Student: Stanley

Criminal Law Questions

QUESTION 1 1. Different levels of blameworthiness are indicated by different types of intent. True False 5 points QUESTION 2 1. What is the only direct evidence of a defendant's mens rea? 2. A. a confession B. a motive C. a signed statement D. polygraph examination 5 points QUESTION 3 1. Liability without fault or in the absence of mens rea is called: 2. A. strict liability B. harm causation C. offending behavior D. wanton liability 5 points QUESTION 4 1. The mental element of a crime is called the: 2. A. mens rea B. harm C. actus reus D. concurrence 5 points QUESTION 5 1. Factual cause is also known as which of the folowing? 2. A. "but for" cause B. legal cause C. proximate cause D. intervening cause 5 points QUESTION 6 1. Proximate cause is a subjective question of fairness that appeals to the jury's sense of: 2. A. justice B. duty C. fairness D. guilt 5 points QUESTION 7 1. Which of the following is not a type of culpability in the Model Penal Code? 2. A. purpose B. knowledge C. negligence D. willfulness 5 points QUESTION 8 1. In the absence of a confession, intent must generally be proven by __________ evidence. 2. A. peremptory B. exclusive C. referential D. circumstantial 5 points QUESTION 9 1. In strict liability cases, the prosecution has to prove only that the defendants committed a 2. A. voluntary act that caused the harm B. voluntary civil act that caused harm C. voluntary criminal act that caused harm D. voluntary mistake that caused harm 5 points QUESTION 10 1. Ignorance of facts and law _____________ create a reasonable doubt that the prosecution has proved the element of criminal intent. 2. A. can B. cannot C. always D. never 5 points QUESTION 11 1. In the absence of a confession, mens rea is usually proven by circumstantial evidence True False 5 points QUESTION 12 1. General intent is the intent to... 2. A. commit a criminal act B. cause harm C. make the act cause the harm D. have the mens rea 5 points QUESTION 13 1. Intent to commit a criminal act as defined in a statute is called 2. A. general intent B. personal intent C. blameless intent D. negligent intent 5 points QUESTION 14 1. Fault that requires a "bad mind" in the actor is called 2. A. objective fault B. subjective fault C. no fault D. concurrent fault 5 points QUESTION 15 1. The objective determination that the defendant's act triggered a chain of events that ended as the bad result is called the 2. A. cause in fact B. negligent cause C. subsequent cause D. total cause 5 points QUESTION 16 1. What is the ONLY crime defined in the US Constitution? 2. A. murder B. rape C. treason D. forgery 5 points QUESTION 17 1. Recklessness requires awareness of substantial and unjustifiable risks. True False 5 points QUESTION 18 1. Another term for a criminal act is 2. A. mens rea B. actus reus C. de novo D. pro bono 5 points QUESTION 19 1. Mens rea translated means "evil state of mind." True False 5 points QUESTION 20 1. Mistake is a defense whenever the mistake prevents the formation of any fault-based 2. A. prejudice B. hate C. animus D. mens rea

Budget: $30.00

Due on: May 03, 2020 00:00

Posted: 12 months ago.

Answers (0)