English Legal System

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Grammar Quizzes & Trivia

F4 Essential elements


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Equity preceded the common law
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    At  common law the only remedy was damages
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Public law includes criminal, administrative and intellectual property law
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    In criminal cases the case is cited as R v Smith
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    In civil cases the standard of proof is: beyond reasonable doubt
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    In civil cases the aim is to control behaviour which society disapproves of.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    "Obiter dicta" is the legal principle of a case which forms the binding precedent
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    "Ratio decidendi"  are the things stated in a judgment which are not necessary for the decision.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False