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Criminal Jurisprudence Review Questions

1. Berto, with evident premeditation and treachery killed his father. What was the crime committed? A. Murder B. Parricide C. Homicide D. Qualified Homicide Answer: B 2. PO3 Bagsik entered the dwelling of Totoy against the latter’s will on suspicion that Bitoy keep unlicensed firearms in his home. What was the crime committed by PO3 Bagsik? A. Trespass to Dwelling B. Violation of Domicile C. Usurpation Of Authority D. Forcible Trespassing Answer: B 3. Charlie and Lea had been married for more than 6 months.They live together with the children of Lea from her first husband. Charlie had sexual relation with Jane, the 14 year old daughter of Lea.Jane loves Charlie very much.What was the crime committed by Charlie? A. Simple Seduction B. Qualified Seduction C. Consented Abduction D. Rape Answer: B 4. Prof. Jose gave a failing grade to one of his students, Lito. When the two met the following day, Lito slapped Prof. Jose on the face. What was the crime committed by Lito? A. Corruption of Public Officials B. Direct Assault C. Slight Physical Injuries D. Grave Coercion Answer: B 5. A warrant of arrest was issued against Fred for the killing of his parents. When PO2 Tapang tried to arrest him,Fred gave him 1 million pesos to set him free. PO2 Tapang refrained in arresting Fred. What was the crime committed by PO2 Tapang? A. Indirect Bribery B. Direct Bribery C. Corruption of Public Officials

The penalty is more than six months of imprisonment . Violation of traffic laws C. Appellate Jurisdiction B. pedigree D. Special counsel Answer: A 11. Ante mortem statement C. ultimate fact C. Violation of rental laws B. A. A. Which of the following is not covered by the Rules on Summary Procedure? A. The authority of the court to take cognizance of the case in the first instance. Suicide note D. Attorney at law D. Which of the following is the exemption to the hearsy rule made under the consciousness of an impending death? A. sufficiency of evidence Answer: C 8.A person designated by the court to assist destitute litigants. heritage C. It refers to family history or descent transmitted from one generation to another. Attorney on record C. Dead man statute Answer: D 7. inheritance B. A. evidentiary fact D. culture Answer: C 9. General Jurisdiction C. A. Original Jurisdiction D. preponderance of evidence B. Parol Evidence B. Qualified Bribery Answer: D 6.D. Factum probans means __. Exclusive Jurisdiction Answer: C 10. Counsel de officio B.

A medley of discordant voices. A. whether right or wrong. Pimps B. The taking of another person’s personal property. a mock serenade of discordant noises designed to annoy and insult.22 D. prostitutes C. These are persons having no apparent means of subsistence but have the physical ability to work and neglect to apply himself or herself to lawful calling. jurisprudence C. bench Answer: C 13. Felony committed when a person compels another by means of force. malicious mischief Answer: B 15. violence or intimidation to do something against his will. with intent to gain. grave coercion C. slander by deed Answer: B 16. theft D. grave threat B. A.The Anti-Bouncing Check Law. RA 8353 C. jurisdiction B. The penalty does not exceed six months imprisonment Answer: C 12. venue D. BP. by means of force and intimidation. qualified theft B. A. robbery C. A. RA 6975 Answer: C 14. gang members D. . direct assault D.D. RA 6425 B. It refers to a territorial unit where the power of the court is to be exercised. A. vagrants Answer: D 17.

sedition D. scandal Answer: B 18. not being principals cooperate in the execution of the offense by previous or simultaneous acts. forcible detention Answer: A 20. forcible abduction D. arbitrary detention C. violation of domicile B. concubinage B. principal actors D. A. although the marriage can be later declared void. bigamy C.A. Those who. Accomplices B. A. charivari C. Tumultuous B. accessories Answer: A . 15-18 years old B. The deprivation of a private person of the liberty of another person without legal grounds. arbitrary detention C. Suspects C. immorality Answer: C 21. An offense committed by a married woman through carnal knowledge with a man not her husband who knows her to be married. Age of absolute irresponsibility in the commission of a crime. A. 9 years old and below D. between 9 and 15 years old Answer: C 22. 18-70 years old C. adultery D. illegal detention B. direct assault Answer: C 19. expulsion D. A. A. The unauthorized act of a public officer who compels another person to change his residence.

direct bribery C. Deliberate planning of act before execution. libel B. slander Answer: C 28. perjury D. Felony committed by a public officer who agrees to commit an act in consideration of a gift and this act is connected with the discharge of his public duties. evident premeditation C. Infractions of mere rules of convenience designed to secure a more orderly regulation of the affairs of the society. Treachery B. The willful and corrupt assertion of falsehood under oath of affirmation. A. cruelty . private crimes D. mala in se C. indirect bribery Answer: B 27. qualified bribery B. administered by authority of law on a material matter. reprieve Answer: D 25. falsification C. prescription of prosecution C. ignominy D. mala prohibita B. A. prescription of crime B. commutation C. A. A kind of executive clemency whereby the execution of penalty is suspended. A. A. Pardon B.23. prescription of penalty Answer: D 24. prescription of judgement D. amnesty D. public crimes Answer: A 26. estafa D. A. The loss or forfeiture of the right of the government to execute the final sentence after the lapse of a certaintime fixed by law.

A. Negligence B. a plea of surrender . band D. imprudence C. The failure to perform a positive duty which one is bound to. A. Whenever more than 3 armed malefactors shall have acted together in the commission of a crime. entrapment C. If the accused refuse to plead. aggravating circumstances C. what shall be entered for him? A. Misfeasance B. Those where the act committed is a crime but for reasons of public policy and sentiment there is no penalty imposed. Complex Crimes Answer: C 33. Insanity B. A. Ways and means are employed for the purpose of trapping and capturing the law breaker in the execution of his criminal plan. conspiracy C.Answer: B 29. a plea of not guilty B. evident premeditation Answer: B 34. a plea of guilty C. absolutory causes D. act Answer: C 31. One of the following is an alternative circumstance. piracy Answer: C 30. omission D. instigation Answer: B 32. gang B. impossible crimes B. A. A. intoxication C. inducement D. a plea of mercy D. passion or obfuscation D. or make conditional plea of guilty.

A. The adjudication by the court that the accused is guilty or is not guilty of the offense charged. trial B. A. of the acts in issue in a case. The security given for the release of a person in custody. The examination before a competent tribunal. preliminary investigation D. Arraignment C. judgment Answer: A 39. warrant Answer: C 38. at any time before his arrest B. only after entering his plea C. recognizance C. Trial B. Monday morning Answer: C 36. Subpoena B. Arraignment B.Answer: A 35. and the imposition of the proper penalty and A. according to the laws of the land. furnished by him or a bondsman. bail D. At what time may the accused move to quash the complaint or information? A. A. Pre-trial C. pre-trial D. conditioned upon his appearance before any court as required under the conditions specified by law. any time before entering his plea D. Arraignment D. The process whereby the accused and the prosecutor in a criminal case work out a mutually satisfactory disposition on the case subject to court approval. Judgment Answer: D . trial Answer: B 37. for the purpose of determining such issue. plea bargaining C.

standing alone. A. positive evidence B. used or intended to be used as means in committing an offense . When the witness states that he did not see or know the occurrence of a fact. best evidence Answer: B 43. by which ideas are represented on material substances. prima facie evidence C. corroborative evidence D. secondary evidence B. A form of evidence supplied by written instruments or derived from conventional symbols. A. A. It is evidence of the same kind and to the same state of facts. It is that which. real evidence Answer: A 44.40. best evidence Answer: C 42. secondary evidence D. A. material evidence D. such as letters. corroborative evidence D. Personal property that can be subjects for search and seizure. preliminary investigation D. secondary evidence B. A. pre-trial B. testimonial evidence C. plea bargaining Answer: C 41. unexplained or uncontradicted is sufficient to maintain the proposition affirmed. A. It is an inquiry or proceeding for the purpose of determining whether there is sufficient ground to engender a well founded belief that an offense has been committed and the offender is probably guilty thereof and should be held for trial. negative evidence Answer: D 45. arraignment C. documentary evidence B. corroborative evidence C. prima facie evidence C.

infanticide C. abortion B. of human fetus before the natural time of birth which results in death. legal question B. A. English penal code C. tumultuous affray Answer: D 49. judicial question Answer: C 50. The unlawful destruction or the bringing forth prematurely.B. A. subject of the offense D. mysterious homicide C. murder D. Spanish penal code B. A question which arises in a case the resolution of which is the logical antecedent of the issue involved in said case and the cognizance of which pertains to another tribunal. All persons who can perceive and perceiving. prejudicial question D. Felony committed when a person is killed or wounded during the confusion attendant to a quarrel among several persons not organized into groups and the parties responsible cannot be ascertained. witnesses C. death under exceptional circumstances D. stolen or embezzled and other proceeds or fruits of the offense C. The RPC was based on the A. alarm and scandal B. informers Answer: B 47. Suspects B. A. can make known their perception to others. A. parricide Answer: A 48. victims D. juridical question C. all of the above Answer: D 46. American penal code .

48 hours D. 24 hours C. 36 hours B. A. An act which would be an offense against persons or property if it was not for the inherent impossibility of its accomplishment. mistake of facts C. impossible crime B. dura lex sed lex Answer: A 54. accidental crime D. RA 7659 D. A. RA 5425 B. Japanese penal code Answer: A 51. parens patriae C. imbecility Answer: D . impossible crime C. discernment B. res ipsa loquitur D. insanity C. A. A. RA 8551 Answer: C 56. compound crime B. RA 8553 C. One who is deprived completely of reason or discernment and freedom of the will at the time of the commission of the crime. complex crime D. Ignorance of the law excuses no one from compliance therewith. complex crime Answer: B 52. A. An act or omission which is a result of a misapprehension of facts that is voluntary but not intentional.D. ignorantia legis non excusat B. The law which reimposed the death penalty. 72 hours Answer: D 53. epilepsy D. accidental crime Answer: B 55. Infanticide is committed by killing a child not more than…. A.

A. right to remain silent D. A. accident D. The quality by which an act may be subscribed to a person as its owner or author A. A sworn written statement charging a person with an offense. destiny Answer: C 59. information C. any peace officer or other public officer charged with the enforcement of the law violated. responsibility B. This right of the accused is founded on the principle of justice and is intended not to protect the guilty but to prevent as far as human agencies can the conviction of an innocent person. lies beyond the bound s of humanly foreseeable consequences. imputability Answer: D 58. statutory laws Answer: C 62. fortuitous event B.usages and rules of action which are not recognized in our country. special laws C.subscribed by the offended party. complaint D. Something that happen outside the sway of our will. right against self-incrimination Answer: B 61. common laws D. A. fate C. A. duty C. penal laws B. guilt D. and although it comes about through some acts of our will. presumption of innocence C. right to due process of law B. practices. subpoena B. Known in other countries as the body of principles. writ Answer: C 60. Circumstances wherein there is an absence in the agent of the .57.

habitual delinquency C. evident premeditation D. alternative C. justifying D. treachery C. and hence. Circumstances wherein the acts of the person are in accordance with the law. When the offender enjoys and delights in making his victim suffers slowly and gradually. A. A. Exempting B.crime any of all the conditions that would make an act voluntary and hence. proceeds upon inquiry and render judgment after a fair trial. causing him unnecessary physical pain in the consummation of the criminal act. reiteracion D. aggravating Answer: C 64. The law hears before it condemns. Alevosia means A. who at the time of his trial for one crime shall have been previously convicted by final judgment of another crime embraced in the same title of the Revised Penal Code. A. treachery D. ex post facto law B. aggravating Answer: A 63. cruelty C. masochism Answer: B 65. quasi-recidivism Answer: A 66. equal protection of the law . One. Recidivism B. Craft B. exempting B. cruelty Answer: B 67. A. though there is no criminal liability there is civil liability. Ignominy B. alternative C. he incurs no criminal and civil liability. A. justifying D.

robbery. A method fixed by law for the apprehension and prosecution of persons alleged to have committed a crime. rule of law D. Secondary D. A person if within a period of 10 years from the date of his release or last conviction of the crime of serious or less serious physical injuries. quasi-recidivist C. A. The period of prescription of crimes punishable by death. Recidivist B. stupid D. Criminal Evidence C. Criminal Procedure D. Secondary D. A.C. Conclusive Answer: D 71. A kind of evidence which cannot be rebutted or overcome. A. due process of law Answer: D 68. he is found guilty of any of the said crimes a third time or oftener. Primary B. Conclusive Answer: D 70. leading B. These questions suggest to the witness the answers to which an examining party requires. Best C. hearsay Answer: A 72. A. habitual delinquent D. estafa or falsification. hardened criminal Answer: C 69. and or their punishment in case of conviction A. Criminal Law B. . Best C. Criminal Jurisprudence Answer: C 73. Primary B. A kind of evidence which cannot be rebutted or overcome. misleading C. theft.

A crime against honor which is committed by performing any act which casts dishonor. discredit. malfeasance C. misfeasance B. warrant D. Accessories C. 15 years C. or contempt upon another person. dereliction Answer: B 77. Persons who take direct part in the execution of a crime. 20 years B. libel B. A sworn statement in writing. A. alias B. screen name Answer: C . common name C. fictitious name D. Principals Answer: D 75. A. A. slander by deed C. Accomplices B. affidavit Answer: D 78. writ C. Instigators D.A. A. The improper performance of some act which might lawfully be done. 10 years D. incriminating innocent person D. subpoena B. made upon oath before an authorized magistrate or officer. Any other name which a person publicly applies to himself without authority of law. A. intriguing against honor Answer: B 76. 40 years Answer: A 74. nonfeasance D.

Municipal Councilor Answer: C 81. A. it is the raising of commotions or disturbances in the State. arbitrary detention C. rebellion D. committed by a person who owes allegiance to it. Sedition B. A special aggravating circumstance where a person. A breach of allegiance to a government. after having been convicted by final judgment. In its general sense. 10 days D. The length of validity of a search warrant from its date. charivari Answer: A 80. Police Officer D. 15 days C. recidivism C. reiteracion D. treason B. compulsory detention D. Municipal mayor B. espionage C. Treason D. A. quasi-recidivism B. or while serving the same. A. 60 days Answer: C 83. A. Private School Teacher C. Coup d’ etat Answer: A 82. illegal detention B. unauthorized detention Answer: B 84. A. Rebellion C. coup d’ etat . shall commit a new felony before beginning to serve such sentence.79. 30 days B. The detention of a person without legal grounds by a public officer or employee. Which of the following is not a person in authority? A.

A. sanctuary B. It means mistake in the blow. Consummated D. A. A. Rebellion D.Answer: A 85. recidivism D. Conspiracy to commit this felony is punishable under the law. A. premeditation C. The mental capacity to understand the difference between right and wrong. A stage of execution when all the elements necessary for its execution and accomplishment are present. A. discernment Answer: D 87. Murder C. Accomplished answer: . treachery B. exclusively used for rest and comfort. jail D. dwelling Answer: D 86. Dura Lex Sed lex D. Error in personae C. Praeter Intentionem Answer: D 89. Frustrated C. Praeter Intentionem Answer: A 90. A. Aberratio ictus B. A building or structure. Estafa B. Dura lex sed lex D. Attempted B. Error in Personae C. Aberratio Ictus B. prison C. Rape Answer: C 88. It means that the resulting injury is greater than that which is intended.

Felonies where the acts or omissions of the offender are malicious. Inference Answer: A 95. A. A. A character of Criminal Law. General B. A. Misdemeanors C. Offenses B. Continuing Answer: A 93. Conspiracy D. It indicates deficiency of perception. A. Inculpable Answer: B 94. Absolutory Cause B. Retroactive Answer: A . Negligence B. Seasonal D. Formal C. Material B.C 91. Deliberate D. Crimes that have three stages of execution. making it binding upon all persons who live or sojourn in the Philippines. Intentional C. Territorial C. Felonies D. Diligence C. An act or omission which is the result of a misapprehension of facts that is voluntary but not intentional. Imprudence D. A. Acts and omissions punishable by special penal laws. Mistake of facts C. A. Felony Answer: B 92. Prospective D. Culpable B. Ordinances Answer: A 96.

Child rape B. Bill of Rights C. Bill of Attainder B. Arrest D. Statutory Rape D.97. Seizure C. Pedro stole the cow of Juan. Qualified Theft D. What was the crime committed? A. Simple Theft Answer: C 100. What was the crime committed? A. Search B. The taking of a person into custody in order that he may be bound to answer for the commission of an offense. Farm Theft C. None of these Answer: C . force or intimidation. A legislative act which inflicts punishment without judicial trial. A. Ex Post Facto Law D. Penal Law Answer: A 98. Detention Answer: C 99. Robbery B. Qualified Rape C. a 19 year old man had sexual intercourse with her 11 year old girlfriend without threat. A.Pedro.