Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Twilight, Twilight #1.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Gil Garcetti believe in when it comes to jurors and their participation in trials?
(a) Most jurors take their oath seriously and because the burden of proof in a criminal trial is very high, jurors must carefully examine and consider all evidence in a case.
(b) The judiciary system has to be changed to give less power to jurors and more to judges and district attorneys.
(c) Ordinary civilians should not be tasked with matters of the law.
(d) Most jurors do not take their duties seriously and that their participation in trials be limited to those of observers.

2. According to Jason Sanford, who are "they"?
(a) He does not give an explanation as to who "they" are.
(b) "They" are the Mexicans, Chinese and blacks that populate his neighborhood.
(c) He says that "they" represent a combination of many things for him.
(d) "They" are the cops of Los Angeles.

3. What effect does being a policeman have inside a courtroom?
(a) He always brings about riot in the courtroom because of the passionate feelings the public has towards policemen in general.
(b) He makes people stay away from courtrooms.
(c) He silences the crowd inside the courtroom because of the raw power he exudes.
(d) He seems to be surrounded by a kind of magic brought about by the respect people have for members of the police force.

4. What issues does Maxine Waters confront the President about?
(a) Insufficient educational budget.
(b) Lack of housing programs.
(c) Addiction and crime.
(d) Unemployment, hopelessness, and despair.

5. What kind of tax is Otis Chandler proposing to help raise the money for the community?
(a) Cigarette tax.
(b) Parking tax.
(c) Sales or gasoline tax.
(d) Reading tax.

Short Answer Questions

1. Whose story does Elaine Brown always tell young men who are drawn to the group by its guns?

2. What report does Maxine Waters refer to that discusses the ills of society, among others?

3. According to Oh, what significant function does the frontal lobe of the brain perform?

4. What statement does Allison make about the police and their style when it comes to killings?

5. How many years does it take for everyone to forget about the commission and the commitments people have made?

(see the answer key)

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