MBE Hearsay Exceptions Quiz

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  • 1. 
    A Dying Declaration is
    • A. 

      Not Hearsay.

    • B. 

      Not hearsay, but the person who made the statement must be available.

    • C. 

      An exception requiring unavailability of the speaker.

    • D. 

      An exception where availability of the person who was speaking is required.

    • E. 

      An exception where unavailability of a the person who made the statement is immaterial.

  • 2. 
    Opponent's Wrongdoing is 
    • A. 

      Not Hearsay

    • B. 

      Not hearsay, but the witness must be available.

    • C. 

      An exception requiring unavailability of the speaker.

    • D. 

      An exception where availability of the person who was speaking is required.

    • E. 

      An exception where unavailability of a the person who made the statement is immaterial.

  • 3. 
    A declaration against interest is 
    • A. 

      Not Hearsay

    • B. 

      Not hearsay, but the witness must be available.

    • C. 

      An exception requiring unavailability of the speaker.

    • D. 

      An exception where availability of the person who was speaking is required.

    • E. 

      An exception where unavailability of a the person who made the statement is immaterial.

  • 4. 
    Family History
    • A. 

      Not Hearsay

    • B. 

      Not hearsay, but the witness must be available.

    • C. 

      An exception requiring unavailability of the speaker.

    • D. 

      An exception where availability of the person who was speaking is required.

    • E. 

      An exception where unavailability of a the person who made the statement is immaterial.

  • 5. 
    Testimony in a Prior Proceeding, or former testimony is
    • A. 

      Not Hearsay

    • B. 

      Not hearsay, but the witness must be available.

    • C. 

      An exception requiring unavailability of the speaker.

    • D. 

      An exception where availability of the person who was speaking is required.

    • E. 

      An exception where unavailability of a the person who made the statement is immaterial.

  • 6. 
    An Admission of a Party Opponent is:
    • A. 

      Not Hearsay

    • B. 

      Not hearsay, but the witness must be available.

    • C. 

      An exception requiring unavailability of the speaker.

    • D. 

      An exception where availability of the person who was speaking is required.

    • E. 

      An exception where unavailability of a the person who made the statement is immaterial.

  • 7. 
    A Prior Identification is:
    • A. 

      Not Hearsay

    • B. 

      Not hearsay, but the witness must be available.

    • C. 

      An exception requiring unavailability of the speaker.

    • D. 

      An exception where availability of the person who was speaking is required.

    • E. 

      An exception where unavailability of a the person who made the statement is immaterial.

  • 8. 
    Introducing a statement to show the effect on the listener, knowledge or notice is:
    • A. 

      Not Hearsay.

    • B. 

      Not hearsay, but the witness must be available.

    • C. 

      An exception requiring unavailability of the speaker.

    • D. 

      An exception where availability of the person who was speaking is required.

    • E. 

      An exception where unavailability of a the person who made the statement is immaterial.

  • 9. 
    Verbal Acts are 
    • A. 

      Not Hearsay

    • B. 

      Not hearsay, but the witness must be available.

    • C. 

      An exception requiring unavailability of the speaker.

    • D. 

      An exception where availability of the person who was speaking is required.

    • E. 

      An exception where unavailability of a the person who made the statement is immaterial.

  • 10. 
    A statement of a Present Intention or Condition is
    • A. 

      Not Hearsay

    • B. 

      Not hearsay, but the witness must be available.

    • C. 

      An exception requiring unavailability of the speaker.

    • D. 

      An exception where availability of the person who was speaking is required.

    • E. 

      An exception where unavailability of a the person who made the statement is immaterial.

  • 11. 
    Recorded Recollections, or Prior Recollection Recorded is
    • A. 

      Not Hearsay

    • B. 

      Not hearsay, but the witness must be available.

    • C. 

      An exception requiring unavailability of the speaker.

    • D. 

      An exception where availability of the person who was speaking is required.

    • E. 

      An exception where unavailability of a the person who made the statement is immaterial.

  • 12. 
    Present Sense Impressions are:
    • A. 

      Not Hearsay

    • B. 

      Not hearsay, but the witness must be available.

    • C. 

      An exception requiring unavailability of the speaker.

    • D. 

      An exception where availability of the person who was speaking is required.

    • E. 

      An exception where unavailability of a the person who made the statement is immaterial.

  • 13. 
    A statement made for the purpose of securing a Diagnosis or Treatment
    • A. 

      Not Hearsay

    • B. 

      Not hearsay, but the witness must be available.

    • C. 

      An exception requiring unavailability of the speaker.

    • D. 

      An exception where availability of the person who was speaking is required.

    • E. 

      An exception where unavailability of a the person who made the statement is immaterial.

  • 14. 
    An Exited Utterance is
    • A. 

      Not Hearsay

    • B. 

      Not hearsay, but the witness must be available.

    • C. 

      An exception requiring unavailability of the speaker.

    • D. 

      An exception where availability of the person who was speaking is required.

    • E. 

      An exception where unavailability of a the person who made the statement is immaterial.

  • 15. 
    A Business Record is:
    • A. 

      Not Hearsay

    • B. 

      Not hearsay, but the witness must be available.

    • C. 

      An exception requiring unavailability of the speaker.

    • D. 

      An exception where availability of the person who was speaking is required.

    • E. 

      An exception where unavailability of a the person who made the statement is immaterial.

  • 16. 
    Convictions contained in a Judgment are:
    • A. 

      Not Hearsay

    • B. 

      Not hearsay, but the witness must be available.

    • C. 

      An exception requiring unavailability of the speaker.

    • D. 

      An exception where availability of the person who was speaking is required.

    • E. 

      An exception where unavailability of a the person who made the statement is immaterial.

  • 17. 
    Ancient Documents are
    • A. 

      Not Hearsay

    • B. 

      Not hearsay, but the witness must be available.

    • C. 

      An exception requiring unavailability of the speaker.

    • D. 

      An exception where availability of the person who was speaking is required.

    • E. 

      An exception where unavailability of a the person who made the statement is immaterial.

  • 18. 
    (Documents establishing) Property interests
    • A. 

      Not Hearsay

    • B. 

      Not hearsay, but the witness must be available.

    • C. 

      An exception requiring unavailability of the speaker.

    • D. 

      An exception where availability of the person who was speaking is required.

    • E. 

      An exception where unavailability of a the person who made the statement is immaterial.

  • 19. 
    Vital Statistics and public records are:
    • A. 

      Not Hearsay

    • B. 

      Not hearsay, but the witness must be available.

    • C. 

      An exception requiring unavailability of the speaker.

    • D. 

      An exception where availability of the person who was speaking is required.

    • E. 

      An exception where unavailability of a the person who made the statement is immaterial.

  • 20. 
    Treatises are
    • A. 

      Not Hearsay

    • B. 

      Not hearsay, but the witness must be available.

    • C. 

      An exception requiring unavailability of the speaker.

    • D. 

      An exception where availability of the person who was speaking is required.

    • E. 

      An exception where unavailability of a the person who made the statement is immaterial.

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