Legal Codes Practice Quiz

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Legal Codes Practice Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following apply to the Roman Republic? (choose 3)
    • A. 

      12 Tables

    • B. 

      Direct Democracy

    • C. 

      Indirect Democracy

    • D. 

      1st Republic in the world

  • 2. 
    1st Democracy in the history of the world
    • A. 

      Athenian Democracy

    • B. 

      Roman Republic

    • C. 

      United States

  • 3. 
    Trial by jury, innocent until proven guilty, unified the legal process
    • A. 

      English Bill of Rights

    • B. 

      Magna Carta

    • C. 

      Justinian's Code

    • D. 

      12 Tables

  • 4. 
    Universal law, no man is above the law, no taxation without consultation
    • A. 

      English Bill of Rights

    • B. 

      Magna Carta

    • C. 

      Justinian's Code

    • D. 

      12 Tables

  • 5. 
    Which of the following were included in the English Bill of Rights? (pick 2)
    • A. 

      No Excessive Bail

    • B. 

      No Cruel or Unusual Punishment

    • C. 

      Freedom of Religion

    • D. 

      Power to the States

  • 6. 
    How did the Magna Carta contribute to the development of the English government?
    • A. 

      It created a two-house parliament

    • B. 

      It extended voting rights

    • C. 

      It provided for a Bill of Rights

    • D. 

      It limited the power of the monarch

  • 7. 
    In which document is the principle of limitation of government power first stated?
    • A. 

      Magna Carta

    • B. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      English Bill of Rights

    • D. 

      The Constitution

  • 8. 
    The Declaration of Independence is founded on the idea that people are smart enough and capable enough to rule themselves
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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