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3.10 Sources and Types of Laws

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Grade 7
Social Studies
Florida Standards

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Florida Standards

SS.7.C.3.10

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  • Q1
    What is the legal basis, or source, for this passage?
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    civil case law
    the Napoleonic code
    Roman law
    English common law
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  • Q2
    Which of the following would involve civil law, but not criminal law?
    jaywalking
    an incorrect charge on a hospital bill
    assault inside a restaurant
    vandalism of a school
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  • Q3
    Which type of law relies extensively upon precedents?
    case law
    statutory law
    administrative law
    military law
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  • Q4
    The Code of Hammurabi (1772 BC) includes laws focusing on contracts. What type of U.S. law is based on the Code of Hammurabi?
    civil
    criminal
    constitutional
    military
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  • Q5
    This table lists examples of laws. Which list represents military law?
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    Category A
    Category B
    Category D
    Category C
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  • Q6
    Which situation would most likely lead to a civil case?
    A person slips and breaks their leg at a grocery store.
    A person fails to stop at a red light.
    A person robs another person at gunpoint.
    A person is caught breaking into a house.
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  • Q7
    This graph illustrates juvenile arrest rates for motor vehicle theft. Which type of law is illustrated in the graph?
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    Military
    Constitutional
    Criminal
    Civil
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  • Q8
    This passage is from a US Supreme Court opinion announcement. According to the passage, which action did the US Supreme Court find constitutional?
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    The death penalty may be imposed on both adults and juveniles
    The death penalty may not be imposed on either adults or juveniles
    The death penalty may be imposed only on adults
    The death penalty may be imposed only on juveniles
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  • Q9
    Which type of law is used to help solve disputes between people or organizations?
    constitutional
    military
    criminal
    civil
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  • Q10
    What type of law is described in the following scenario? A married couple decides to get a divorce. They disagree over who gets what. A judge hears both sides and makes a decision about how their property should be divided.
    Juvenile Law
    Civil Law
    Criminal Law
    Military Law
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  • Q11
    What type of law is described in the following scenario? A man was caught on tape robbing a gas station. He was arrested, brought to trial, and found guilty of burglary. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison and a fine.
    Civil Law
    Military Law
    Juvenile Law
    Criminal Law
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  • Q12
    A court decides that the First Amendment permits a journalist to write an article on something the government wants to keep secret. What type of law was most involved in the decision?
    administrative law
    constitutional law
    common law
    statutory law
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  • Q13
    Use the information in the box to answer the question. What is the source of this law?
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    administrative law
    statutory law
    military law
    common law
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  • Q14
    Consider this situation: A man enters an electronics store and points a gun at the store clerk. He demands all of the cash in the register and flees the scene with $3600. What type of law has been violated?
    common law
    civil law
    criminal law
    military law
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  • Q15
    Which is the best example of a criminal law?
    law setting election dates
    law created by a state agency
    law governing speed limits
    law protecting individual rights
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  • Q16
    Which of the following correctly completes the missing title in this table?
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    Constitutional Law
    Criminal Law
    Military Law
    Common Law
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  • Q17
    Use the table to answer the question. How many juvenile offenders were arrested for homicide in 2009?
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    844
    7,537
    8,340
    803
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  • Q18
    Which source of law comes from lawmakers at the local, state, and federal levels?
    Common Law
    Case Law
    Statutory Law
    Constitutional Law
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  • Q19
    Which of the following punishments would most likely be given to an adult convicted of committing a felony?
    six months in prison
    community service
    a fine of $100
    five years in prison
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  • Q20
    Which category in this table represents civil law?
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    Category A
    Category C
    Category D
    Category B
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