Penal Code Practice Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Punishable by imprisonment for 2 - 10 years and/or a fine not to exceed $10,000.
    • A. 

      Capital Felony

    • B. 

      1st Degree Felony

    • C. 

      2nd Degree Felony

    • D. 

      3rd Degree Felony

    • E. 

      State Jail Felony

  • 2. 
    A person acts (with) __________ with respect to circumstances surrounding his conduct or the result of his conduct when he ought to be aware of a substantial and unjustifiable risk that the circumstances exist or the result will occur.  The risk must be of such a nature and degree that the failure to perceive it constitutes a gross deviation from the standard of care that an ordinary person would exercise under all the circumstances as viewed from the actor's standpoint.
    • A. 

      Knowingly

    • B. 

      Recklessly

    • C. 

      Criminal Negligence

    • D. 

      Intentionally

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 3. 
    When a person intentionally or knowingly causes the penetration of the anus or female sexual organ of another person who is not the spouse of the actor by any means, without that person's consent, they have committed the offense of:
    • A. 

      Assault

    • B. 

      Sexual Assault

    • C. 

      Aggravated Sexual Assault

    • D. 

      Rape

  • 4. 
    Nate refuses to leave a residence after being informed to leave by the owner. Nate is arrested for Criminal Trespass. What penalty group would this fall under?
    • A. 

      Felony 3rd Degree

    • B. 

      Misdemeanor Class A

    • C. 

      Misdemeanor Class B

    • D. 

      Misdemeanor Class C

  • 5. 
    A.J. finds an expired credit card in the garbage. He knows the card is expired (and not his) but uses it to purchase a bottle of Hennesy. A.J. is guilty of:
    • A. 

      Theft (3rd Degree Felony)

    • B. 

      Theft (Class A Misdemeanor)

    • C. 

      Credit Card Abuse

    • D. 

      Fraud

  • 6. 
    All persons are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty, and no person may be convicted of an offense unless each element of the offense is proven. The burden of proof required for a conviction is:
    • A. 

      Suspicion

    • B. 

      Reasonable suspicion

    • C. 

      Reasonable doubt

    • D. 

      Proof beyond a reasonable doubt

    • E. 

      The Preponderance of the evidence

  • 7. 
    Alan is drunk and driving a motor vehicle. He strikes and kills Tim as Tim is crossing the intersection. Alan may be charged with:
    • A. 

      Murder

    • B. 

      Capital Murder

    • C. 

      Manslaughter

    • D. 

      Intoxication Manslaughter

  • 8. 
    The form of criminal homicide normally occurring during sudden passion is:
    • A. 

      Murder

    • B. 

      Capital Murder

    • C. 

      Manslaughter

    • D. 

      Intoxication Manslaughter

    • E. 

      Criminally Negligent Homicide

  • 9. 
    Andy knowingly carries on the front seat of his car a pair of brass knuckles. Andy could be charged with:
    • A. 

      Possession of a Prohibited Weapon

    • B. 

      Unlawfully Carrying a Weapon

    • C. 

      Possession of Weapon by Felon

    • D. 

      No charge

  • 10. 
    Punishable by up to one year in jail and/or a fine not to exceed $4,000.
    • A. 

      State Jail Felony

    • B. 

      Class A Misdemeanor

    • C. 

      Class B Misdemeanor

    • D. 

      Class C Misdemeanor

  • 11. 
    Punishable by confinement in a state jail for not more than two years or less than 180 days and/or a fine not to exceed $10,000.
    • A. 

      State jail Felony

    • B. 

      Class A Misdemeanor

    • C. 

      Class B Misdemeanor

    • D. 

      3rd Degree Felony

  • 12. 
    Punishable by confinement in jail for not more than 180 days and/or a fine not to exceed $2,000.
    • A. 

      State Jail Felony

    • B. 

      Class A Misdemeanor

    • C. 

      Class B Misdemeanor

    • D. 

      Class C Misdemeanor

  • 13. 
    Punishable by imprisonment for 5 - 99 years, or life, and/or a fine not to exceed $10,000. 
    • A. 

      Capital Felony

    • B. 

      1st Degree Felony

    • C. 

      2nd Degree Felony

    • D. 

      3rd Degree Felony

    • E. 

      State Jail Felony

  • 14. 
    Punishable by imprisonment for 2 - 20 years, and/or a fine not to exceed $10,000.
    • A. 

      Capital Felony

    • B. 

      1st Degree Felony

    • C. 

      2nd Degree Felony

    • D. 

      3rd Degree Felony

    • E. 

      State Jail Felony

  • 15. 
    A suspect decides to rob a store. Acting with intent to commit the offense, the suspect points a pistol at the store owner and fires. The owner dies as a result of the shooting. The suspect may be charged with:
    • A. 

      Involuntary Manslaughter

    • B. 

      Voluntary Manslaughter

    • C. 

      Murder

    • D. 

      Capital Murder

  • 16. 
    Punishable by life in prison or death
    • A. 

      Capital Felony

    • B. 

      1st Degree Felony

    • C. 

      2nd Degree Felony

    • D. 

      3rd Degree Felony

    • E. 

      State Jail Felony

  • 17. 
    Officer Sotelo has stopped Matt for a traffic violation. Matt uses abusive language towards Sotelo, but there is no one around to be offended by the remarks. Sotelo arrests Matt for Disorderly Conduct, knowing he does not have a lawful arrest. What offense has Sotelo committed?
    • A. 

      Official Misconduct

    • B. 

      Official Oppression

    • C. 

      Violation of Civil Rights of Prisoners

    • D. 

      No offense, Matt really is guilty of Disorderly Conduct

  • 18. 
    Abuela threatens to "punch out" the dog catcher because he testified against her in court for violation of the city's barking dog ordinance. Abuela may be charged with:
    • A. 

      Assault (Class A Misdemeanor)

    • B. 

      Assault (3rd Degree Felony)

    • C. 

      Retaliation

    • D. 

      Coercion of Public Servant or Voter

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    A deputy did not study for their promotional exam. In order to gain more time to study, the deputy calls the office and states, "a bomb will go off in 20 minutes". The deputy may be charged with:
    • A. 

      Hoax Bomb

    • B. 

      False Report to Peace Officer

    • C. 

      Disorderly Conduct: Hindering Proceedings

    • D. 

      Terroristic Threat

  • 20. 
    Rob walks into "Porky's" (a premise licensed to sell alcoholic beverages) with a 10" Bowie knife strapped to his side. Rob can be charged with:
    • A. 

      Possession of a Prohibited Weapon

    • B. 

      Place's Weapon Prohibited

    • C. 

      Unlawful Carrying Weapon (Class A Misdemeanor)

    • D. 

      Unlawful Carrying Weapon (3rd Degree Felony)

  • 21. 
    Rocky goes into a dressing room of a department store, puts a sweater (worth $75.00) on underneath his coat, and walks out without paying for the sweater. What offense has occurred?
    • A. 

      Theft (Class C)

    • B. 

      Robbery

    • C. 

      Shoplifting

    • D. 

      Theft (Class B)

  • 22. 
    You are investigating an Aggravated Robbery where the victim was beaten with a metal pipe. During your investigation, you discover there was a witness who watched the entire incident; the witness made contact with the victim after the suspect departed but then departed from the area without calling the police to report the offense. What, if any, the criminal offense can the witness be charged with?
    • A. 

      Failure to Stop and Render Aid

    • B. 

      Failure to Report a Felony

    • C. 

      Criminal Conspiracy

    • D. 

      No Criminal Offense

  • 23. 
    An adult male admits to having consensual sexual intercourse with his adult aunt. The criminal offense is
    • A. 

      Sexual Assault

    • B. 

      Aggravated Sexual Assault

    • C. 

      Prohibited Sexual Conduct

    • D. 

      No Criminal Offense

  • 24. 
    A person discharges a firearm into a crowd of people at a football game. During your interview with the suspect, he admits he fired the weapon, but he states he thought the gun was empty. The person can be charged with the criminal offense of 
    • A. 

      Aggravated Assault

    • B. 

      Deadly Conduct

    • C. 

      Terroristic Threat

    • D. 

      No Criminal Offense

  • 25. 
    For approximately 34 consecutive days, the 22-year-old suspect sexually abused the 12-year-old victim on five (5) different occasions. The criminal offense is
    • A. 

      Sexual Assault of a Child

    • B. 

      Indecency with a Child

    • C. 

      Aggravated Sexual Assault

    • D. 

      Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child

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