Multiple Choice Questions:
1. The usual penalty in a civil case is:
a. Monetary damages.
b. Imprisonment.
c. Equitable relief.
d. Any of the above.
e. Only a and c.

2. The burden of proof in a criminal case is:
a. Beyond a reasonable doubt.
b. The preponderance of the evidence.
c. More than 50 percent of the evidence.
d. 100 percent assurance.
e. Probable cause.
f. All of the above.

3. Which of the following is/are a source of law in the United States?
a. Case law.
b. Constitutional law.
c. Administrative law.
d. Statutory law.
e. a, b, and d only.
f. All of the above.

4. The first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution are commonly referred to as:
a. The Privileges and Immunities clauses.
b. The Bill of Rights.
c. The enabling clauses.
d. The Declaration of Independence.

5. Direct appeals of U.S. district court cases are heard by the:
a. U.S. Supreme Court.
b. State Supreme Court.
c. U.S. district court of appeals.
d. Original trial judge.
e. All of the above.

6. Which of the following has the discretion to bring charges against a suspect?
a. Judge.
b. Prosecutor.
c. Defense attorney.
d. Grand jury.
e. Either b or d.
f. None of the above.

7. Which of the following elements must be present in a criminal matter?
a. Intent.
b. Premeditation.
c. Guilty act.
d. Damages.
e. All of the above.
f. a and c.

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