations defraud the public and private health care systems. to
defraud means:
a. to destroy or damage something especially by secret means;
b. to legally provide or obtain funds, capital, or credit for something;
c. to illegally obtain money, rights, property (from someone) by fraud.
14. In the sentence The ITADA amended the fraud chapter of title 18 of the United States Code… , to
amend means:
a. to alter or revise (legislation, a constitution, etc.) by formal procedure;
b. to make someone pay a certain amount of money exacted as a penalty;
c. to judge (something) with disapproval; censure.
15. In the sentence Identity fraud involves the misappropriation of another person's personal
identifying information…, to misappropriate means:
a. to have as one's property/to own;
b. to appropriate for a wrong or dishonest use/to embezzle or steal smth;
c. to give (a person) wrong directions or instructions.
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16. In the sentence Criminals use this information to run up debts on another person's account…, to
run up debts means:
a. to get rid of one’s debts by running;
b. to pay back one’s debts;
c. to amass/accumulate or incur debts.
17. In the sentence Criminals use this information to take over existing financial accounts., to take
over means:
a. to cancel the validity of/ abolish;
b. to assume the control or management of;
c. to examine/ investigate smth for accuracy.
18. In the phrase to provide an appropriate penalty for each offense…, penalty means:
a. a handicap awarded against a player or team for illegal play, such as a free shot at goal
by the opposing team, loss of points, etc;
b. loss, suffering, or other unfortunate result of one's own action, error;
c. a legal or official punishment, such as a term of imprisonment.
19. The synonymous term for the adjective counterfeit – counterfeit documents/notes – is:
a. forged
b. embezzled
c. illegal
d. fraudulent
20. PIN is the abbreviation of ………………………… .
a. Personal Identity Name;
b. Personal Identification Number;
c. Personal Information Number.
21. If participants ……………. any problems with the monitoring equipment, they must notify
officers immediately.
a. will experience
b. experience
c. experiences
d. would experience
22. If the defendant has a prior criminal record, his sentence ……………… harsher.
a. will be
b. is
c. would be
d. should be
23. A grand jury decides if there …… a probable cause to indict (accuse) individuals or corporations
on criminal charges based upon the evidence presented.
a. will be
b. has been
c. is
d. would be
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24. If a person …………... that he/she has been wrongfully imprisoned, he/she ……………. the right
to challenge the legality of their confinement.
a. believe, will have
b. will believe, may have
c. believes, may have
d. has believed, will have
25. If the writ of habeas corpus ………………... , the prisoner will be brought into court.
a. will be issued
b. is issued
c. had been issued
d. were issued
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