Eighth Amendment Quiz

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This is a quiz to test your understanding of the Eighth amendment.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the 8th amendment?
    • A. 

      There should not be any excessive payments or fines or bad punishments inflicted.

    • B. 

      The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.

    • C. 

      People should not steal from anyone especially their mothers.

    • D. 

      Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      If the court charged you $10,000 of bail for stealing a candy bar when a good amount would be $100.

    • B. 

      When you are charged knowingly to much for an wrong act.

    • C. 

      When they charge you to much for a new piece of clothing.

    • D. 

      If you are signing up for sports and they say it is free but you have to pay for your own equipment.

  • 3. 
    What is excessive bail?
    • A. 

      The court charged you $10,000 of bail for stealing a candy bar when a good amount would be $100.

    • B. 

      Your friend asks you to bail him out of a tight situation, but you wont because it is too much of a commitment.

    • C. 

      You are in a boat and it is sinking. The captain tells you to bail out water but it is too much work for you.

    • D. 

      You go into the county jail to bail your friend out.

  • 4. 
    What is Guantanamo Bay?
    • A. 

      A Bay in Cuba where there are lots of fish that are called "Guantanamos" .

    • B. 

      A baseball player that is related to Jason Bay.

    • C. 

      A place in Cuba where the U.S. has a federal prison.

    • D. 

      A type of spice that used called Bay that is only found in Guantanamo.

  • 5. 
    What is cruel and unusual punishment?
    • A. 

      It is when you punish someone with abnormal ways.

    • B. 

      If you punish someone using objects called cruels and unusuals.

    • C. 

      If you punish someone to get information from them.

    • D. 

      When Jack Bauer from "24" punishes someone because he thought they did something wrong.