Midterm Study Trivia Quiz

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Midterm Quizzes & Trivia

With exams around the corner, it is important to ensure that you are ready for anything they bring at you otherwise you may end up freezing in the exam room. Do you have your midterms and are looking for a study trivia? If so, then the one below is perfect for you, why don’t you give it a shot and see what awaits you!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The act need not be the only cause of death; it must be a proximate cause. The death must occur within __________ after the cause of death is administered or it will be "rebuttably presumed" that the death did not result from the act.
    • A. 

      6 months and a day

    • B. 

      One year and a day

    • C. 

      Three years and a day

    • D. 

      Five years and a day

  • 2. 
    The corpus delicti or essential elements of a Felonious criminal homicide include ALL BUT WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING
    • A. 

      Death of a human being

    • B. 

      Unlawful act

    • C. 

      Criminal agency

    • D. 

      Body of deceased

  • 3. 
    Terry is in the act of molesting a child and the child accidently falls and is killed. What crime is Terry gulity of?
    • A. 

      Nothing, except child molestation

    • B. 

      Manslaughter

    • C. 

      First degree murder

    • D. 

      Second degree murder

  • 4. 
    All but one of the following is an element of first degree murder. Select the incorrect answer
    • A. 

      Maliceaforethought

    • B. 

      Premeditation

    • C. 

      Lyin in wait

    • D. 

      Child endangerment

  • 5. 
    Tony drives be Jimmy and intentionally shoots him. Jimmy dies as a result of the gun shot wound. What would the charge be?
    • A. 

      Assault with a deadly weapon

    • B. 

      First degree murfder with special circumstances

    • C. 

      First degree murder without special circumstances

    • D. 

      Battery with a weapon

  • 6. 
    Killing as a result which type of the following crimes would be a first-degree murder?
    • A. 

      Drive-by shooting

    • B. 

      Poison

    • C. 

      Carjacking

    • D. 

      Torture or mayhem

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Killing during “sudden quarrel or heat of passion” is what type of manslaughter:
    • A. 

      Involuntary.

    • B. 

      Voluntary.

    • C. 

      Excusable.

    • D. 

      Justifiable.

  • 8. 
    Which one of the following is an example of voluntary manslaughter?
    • A. 

      Vehicular homicide

    • B. 

      Killing in the heat of passion

    • C. 

      Killing during second degree robbery

    • D. 

      Death occurring while lawfully correcting a child with corporal punishment.

  • 9. 
    Killing someone in an “unlawful act” not a felony or during a “lawful act” which might produce death in an unlawful manner if done without due caution and circumspection is what type of manslaughter?
    • A. 

      Involuntary

    • B. 

      Voluntary

    • C. 

      Excusable

    • D. 

      Justifiable

  • 10. 
    “X” kills “Y” when “Y” attempts to rob the “X” at gunpoint. The killing is:
    • A. 

      Second degree murder.

    • B. 

      Manslaughter.

    • C. 

      Justifiable homicide.

    • D. 

      Excusable homicide.

  • 11. 
    Select the incorrect answer.
    • A. 

      Excusable homicide is when committed by accident, while doing a lawful act by lawful means and while exercising usual and ordinary caution, without unlawful intent.

    • B. 

      Excusable homicide is also when committed by accident or misfortune, in the heat of passion.

    • C. 

      Homicide is excusable when committed by police in retaking felons, making arrests, and when shooting “fleeing” felons, regardless of the felony.

    • D. 

      Homicide is justifiable when defending ones home and family.

  • 12. 
    In the parking lot you notice a car in which there is a small infant in the back seat. You first noticed the car there at least an hour ago. You know it has been 100 degrees or higher today. The car is locked with the windows up. You call paramedics and the police. By the time they all get there, the parent wanders up and says, “Oh my god, I only left the baby for a minute!” What would the parent be guilty of if the baby died? (Aside from abuse or neglect laws)
    • A. 

      First degree murder

    • B. 

      Voluntary manslaughter

    • C. 

      Involuntary manslaughter

    • D. 

      Felony manslaughter

  • 13. 
    All other types of murder, other than first-degree murder, are second-degree murder, because they lack these elements:
    • A. 

      Bad thoughts.

    • B. 

      Malice or evil intent.

    • C. 

      Premeditation.

    • D. 

      Actus Reus.

    • E. 

      B & C

  • 14. 
    Sexual intercourse with animals is known as:
    • A. 

      Buggery.

    • B. 

      Rape.

    • C. 

      Bestiality.

    • D. 

      Incest.

  • 15. 
    All but one of the following is true of child molesting (PC 288). Select the incorrect answer.
    • A. 

      Sex of the victim is immaterial.

    • B. 

      Some physical touching must have occurred.

    • C. 

      The suspect need not touch the child’s private parts.

    • D. 

      It is necessary that suspect’s lust be aroused or gratified.

  • 16. 
    If a person is convicted of sexual assaulting a child under the age of thirteen, they may be ordered to undergo:
    • A. 

      Surgical castration.

    • B. 

      Electroshock therapy.

    • C. 

      Chemical castration.

    • D. 

      Psychotherapy.

  • 17. 
    All but one of the following is a necessary element of felony child molesting. Select the one that is not an element of child molestation.
    • A. 

      Child under 14

    • B. 

      Suspect must touch the child’s private parts

    • C. 

      Specific intent

    • D. 

      Physically touching child

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