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English criminal law: Quiz


Question 1: Sometimes intoxicated people make mistakes, as in R v Lipman[48] where the defendant took ________, thought his girlfriend was a snake and strangled her.
Lysergic acid diethylamideDextrorphanDextromethorphanMDMA

Question 2: A variety of offences relate to property, like criminal damage, theft, robbery or ________.

Question 3: On the other hand, it was held in the ________ that switching off the life support of someone in a persistent vegetative state is an omission to act and not criminal.
EnglandCanadaWalesUnited Kingdom

Question 4: Automatism is a state where the ________ act without any control by the mind, or with a lack of consciousness.
TorsoFasciaHead and neck anatomyMuscle

Question 5: English criminal law refers to the body of law in ________ and Wales which deals with crimes and their consequences.
British peopleEnglandScotlandUnited Kingdom

Question 6: In R v Miller[7] a squatter flicked away a still lit ________, which landed on a mattress.
CigaretteTobacco advertisingSmokingTobacco smoking

Question 7: In Latin this is called the actus reus and the ________.
Criminal lawCriminal negligenceMens reaAttempt crime

Question 8: Church was not guilty of murder (because he did not ever desire to kill her), but was guilty of ________.
Misdemeanor murderNegligent homicideManslaughterFelony murder rule

Question 9: [23] Malice can also be general, so that ________ who plant bombs to kill random people are certainly guilty.
Al-QaedaTerrorismIslamic terrorismPakistan and state terrorism

Question 10: Actus reus is ________ for "guilty act" and is the physical element of committing a crime.
Old LatinRoman EmpireLatinVulgar Latin

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