The Courtroom Amendments (5, 6, 7) Quiz

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This quiz will help you to see if you understood this website and the Courtroom Amendments.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When people says, “Taking the Fifth”, what do they mean?
    • A. 

      You can’t be charged twice.

    • B. 

      The Fifth Amendment

    • C. 

      The witness does not have to speak in court.

    • D. 

      You have the right to a jury.

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Was Ernesto Miranda in the Miranda v. Arizona case found guilty or not guilty?
    • A. 

      Guilty

    • B. 

      Not guilty

    • C. 

      No one knows for sure

    • D. 

      Miranda never went to court.

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Why do we have the right to a lawyer?
    • A. 

      Colonist defended themselves with no lawyers and they were always found guilty.

    • B. 

      Great Britain didn’t allow the colonist a lawyer.

    • C. 

      Many people thought that there should be someone who knew the law to help the accuser and accused.

    • D. 

      A homeless man didn’t have lawyer and was found guilty of crime.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    What is NOT requirement for a trial by jury?
    • A. 

      The case follows the 1791 English Common Law.

    • B. 

      The case takes place in a state court.

    • C. 

      The plaintiff wants money from defendant.

    • D. 

      The rights between private citizens are disobeyed.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    What caused the king and the Parliament to make a new court for the colonists without a jury?
    • A. 

      The colonists didn’t want a jury.

    • B. 

      The king and the Parliament felt that a jury gave too much power to the colonists.

    • C. 

      The colonies didn’t have large population.

    • D. 

      The jury mostly found the colonist innocent of smuggling, even when there was enough evidence that proved otherwise.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    What does the Sixth Amendment cover?
    • A. 

      Right to a speedy trial

    • B. 

      Confronting the witness

    • C. 

      Right to a lawyer

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    What kind of case doesn’t apply to the Seventh Amendment?
    • A. 

      Civil cases

    • B. 

      Criminal cases

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    What happens when there is “witness tampering”?
    • A. 

      Nothing

    • B. 

      There's a retrial with a different jury.

    • C. 

      The person responsible for it is ordered to leave the jury.

    • D. 

      The court still allows that jury to decide verdict.

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Double Jeopardy is…
    • A. 

      When you can’t be tried for a case with the same facts twice

    • B. 

      When you cannot be charged twice

    • C. 

      When the defendant can’t be tried in court again, if he/she’s acquitted

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    What rights of Ernesto Miranda’s in the Miranda v. Arizona case were violated?
    • A. 

      Fifth and Sixth Amendments

    • B. 

      Seventh Amendment

    • C. 

      Sixth Amendment

    • D. 

      Fifth Amendment