The Great Canadian Law Challenge

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The Great Canadian Law Challenge

Lester B. Pearson C. H. S. Open House, 2015


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In Ontario, how old must you be to be married without parental or the court’s permission?
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      19

    • D. 

      21

  • 2. 
    Who cannot be charged with conspiracy together?
    • A. 

      A husband and wife

    • B. 

      A parent and child

    • C. 

      A priest and a nun

    • D. 

      A patient and doctor

  • 3. 
    Which of the following must the Crown normally prove in order for an accused to be guilty?
    • A. 

      Intent to commit the crime

    • B. 

      Motive for committing the crime

    • C. 

      Knowledge the act was illegal

    • D. 

      Financial or personal benefit from the crime

  • 4. 
    About what percentage of inmates are in prison for the second or more time?
    • A. 

      75%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      90%

    • D. 

      35%

  • 5. 
    The difference between murder and manslaughter is:
    • A. 

      Murder requires intent, manslaughter does not

    • B. 

      Murder requires motive, manslaughter does not

    • C. 

      Murder is normally violent, manslaughter is not

    • D. 

      Transferred malice cannot apply to manslaughter

  • 6. 
    When is a person in Ontario who is under the age of 19 legally allowed to drink?
    • A. 

      When in a private home, accompanied by his/her own parent(s)

    • B. 

      Anywhere, as long as the alcohol was purchased by his/her own parent(s)

    • C. 

      At a house party where at least one person is 19 years old

    • D. 

      It is never legally permitted

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are part of the Civil law system?Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Family Law

    • B. 

      Tort Law

    • C. 

      Real Estate Law

    • D. 

      Driving Law

    • E. 

      Gambling Law

  • 8. 
    The police must take two breathalyzer samples when they suspect a person of impaired driving. How long must the police wait between taking the two samples?
    • A. 

      15 minutes

    • B. 

      5 minutes

    • C. 

      10 minutes

    • D. 

      30 minutes

  • 9. 
    What is the minimum sentence for manslaughter?
    • A. 

      There is no minimum

    • B. 

      Life in prison, no parole for 10 years

    • C. 

      Life in prison, no parole for 25 years

    • D. 

      Life in prison, no parole ever

  • 10. 
    What happens during a voir dire?
    • A. 

      The judge decides if evidence is valid

    • B. 

      An accused is sentenced

    • C. 

      A plea bargain is made

    • D. 

      The lawyers ask witnesses questions

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