Fourth Amendment Quiz

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This is a quiz to test your learning about the Fourth Amendment


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

      Thou shall not kill

    • 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. 

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

    • D. 

      People should not be searched no matter what the circumstances with out a warrant because people should be safe with their stuff.

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      A guy went to the store to buy toothpaste for his grandmother. When he gave it to her, he was accused of dealing drugs because he did not take it out of the bag.

    • B. 

      A girl was accused of taking steroids so she could be better at lacrosse. They searched her and tested her for drugs but she was found not guilty.

    • C. 

      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

    • D. 

      A girl was found smoking and the school searched her purse and found marijuana. She said it violated the 4th amendment but courts said it did not.

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      A school started to do random drug tests adn this angered Acton and his family. They refused to let him be tested because they thought the tests violated the fourth amendment.

    • B. 

      A man was using steroids to be better at football.

    • C. 

      Someone accused a man of taking steroids after they saw him taking a pill but after investigation it turned out to be an "Advil"

    • D. 

      A runner was accused of taking steroids because she won every race she was in.

  • 4. 
    What is the dispute about social networking sites.
    • A. 

      Facebook is sooooooo much better than Twitter.

    • B. 

      The sites are becoming better and better because there is now so much stuff to do on them. Some websites allow you to talk with friends and play games while some even allow you to do instant updates.

    • C. 

      Some people believe that social networking sites are asking for to much information while others think they need that much to keep it safe.

    • D. 

      Most people think they are safe on the internet but they are not, the government can bypass all your safety things to see personal info. Some people think this breaks the fourth amendment.

  • 5. 
    If the government searches your belongings or social networking site is it illegal?
    • A. 

      Yes, they are invading your property and they should not do that.

    • B. 

      Yes, they should keep to their own business and not invade your property.

    • C. 

      No, if they have a reason to search you stuff than you probably did something wrong or illegal. Your best bet is to play it safe and do nothing wrong.

    • D. 

      No, they need to make sure that you are not a terrorist or drug dealer dealing to kids and that is the only way to do so.