Salford Law School Quiz

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Short law based quiz for prospective students of Salford Law School. Win Blackwells book tokens for taking part. £50 book token for 1st prize with 2 runner up prizes of £25 each. Don't forget to send your name, email and postal address so that we may contact the lucky winner.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a statute?
    • A. 

      An Act of Parliament

    • B. 

      A delegated power

    • C. 

      A Bill put before Parliament

    • D. 

      A private members Bill

  • 2. 
    What is the first court a criminal case is brought to?
    • A. 

      High Court

    • B. 

      Crown Court

    • C. 

      County Court

    • D. 

      Magistrates Court

  • 3. 
    Where would you find the definition of murder?
    • A. 

      Offences Against the Person Act 1861

    • B. 

      Homicide Act 1957

    • C. 

      Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984

    • D. 

      Abortion Act 1967

  • 4. 
    The ____________ is the person who brings an action in civil law?
    • A. 

      Defendant

    • B. 

      Claimant

    • C. 

      Prosecutor

    • D. 

      The injured party

  • 5. 
    When was Britain’s first Race Relations Act?
    • A. 

      1946

    • B. 

      1955

    • C. 

      1965

    • D. 

      1976

  • 6. 
    What does res ipsa loquitur mean?
    • A. 

      Damages relate to loss suffered

    • B. 

      A duty of care exists

    • C. 

      A guilty mind exists

    • D. 

      The facts speak for themselves

  • 7. 
    The Road Traffic Act of 1972 ______________ that it is illegal to drive under the influence of drugs?
    • A. 

      Legislates

    • B. 

      Provides

    • C. 

      Requires

    • D. 

      Amends

  • 8. 
    A decision made in court may provide a _________________ to be used when judging later cases?
    • A. 

      Debate

    • B. 

      Remedy

    • C. 

      Precedent

    • D. 

      Punishment

  • 9. 
    Who decides if a defendant is suffering from an abnormality of the mind?
    • A. 

      The police

    • B. 

      A psychiatrist

    • C. 

      The judge

    • D. 

      The jury

  • 10. 
    ___________________ means stated later in this document?
    • A. 

      Hereof

    • B. 

      Hereinafter

    • C. 

      Hereunder

    • D. 

      Hereto

  • 11. 
    What may amount to provocation?
    • A. 

      Things said or done or both

    • B. 

      Only things that are said

    • C. 

      Only things that are done

    • D. 

      Anything done whilst under the influence

  • 12. 
    The power of a court to hear and decide a case is known as?
    • A. 

      Jurisprudence

    • B. 

      Judiciary

    • C. 

      Judicial

    • D. 

      Jurisdiction

  • 13. 
    How many judges are there in the European Court of Justice?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      27

    • C. 

      51

    • D. 

      75

  • 14. 
    Which of the following cases established the virtual certainty test?
    • A. 

      R v Nedrick

    • B. 

      R v Blaue

    • C. 

      R v Smith

    • D. 

      R v Hancock & Shankland

  • 15. 
    Please complete your full name, email address and postal address.
    • A. 

      Name, email, postal address.