Gideon's Trumpet Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 10.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Gideon believes that he was denied ______________ during a legal trial.
(a) visitors.
(b) a phone call.
(c) cigarettes.
(d) due process.

2. Is Gideon guaranteed an attorney during a Supreme Court trial?
(a) Possibly.
(b) Yes.
(c) No.
(d) Yes, if he can pay a retainer.

3. A famous line in Gideon's petition to the Supreme Court reads: "It makes no difference how old I am or what color I am or __________________________."
(a) How much money I make.
(b) How long I have lived her.
(c) What church I belong to if any.
(d) How many kids I have.

4. In the Betts vs. Brady case in 1942, in what state did Smith Betts live?
(a) Montana.
(b) Virginia.
(c) Ohio.
(d) Maryland,

5. The Supreme Court always seems to take the word of the person who claims _______________.
(a) Indigence.
(b) Innocence.
(c) Insanity.
(d) Youth.

Short Answer Questions

1. In most cases the majority of the work falls on _________________.

2. At what type of work does Gideon say he could make a living?

3. What would happen to the appeals process if Gideon's appeal is approved?

4. The Supreme Court is bound not so much by laws as by the trends and ____________ of the Justices who serve.

5. Who did Gideon marry in 1955?

(see the answer key)

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