Youth Criminal Justice Act Quiz

12 Questions | Total Attempts: 763

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Criminal Justice Quizzes & Trivia

Just a basic quiz on a few of the concepts from the Canadian Issues Textbook (Chapter 2), including: parts ad roles in a trial, crime outcomes (charges/punishmenets), definitions and elements of offence.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is it called when the crown prosecutor must prove all the facts of a case?
    • A. 

      Onus of Proof

    • B. 

      Rea of Proof

    • C. 

      Mens Rea

    • D. 

      Actus Reus

  • 2. 
    The accused may remain _______ in a trial etc. 
  • 3. 
    Which of these are the elements of an offence?
    • A. 

      Actus Reus

    • B. 

      Mens Rea

    • C. 

      Identity of the accused

    • D. 

      Time, Date and Place

    • E. 

      Actus Rea

    • F. 

      Mens Reus

  • 4. 
    The meaning of Actus Reus is....
    • A. 

      The act that makes up the criminal offence

    • B. 

      The mental element of the offence/ the intention

    • C. 

      Evidence that clearly shows the accused is the person who committed the crime

    • D. 

      The establishment of the time, date and place

  • 5. 
    The meaning of Mens Rea is....
    • A. 

      The act that makes up the criminal offence

    • B. 

      The mental element of the offence/ the intention

    • C. 

      Evidence that clearly shows the accused is the person who committed the crime

    • D. 

      The establishment of the time, date and place

  • 6. 
    The meaning of the Identity of the Accused is....
    • A. 

      The act that makes up the criminal offence

    • B. 

      The mental element of the offence/ the intention

    • C. 

      Evidence that clearly shows the accused is the person who committed the crime

    • D. 

      The establishment of the time, date and place

  • 7. 
    The meaning of Time, Date and Place is....
    • A. 

      The act that makes up the criminal offence

    • B. 

      The mental element of the offence/ the intention

    • C. 

      Evidence that clearly shows the accused is the person who committed the crime

    • D. 

      The establishment of the time, date and place

  • 8. 
    Being fair and equitable is being/ having.....
    • A. 

      Governed by rules that apply to everyone, into account individual needs and circumstances

    • B. 

      Applying laws

    • C. 

      The institutions and procedures for applying laws in a society

    • D. 

      A consequence for a crime, such as imprisonment

  • 9. 
    Justice is...
    • A. 

      Governed by rules that apply to everyone, into account individual needs and circumstances

    • B. 

      Applying laws

    • C. 

      The institutions and procedures for applying laws in a society

    • D. 

      A consequence for a crime, such as imprisonment

  • 10. 
    The justice system is...
    • A. 

      Governed by rules that apply to everyone, into account individual needs and circumstances

    • B. 

      Applying laws

    • C. 

      The institutions and procedures for applying laws in a society

    • D. 

      A trial, including a judge, jury, defending lawyer and crown prosecutor

  • 11. 
    The defence lawyer in a trial....
    • A. 

      Includes evidence that supports the innocence of the accused

    • B. 

      Includes evidence that support the guilt of the accused

    • C. 

      Decides whether the accused is guilty or not

    • D. 

      Record important information for later reference

  • 12. 
    The crown prosecutor in a trial....
    • A. 

      Includes evidence that supports the innocence of the accused

    • B. 

      Includes evidence that support the guilt of the accused

    • C. 

      Decides whether the accused is guilty or not

    • D. 

      Record important information for later reference

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