Criminology - Qp3

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  • 1. 
    The magistrate's court must decide whether the case is serious enough to be sent to the Crown Court on indictment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    If a 'guilty' plea is entered, the prosecution and defence form opposing sides.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The jury's verdict, must be reached with a majority of at least 10 to 2, may be 'guilty' or 'not guilty.'
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which of the following persons may be chosen as a Juror?
    • A. 

      Any person with a mental disorder/mental health problem

    • B. 

      Any person chosen at random between age of 18 and 70 whose names appear on the electoral register

    • C. 

      Any person between age of 15 and 17

  • 5. 
    Civil law is concerned mostly with disputes between individuals and corporate bodies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Civil law cases must be proved on which of the following:
    • A. 

      Out of court

    • B. 

      Balance of probabilities rather than "beyond reasonable doubt'

    • C. 

      On an inquisitorial basis

  • 7. 
    The National Probation Service for England, supervises offenders in the community under direct court orders and on release from custody on license.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Independent Prison Inspectorates have the following function: (Select two)
    • A. 

      To visit prison establishments about once every three years.

    • B. 

      Report on the treatment of prisoners and their conditions

    • C. 

      Can submit complaints to the independent Prison's Ombudsman.

  • 9. 
    Youth offenders may be : (Select three)
    • A. 

      Tried in Youth Court or Crown Court

    • B. 

      Held in custody without consent of parent

    • C. 

      May receive detention and training order

    • D. 

      May receive counselling and guidance sessions with parent or guardian