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Question 1: On each occasion that a defendant appears before the Court, the issue of ________ must be addressed.
BailGrand juryArrest warrantArrest

Question 2: Instead magistrates now perform the grand jury’s functions of indicting those accused of offences which need to be tried by a jury and committing them to the ________ for trial.
Crown CourtMagistrates' CourtCounty CourtSolicitor

Question 3: In former times justices of the peace would be noblemen or squires, but nowadays are more like what ________ described in Democracy in America as "well-informed citizens".
Adolphe ThiersAlexis de TocquevilleVictor, 3rd duc de BroglieFrançois Guizot

Question 4: The grand jury system, which still exists in the ________, has been abolished in England and Wales.
AlaskaPhilippinesCanadaUnited States

Question 5: In the case of offences which are indictable only, no plea is taken and the case is sent forthwith to the ________.
Magistrates' CourtSolicitorCounty CourtCrown Court

Question 6: A magistrates' court or court of petty sessions, formerly known as a police court, is the lowest level of court in ________ and many other common law jurisdictions.
England and WalesUnited KingdomEnglish lawScotland

Question 7: A minority of cases are prosecuted by other law enforcement agencies, such as HM Revenue & Customs, ________ or the Health and Safety Executive, and in such cases a solicitor or barrister will attend especially to prosecute.
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to AnimalsUnited KingdomNorthern IrelandAnimal rights


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