Interesting Trivia Facts And Questions On World Of Law!

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Welcome to the Interesting Trivia Facts and Questions on World of Law! Laws are put in place to ensure order and that every person’s right is not abused. How conversant are you when it comes to some of the most known crimes in history? The quiz below is perfect for seeing just how much you know about some laws. Give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Following prosecution for the murder of their 17 victims in 1827/28, what punishment did William Burke and William Hare receive?
    • A. 

      Both were sentenced to hanging

    • B. 

      Both were sentenced to life imprisonment

    • C. 

      Hare was released and Burke was hanged and then his body dissected in public

    • D. 

      None - both were released due to lack of evidence

  • 2. 
    The law and your age - which one of the following can you do at the age of 15?
    • A. 

      Buy liqueur chocolates

    • B. 

      Buy aerosol paint

    • C. 

      Obtain a shotgun certificate

    • D. 

      Drink wine or beer with a meal in a restaurant

  • 3. 
    Which Scottish public authority was in 2007 ordered to pay damages in excess of £122,000 for failing to follow European Procurement legislation?
    • A. 

      North Ayrshire Council

    • B. 

      South Lanarkshire Council

    • C. 

      Strathclyde Fire Brigade

    • D. 

      Scottish Police Federation

  • 4. 
    The feudal system of land ownership was abolished in Scotland on:
    • A. 

      1st May 1690

    • B. 

      17th April 1916

    • C. 

      28th November 2004

    • D. 

      1st February 2000

  • 5. 
    A person purchasing a home in Scotland becomes:
    • A. 

      The freeholder

    • B. 

      The feuar

    • C. 

      The superior

    • D. 

      The owner

  • 6. 
    A lump sum payable by a tenant to a landlord at the start of a lease is known as:
    • A. 

      A bung

    • B. 

      A grassum

    • C. 

      A skat

    • D. 

      A thirlage

  • 7. 
    If a person is a victim of the crime of Hamesucken in Scotland, are they a victim of:
    • A. 

      Assault

    • B. 

      Robbery

    • C. 

      Arson

    • D. 

      Fraud

  • 8. 
    Seventy-five years ago something decomposing in a ginger beer bottle started the law of liability for negligence in the UK.  What was decomposing?
    • A. 

      A maggot

    • B. 

      A snail

    • C. 

      A mouse

    • D. 

      A cockroach

  • 9. 
    What was Al Capone convicted of?
    • A. 

      Conspiracy to commit murder

    • B. 

      Vandalism

    • C. 

      Income tax evasion

    • D. 

      Conspiracy to violate prohibition

  • 10. 
    In London, it is illegal to flag a taxi if…
    • A. 

      You have a dog with you

    • B. 

      You are drunk

    • C. 

      You are under the influence of drugs

    • D. 

      You have the plague

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