Law And Society Commerce

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Law Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is designed for year 9 and 10 students to revise their law and society skills in commerce. It mentions criminal law, civil law, the legal system and helps you understand how laws affect individuals and groups and regulate society.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Anarchy is:
    • A. 

      Disorder or confusion due to the absence of government or laws.

    • B. 

      An application for a legal decision to be reviewed in a higher court.

    • C. 

      The standard of proof required in a criminal trial.

    • D. 

      The party that commences a civil action.

    • E. 

      A process to determine whether someone committed a criminal act or cause another person a loss

  • 2. 
    What are laws?
  • 3. 
    The three main roles of law are: ________, ________ & ________.
  • 4. 
    In which court is a murder trial to be heard?
    • A. 

      The District Court

    • B. 

      The Local Court

    • C. 

      The Supreme Court

    • D. 

      The High Court

    • E. 

      Magistrate

  • 5. 
    In which court is an appeal from the NSW Supreme Court heard:
    • A. 

      The District Court

    • B. 

      The Local Court

    • C. 

      The Court Hierarchy

    • D. 

      The Supreme Court

    • E. 

      The High Court

  • 6. 
    A hearing for a minor traffic offence is most likely to be heard in which court?
    • A. 

      The Local Court

    • B. 

      The High Court

    • C. 

      The Court Hierarchy

    • D. 

      The District Court

    • E. 

      The Supreme Court

  • 7. 
    Explain the difference between a judge and a magistrate:
  • 8. 
    How many jurors are there for a civil case?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      8

    • E. 

      10

  • 9. 
    How many jurors for a criminal case?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      12

    • E. 

      14

  • 10. 
    How many jurors have to agree to determine whether the defendant is guilty or not guilty?
    • A. 

      50%

    • B. 

      50% + 1 vote

    • C. 

      51%

    • D. 

      ALL, 100%

    • E. 

      None, their vote is not counted

  • 11. 
    What is the plaintiff?
  • 12. 
    What is the defendant?
  • 13. 
    What is the difference between private and public law?
  • 14. 
    What is an indictable offence?
  • 15. 
    What is a summary offence?
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