Civil Procedure Q1

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Civil Rights Movement Quizzes & Trivia

Chapter 1 Civil Procedure & Litigation.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The civil system:
    • A. 

      Is absolutely free to all parties.

    • B. 

      Attempts to rectify offenses that damage a person.

    • C. 

      Does not vary from state to state.

    • D. 

      Focuses on punishment and incarceration.

  • 2. 
    Pleadings in civil cases involve which of the following?
    • A. 

      Complaints

    • B. 

      Answers

    • C. 

      Replies

    • D. 

      All of the above are correct.

  • 3. 
    Discovery is a process that:
    • A. 

      Takes place after sentencing.

    • B. 

      Is used to locate evidence prior to a trial.

    • C. 

      Never involves a judge only a mediation.

    • D. 

      None of the above are correct.

  • 4. 
    Alternative dispute resolution can be:
    • A. 

      More costly to the parties.

    • B. 

      Used only when three or more attorneys are used by each side.

    • C. 

      Less costly.

    • D. 

      All of the above are correct.

  • 5. 
    A plaintiff in civil suits may seek damages, injunctions, and performances.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Issues of fact are never decided by a trier of fact.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Under no circumstances may a judge stop a trial once it has begun.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    When a trial is over, a written decision called a ______ is rendered.
    • A. 

      Sentence

    • B. 

      Motion

    • C. 

      Verdict

    • D. 

      Pleading

  • 9. 
    When a person receives court papers they have been ______.
    • A. 

      Deposed

    • B. 

      Remedied

    • C. 

      Served

    • D. 

      Motioned

  • 10. 
    The focus of civil law is to compensate parties that have been wronged.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False