Ministry Of Law School Outreach Programme 2016 (Innova Jc)

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Ministry Of Law School Outreach Programme 2016 (Innova Jc)

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The top 5 scorers of this quiz will be given a $50 book voucher. They will also be invited to an exclusive tea session at the Ministry, where they will get to interact with a special guest. All the best!
  • 2. 
    Please provide your honest feedback, before taking the quiz!
  • 3. 
    I now have a better understanding of what the Rule of Law is and how it applies to me.
    • A. 

      Strongly Agree

    • B. 

      Agree

    • C. 

      Neutral

    • D. 

      Disagree

    • E. 

      Strongly Disagree

  • 4. 
    I can see how and why different societies apply the Rule of Law differently.
    • A. 

      Strongly Agree

    • B. 

      Agree

    • C. 

      Neutral

    • D. 

      Disagree

    • E. 

      Strongly Disagree

  • 5. 
    Overall, I found the session engaging.
    • A. 

      Strongly Agree

    • B. 

      Agree

    • C. 

      Neutral

    • D. 

      Disagree

    • E. 

      Strongly Disagree

  • 6. 
    I have the following suggestions to enhance/improve the programme:
  • 7. 
    Please answer all questions. All the best!
  • 8. 
    The Rule of Law means:
    • A. 

      All laws should be published on the Internet.

    • B. 

      No one is above the law, and the law applies to everyone.

    • C. 

      The Government achieves all its objectives using laws.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not a feature of a system governed by the Rule of Law?
    • A. 

      Justice is delivered in a timely manner by independent Courts.

    • B. 

      The Government, individuals and private entities are all accountable under the law.

    • C. 

      The laws are clear, publicized, applied evenly and adequately protect fundamental rights.

    • D. 

      The law is the only way of regulating people's behaviour in society.

  • 10. 
    What are the three arms of government?
    • A. 

      The Police, the Executive and the Judiciary.

    • B. 

      The Police, the Armed Forces, and the Civil Service.

    • C. 

      The Executive, the Legislature, and the Judiciary.

    • D. 

      The Civil Service, the Legislature, and the Judiciary.

  • 11. 
    What is not a necessary condition for the just application of the Rule of Law?
    • A. 

      Imposition of heavy penalties for offences committed.

    • B. 

      Judicial independence.

    • C. 

      The absence of corruption.

    • D. 

      Separation of powers.

  • 12. 
    An investor who is interested in setting up a business would:
    • A. 

      Choose to set up his or her business in Singapore because Singapore's firm commitment to the Rule of Law ensures a safe and secure environment for the business to thrive.

    • B. 

      Choose to set up his or her business in Singapore because Singapore's firm commitment to the Rule of Law ensures that any profit he makes will not be taken away by corrupt officials or criminals.

    • C. 

      Choose to set up his or her business in Singapore because Singapore's firm commitment to the Rule of Law ensures that any business-related disputes would be resolved in a fair and timely manner.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 13. 
    Which of the following scenarios would indicate that Singapore is no longer a society which upholds the Rule of Law?
    • A. 

      A man's house has been burgled.

    • B. 

      A man's house has been burgled. It is the first house on his street to be burgled for the past 25 years.

    • C. 

      A man's house has been burgled, and no police station in Singapore is willing to take action on his report unless he pays the police officer a "tip" of $500.

    • D. 

      A man's house has been burgled, and the Police are unable to arrest the burglar even after a thorough round of investigations.

  • 14. 
    Which provision in Singapore's Constitution guarantees Singapore citizens of the right to freedom of speech and expression?
    • A. 

      Article 12

    • B. 

      Article 16

    • C. 

      Article 9

    • D. 

      Article 14

  • 15. 
    Under what circumstances can restrictions be imposed on the right to freedom of speech and expression?
    • A. 

      Where it is necessary or expedient in the interest of national security, public order or morality.

    • B. 

      Where the views expressed are against policies implemented by the Government.

    • C. 

      Where the person expressing his views is below the age of 21 years old.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 16. 
    The scope of the right to freedom of speech and expression ______________.
    • A. 

      Is the same in every country.

    • B. 

      Depends on the specific circumstances and context of every society.

    • C. 

      Should be determined by a free and unfettered press.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 17. 
    In up to 500 characters, describe what you think would happen if there were absolutely no restraints on speech and expression in Singapore.
  • 18. 
    In up to 500 characters, (a) name 3 positive things that are the result of the Rule of Law in Singapore; and (b) list 1 way you would improve on the Rule of Law in Singapore.
  • 19. 
    Thank you for taking the quiz!
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