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Amnesty: Quiz


Question 1: The last act of amnesty passed in ________ was that of 1747, which pardoned those who had taken part in the 1745 Jacobite Rising.
EnglandScotlandUnited KingdomGreat Britain

Question 2: An example of the latter was the amnesty that was granted to conscientious objectors and draft dodgers in the wake of the ________ in the 1970s, in an effort by President Carter to heal war wounds.
Korean WarCentral Intelligence AgencyCold WarVietnam War

Question 3: It includes more than ________, in as much as it obliterates all legal remembrance of the offense.
Double jeopardyPardonJury trialCapital punishment

Question 4: Referring to imposed lesser sentences or punishments that are not "more than ________, inasmuch as it obliterates all legal remembrance of the offense" as amnesty.
PardonJury trialDouble jeopardyCapital punishment

Question 5: An example was the Ugandan government's offer to not prosecute alleged war criminal ________, in hopes that further bloodshed would be avoided.
Lord's Resistance ArmyJoseph KonyLord's Resistance Army insurgencyInternational Criminal Court investigations

Question 6: Amnesty was used in South Africa, during the 1990s, as part of the TRC (________)
AfrikanerTruth and Reconciliation Commission (South Africa)National Party (South Africa)South Africa under apartheid


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