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Stargell Business Law Test Chapter 5

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  • 1. 
    A ________________ is a legal position that disproves, justifies, or otherwise excuses an alleged crime. 
    • A. 

      Crime

    • B. 

      Immunity

    • C. 

      Defense

    • D. 

      Conspiracy

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      False pretense

    • B. 

      Crime

    • C. 

      Immunity

    • D. 

      Procedural defense

  • 3. 
    ____________ is falsely or materially altering a document to defraud another. 
    • A. 

      Forgery

    • B. 

      Robbery

    • C. 

      Burglary

    • D. 

      Murder

  • 4. 
    Obtaining property by lying about a pst or existing fact is called _________________.
    • A. 

      Planting

    • B. 

      False pretenses

    • C. 

      Lying

    • D. 

      A defense

  • 5. 
    ______________ is wrongfully taking of another's property from their person or presence by threat of force or violence. 
    • A. 

      Burglary

    • B. 

      Manslaughter

    • C. 

      Assault

    • D. 

      Robbery

  • 6. 
    Imporperly obtaining money or other things of value by use of force, fear, or the power of office is known as ______________.
    • A. 

      Extortion

    • B. 

      Bribery

    • C. 

      Criminal trespass

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    A ______________ is a punshable offense against society. 
    • A. 

      Defense

    • B. 

      Crime

    • C. 

      Weapon

    • D. 

      Infraction

  • 8. 
    _______________ is having freedom from prosecution even when one has committed the crime charged. 
    • A. 

      Injustice

    • B. 

      Capital punishment

    • C. 

      Innocence

    • D. 

      Immunity

  • 9. 
    An agreement between two or more persons to commit a crime is also known as __________.
    • A. 

      Bribery

    • B. 

      Arrangement

    • C. 

      Conspiracy

    • D. 

      Extortion

  • 10. 
    _____________________ is substituted criminal liability. 
    • A. 

      Vicarious criminal liability

    • B. 

      Procedural criminal liability

    • C. 

      Pretenses criminal liability

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    A _______________ is a crime punishable by either a fine of more than $1,000 or by confinement for more than one year in a state prison or by death. 
    • A. 

      Misdemeanor

    • B. 

      Prosecution

    • C. 

      Infraction

    • D. 

      Felony

  • 12. 
    _______________ is the willful and illegal burning of a building. 
    • A. 

      Destruction

    • B. 

      Arson

    • C. 

      Insurance fraud

    • D. 

      Fire fraud

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is not a good defense to criminal accusations?
    • A. 

      Immunity

    • B. 

      Insanity

    • C. 

      Indebtedness

    • D. 

      All are good defenses

  • 14. 
    Self-defense is a
    • A. 

      Procedural defense

    • B. 

      Substantive defense

  • 15. 
    The authors of the Constitution believed it was better for our society to give individuals too much liberty than to allow the government too much power?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    An individual who helped in a car jacking in which someone was killed by another car jacker can be charged with murder.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Crimes are generally categorized as felonies or misdemeanors. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Common substantive defenses are self-defense, criminal insanity, and immunity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Anyone accused of committing a crime has certain constitutional rights, EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Freedom from arrest without probable cause

    • B. 

      The right to be represented by a lawyer

    • C. 

      The right to be released on bond

    • D. 

      The right to not to testify against oneself

  • 20. 
    The Miranda rule was developed to protect the individual's Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Miranda rights are a constitutional guarantee that any person who is arrested and questioned as a suspect in a crime be informed that he or she has the right to_____________.
    • A. 

      Get a bond

    • B. 

      Get visitors

    • C. 

      Remain silent

    • D. 

      Remain in a holding cell until a lawyer arrives

  • 22. 
    The Miranda warnings were mandated by the 1966 The United States Supreme Court decision in the case of Miranda versus what state?
    • A. 

      Alabama

    • B. 

      Arizonia

    • C. 

      Arkansas

    • D. 

      Nevada