Trivia Quiz: How Well Do You Know About California Penal Code?

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Trivia Quiz: How Well Do You Know About California Penal Code?

How Well Do You Know About California Penal Code? Are you practicing to become a legal representative in California? The quiz below is perfect for helping you review how well you understand the penal code and some of the common cases. Do give it a shot and get to find out for sure — all the best with your studies.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    To which of the following convictions does P.C. § 1203.4a apply?
    • A. 

      Felony conviction; sentenced to prison; no probation.

    • B. 

      Felony conviction; sentenced to probation in county jail.

    • C. 

      Misdemeanor conviction; sentenced to jail; summary probation.

    • D. 

      Misdemeanor conviction; sentenced to jail; no probation.

    • E. 

      Misdemeanor conviction; no incarceration; formal probation.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following convictions is not covered under P.C. §§ 1203.4, 1203.4a?
    • A. 

      Felony conviction; sentenced to prison; no probation.

    • B. 

      Felony conviction; sentenced to probation in county jail.

    • C. 

      Misdemeanor conviction; sentenced to jail; summary probation.

    • D. 

      Misdemeanor conviction; sentenced to jail; no probation.

    • E. 

      Misdemeanor conviction; no incarceration; formal probation.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following convictions is most likely eligible for MANDATORY application of the remedy in P.C. § 1203.4?
    • A. 

      Felony conviction; sentenced to probation in county jail; probation completed without an incident.

    • B. 

      Misdemeanor conviction; sentenced to jail; no probation.

    • C. 

      Misdemeanor conviction; formal probation; found in violation for failing a drug test.

    • D. 

      Misdemeanor conviction; no incarceration; summary probation; arrested before the end of probation.

    • E. 

      Felony conviction; sentenced to prison; early-released from parole.

  • 4. 
    A petition under P.C. 1203.4 should be filed at the court of conviction, following procedures used by the ________ of conviction.
  • 5. 
    Which of the following is the surest sign that P.C. § 17(b) cannot be applied to reduce a felony conviction to a misdemeanor one?
    • A. 

      The felony conviction was for a violent offense.

    • B. 

      The felony conviction was a wobbler.

    • C. 

      The felony conviction involved dishonesty and fraud.

    • D. 

      The felony conviction occurred in the last one year.

    • E. 

      The felony conviction resulted in a prison term.

  • 6. 
    Who below is eligible for P.C. §§ 1203.4, 1203.4a remedies?
    • A. 

      Adam is currently on a summary probation for a misdemeanor conviction, and the probation is due to end tomorrow.

    • B. 

      Beth was recently released from her parole for a felony conviction but is still under police investigation for an unrelated crime.

    • C. 

      Carla is currently serving time in county jail for a misdemeanor conviction. She will not be released for another month.

    • D. 

      Danny is off probation and out of jail, but he still owes the court $1,000 in restitution fees.

    • E. 

      Evan completed his prison term in 2005 and was released from parole in 2007. He was indicted for a misdemeanor DUI yesterday.

  • 7. 
    For a conviction in the LAX (Airport) Court in Los Angeles County, which prosecuting attorney's office must be notified under P.C. § 1203.4? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      If misdemeanor, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.

    • B. 

      If felony, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.

    • C. 

      If misdemeanor, the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office.

    • D. 

      If misdemeanor, the City of Hawthorne Prosecuting Attorney's Office.