Trivia Quiz On Rights And Duties Of Inmate In Prison!

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An Inmate refers to a person who commits a crime and resides in prison. There are certain laws and punishment they have to go through depending upon many factors. Inmates have certain constitutional rights and prisons are administered according to the federal and state laws. This quiz has been designed to test your knowledge and make you aware of the rights and duties of inmates inside the prison. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Arrangements shall be made with____________________________ to borrow law books not contained in the adult county correctional facility's own collection.
    • A. 

      A bar association

    • B. 

      Law libraries

    • C. 

      Law school(s)

    • D. 

      A bar association, law school(s), or other law libraries

  • 2. 
    Inmates who so request shall be given access to the Inmate Law Library on a schedule which permits as many inmates as possible to use the library, depending on: 1. The resources of the adult county correctional facility; 2. The availability of space; and 3. Security Considerations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    While attending the law library Inmate Smith was observed breaking the computer.  As punishment for the infraction, you order his law library access denied for a 3 day period.  Your actions do not violate 10A.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    In certain extreme instances and only with the approval of a supervisor of the rank of lieutenant or above, an inmate may be denied direct personal access to the Inmate Law Library.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Inmates shall have access to legal supplies and services for preparing legal papers, such as: I.    Writing paper II.   Pens III.  Reproduction equipment IV.  Scissors V.   Large mailing envelopes
    • A. 

      All of the above

    • B. 

      I, II, III, AND IV

    • C. 

      II, III, IV, AND V

    • D. 

      I, II, III, AND V

  • 6. 
    Representatives of attorneys may include: I.   Investigators; II.  Investigative aides; III. Paralegals; and IV. Law students.
    • A. 

      I, II, ADN III

    • B. 

      II, III, AND IV

    • C. 

      I, III, AND IV

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Visits of attorneys and representatives of attorneys shall be permitted without notice, or upon reasonable notice, during at least _____________ each business day.
    • A. 

      Four hours

    • B. 

      Six hours

    • C. 

      Eight hours

    • D. 

      Twenty-four hours

  • 8. 
    ________________ inmate discipline shall be employed to ensure the maintenance of security and the orderly operation of all adult county correctional facilities.
    • A. 

      Fair and consistent

    • B. 

      Equitable and regular

    • C. 

      Equitable and consistent

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    The sanction(s) for infractions shall not be imposed in any manner that violates _____________. The sanction(s) must be related to the infraction and must be fairly applied to all inmates.
    • A. 

      N.J.A.C. 10A:31-16.1

    • B. 

      The inmate's civil rights

    • C. 

      NEW JERSEY ADMINISTRATIVE CODE

    • D. 

      N.J.A.C. 4A

  • 10. 
    Staff at the adult county correctional facility shall develop a written inmate disciplinary rule book which includes: 1. All chargeable offences; 2. The schedule of sanctions; 3. The disciplinary procedures; 4. The disciplinary appeal process; and 5. A notice that N.J.A.C. 10A:4, Inmate Discipline, also applies to State sentenced inmates incarcerated within the adult county correctional facility.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Each inmate shall be given a copy of the disciplinary rule book within seven days and the inmate shall sign a form acknowledging receipt of the rule book.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Staff members are not required to assist inmates who are illiterate, not sufficiently conversant with the English language or otherwise unable to read due to a physical or medical inability in understanding the disciplinary rules.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Which of the following are required when an employee prepares a disciplinary report? I.   The specific rule violated II.  Facts supporting the charge III. The disposition of any physical evidence IV. The date and time of the hearing V. The reporting staff member's signature
    • A. 

      All of the above

    • B. 

      I, II, III, AND IV

    • C. 

      I, II, IV, AND V

    • D. 

      I, II, III, AND V

  • 14. 
    Employees shall prepare a disciplinary report when the employees have probable cause that an inmate has committed a violation of the adult county correctional facility rules.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Punishment for any Inmate Law Library infraction, such as damage to the law books or disruptive conduct, shall ordinarily include denial of access to the Inmate Law Library
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The immediate imposition of a sanction upon an inmate for ______________ shall be referred to as _________________.
    • A. 

      On-The-Spot Correction, a minor violation

    • B. 

      A minor violation, On-The-Spot Correction

    • C. 

      A major violation, On-The-Spot Correction

    • D. 

      A minor violation, corrective action

  • 17. 
    The following are authorized sanctions for On-The-Spot Correction: 1. Verbal reprimand; 2. Loss of recreation privileges for a period of no more than ____ days; 3. Up to _____ hours of extra work duty; 4. Up to _____ hours confinement to tier, room or cell; 5. Loss of radio or television privileges for a period of no more than _____ days; and/or 6. Confiscation.
    • A. 

      Five, four, four, five

    • B. 

      Four, four, four, five

    • C. 

      Five, four, five, five

    • D. 

      Four, five, four, five

  • 18. 
    Minor violations must be reported in writing and forwarded immediately to the building lieutenant for review.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    If the shift supervisor concurs with the written minor violation report, the On-The-Spot Correction sanction shall be imposed within 48 hours of the shift supervisor's review.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The following are authorized sanctions for major violations: 1. Up to _______ Disciplinary Detention; 2. Loss of commutation time subject to confirmation by the adult county correctional facility Administrator; 3. Loss of privileges up to ________; 4. Forfeiture/confiscation; 5. Restitution; 6. Any sanction prescribed for On-the-Spot Correction; and/or 7. Suspension of any one or more of the above sanctions at the discretion of the Disciplinary Board/hearing officer for _____.
    • A. 

      60 days, 15 days, 30 days

    • B. 

      30 days, 15 days, 60 days

    • C. 

      15 days, 30 days, 60 days

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    No inmate may receive more than ______ in Disciplinary Detention as a result of a single disciplinary charge and no more than ______ for multiple charges.
    • A. 

      15 days, 15 days

    • B. 

      30 days, 30 days

    • C. 

      15 days, 30 days

    • D. 

      30 days, 15 days

  • 22. 
    As a notification of the major violation charge(s), a copy of the disciplinary report shall be served upon the inmate within _____  of the violation unless there are exceptional circumstances, and at least _____ prior to the disciplinary hearing unless such notice is waived by the inmate in writing.
    • A. 

      One day, 16 hours

    • B. 

      24 hours, 48 hours

    • C. 

      24 hours, 24 hours

    • D. 

      Two days, one day

  • 23. 
    The disciplinary report shall be delivered by the reporting staff member or the investigating officer. The report shall be signed by the person delivering it, and the time of delivery shall be noted.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The use immunity warning may be used in any subsequent criminal proceeding.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    An investigation of the infraction shall be conducted by the end of the shift unless there are exceptional circumstances for delaying the investigation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False