17Which of these people could not serve as President? A) a person who is a natural-born U.S. citizenB) a person who has lived in the United States for 15 yearsC) a person who is 30 years oldD) a person who has been elected to office
55What is an indictment?A) the right to make an arrestB) a crime that could send a person to prison for more than one yearC) the appointment of a lawyer by the courtD) a formal charge against a person accused of a crime
56D) a formal charge against a person accused of a crime
57Why might a defendant plead guilty to crime? A) to get a lawyer appointed by the stateB) to avoid staying in prison for more than a yearC) to get a lesser charge or a lighter sentenceD) to save money
67Why do judges set bail for certain defendants? A) to allow police to arrest that defendantB) to formally charge the defendant with a crimeC) there is good reason to think the defendant was involved in a crimeD) to ensure that the defendant will return for the trial
68D) to ensure that the defendant will return for the trial
69A delinquent is a young person who A) is found guilty of a crime.B) is arrested.C) serves a sentence outside prison.D) is caught shoplifting.
71What is the purpose of a lease between a landlord and tenant?A) to tell how the tenant may damage an apartment or houseB) to explain how much money it will cost the tenant to sue the landlordC) to state the rights and responsibilities of both partiesD) to pay for the cost of repairs to an apartment or house
72C) to state the rights and responsibilities of both parties
73Probate cases involveA) landlord and tenant disputes.B) the property of a deceased person.C) divorces.D) buyer and seller agreements.
79What are contracts?A) legal agreements between mediators and defendantsB) legal agreements between defendants and judgesC) legal agreements between tenants and landlordsD) legal agreements between buyers and sellers