Quiz 5 For Perkins C&e

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Quiz 5 For Perkins C&e

Ten question quiz in order to review of the NC EOC for Civics and Economics


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What do you call a complaint filed against a defendant in a civil case?
    • A. 

      Lawsuit

    • B. 

      Settlement

    • C. 

      Indictment

    • D. 

      Petition

  • 2. 
    What type of jurisdiction does the North Carolina District Court have?
    • A. 

      Appellate

    • B. 

      Original

    • C. 

      Original and appellate

    • D. 

      None

  • 3. 
    Which part of the criminal law process tests the testimony and credibility of a witness?
    • A. 

      Preliminary hearing

    • B. 

      Plea bargaining

    • C. 

      Cross examination

    • D. 

      Sentencing

  • 4. 
    What is the restrictions put in place to protect citizens from cruel and unusual punishment called?
    • A. 

      Lawsuit

    • B. 

      Cross examination

    • C. 

      Summons

    • D. 

      Mandatory sentencing

  • 5. 
    What amendment gave women suffrage?
    • A. 

      18th

    • B. 

      15th

    • C. 

      19th

    • D. 

      20th

  • 6. 
    What is a call to criminal court called?
    • A. 

      Summons

    • B. 

      Subpoena

    • C. 

      Warrant

    • D. 

      Plaintiff

  • 7. 
    What amendment was expanded by Miranda vs. Arizona?
    • A. 

      4th

    • B. 

      5th

    • C. 

      6th

    • D. 

      2nd

  • 8. 
    What term refers to the 60 vote majority to end a filibuster?
    • A. 

      Petition

    • B. 

      Cloture

    • C. 

      Closure

    • D. 

      Preliminary

  • 9. 
    What is it called when the defense attorney offers a lighter sentence in exchange for a guilty plea?
    • A. 

      Cross examination

    • B. 

      Mandatory sentencing

    • C. 

      Plea bargaining

    • D. 

      Original jurisdiction

  • 10. 
    What court case overturned Plessy vs. Ferguson?
    • A. 

      Miranda vs. Arizona

    • B. 

      Swann vs. Charlotte Mecklenberg

    • C. 

      Regents of UC vs. Bakke

    • D. 

      Brown vs. Board of Education

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