Thursday, 3 September 2015

Legal Advisor Objective type Questions and Answers

11. What kinds of legal concerns are common in societies that have pedestrian foraging or simple horticultural subsistence bases?
 a) failure to share food
 b) theft of property
 c) fights resulting from competition for the same mate
 d) a and c
 e) all of the above
Ans: D

12. How were disputes and crimes within the community usually settled traditionally by the Ju/'hoansi and other small-scale societies?
 a) They openly gossiped about the deviant individuals and socially ostracized them.
 b) They had trials in formally organized courts with judges and advocates speaking for defendants.
 c) They avoided public discussion about a dispute or crime in order for the tension to be reduced and everyone forget about it.
Ans: A

13. Which of the following cultures traditionally used "song duels" to settle quarrels between individuals within their community?
 a) Masai
 b) Ju/'hoansi
 c) Inuit
Ans: C

14. What is the legal concept at work in the following case? 
A man is murdered by his neighbor as a consequence of a dispute over the ownership of a small field. The neighbor's family is ordered by a judge to pay the dead man's wife 12 goats in order to pay for the crime and to end the murder's guilt.
 a) weregeld
 b) primogeniture
 c) neither of the above
Ans: A

15. Which of the following kind of legal concern is commonly found among pastoralist and rich settled fishing societies but usually not among pedestrian foraging ones?
 a) property theft
 b) violence among men resulting from competition for the same mate
 c) both of the above
 d) neither of the above
Ans: A

16. Which of the following statements is true?
 a) Unlike permanently settled farmers, pastoralists usually can move to a new area to avoid a continuing dispute with their neighbors.
 b) One method horticulturalists commonly use to deal with crime within their own community is to shift the blame to people in other communities or even other societies.
 c) The fear that witchcraft might be used against you is often enough to prevent deviation from the social norms in settled fishing and farming communities.
 d) all of the above are true
Ans: D

17. Which of the following kinds of society are most likely to have formalized laws and special government institutions (e.g. police, courts, and jails) to enforce them?
 a) pastoralist
 b) horticultural
 c) advanced agricultural and industrial
Ans: C

18. A paper can be properly served under FRCP 5 by:
A. Sending it via email if the person consented in writing
B. Mailing it to the person’s last known address
C. Leaving it with the court clerk if the person has no known address
D. All of the above (Correct Answer)

19. Service of Process in foreign countries can be effectuated and are enforceable:
A. Not Ever
B. Under the Geneva Convention
C. Under the Hague Convention (Correct Answer)
Ans: c

20. Ultimately, the responsibility of calendaring deadlines correctly rests with:
A. The paralegal/legal secretary assigned to research the rules and calculate the deadlines
B. The paralegal/legal secretary who enters the dates on the appropriate calendar(s)
C. The attorney (Correct Answer)
Ans: c

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