US Government - Sixth Amendment

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Questions on this quiz are based on information from
US Government - Sixth Amendment.

1. What does it mean that a person has a right to a speedy trial?
a. That trials can't last for more than a day
b. That all trials will happen within two weeks of the arrest
c. That the government can't delay a trial without a good reason
d. All of the above
e. None of the above

2. What right helps to insure that government officials follow the law and don't hold trials in secret?
a. Right to a public trial
b. Eminent domain
c. Right to a speedy trial
d. Double Jeopardy
e. The right to bear arms

3. What are the first ten amendments to the Constitution called?
a. Declaration of Independence
b. Magna Carta
c. Articles of Confederation
d. Bill of Rights
e. The Big Ten

4. What are lawyers called that are hired by the government to defend people?
a. Impartial judges
b. Public defenders
c. Senators
d. Representatives
e. Accusers

5. What is a subpoena?
a. Another name for a jury
b. A type of lawyer
c. A type of judge
d. The name for a witness in a trial
e. An order to appear in court

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