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MULTIPLE CHOICE
1.Choose the right answer:- Alegeţi răspunsul corect:
As he was caught in ................... of a gun, he was immediately considered a suspect.
a. control
b. handling
c. ownership
d. Possession –posesia

2.Choose the right answer:
The unruly ….. was broken up by the police.
a. collection
b. congregation
c. group
d. Mob-multime

3.Choose the right answer:
The detective stood ….. behind the door waiting for the assailant.
a. immovable
b. lifeless
c. Motionless – nemişcat
d. static

4.Choose the right answer:
The police ….. off the street where the bomb had gone off.
a. battened
b. Cordoned - încercuit
c. fastened
d. shuttered

5.Choose the right answer:
The police asked if I thought I could ….. the man who stole my car if I looked at some
photos.
a. certify
b. Identify - identifică
c. justify
d. verify

6.Choose the right answer:
The inspector was a very ….. man and he rechecked the evidence several times.
a. attentive
b. complete
c. Thorough – conştiincios
d. thoughtful

7.Choose the right answer:
The police who were ….. the crime could find no clues at all.


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a. enquiring
b. Investigating - investigat
c. researching
d. seeking

8.Choose the right answer:
The police ….. their attention to the events that led up to the accident.
a. Confined - si-a limitat
b. completed
c. confirmed
d. contained

9.Choose the right answer:
I was informed by the police constable that he would be forced to take me into ….. .
a. confinement
b. Custody- custodie
c. detection
d. guardianship

10Choose the right answer:
The woman ….. for her husband’s life when he was found guilty of murder.
a. bid
b. debated
c. disputed
d. Pleaded – pleda

11.Choose the right answer:
He was thrown into prison and ….. of his property.
a. Deprived - lipsit
b. removed
c. denied
d. confiscated

12.Choose the right answer:
There is no doubt about the outcome of the trial. The man is a ….. criminal
a. self-centred
b. self-confessed - auto-a mărturisit
c. self-conscious
d. self-contained

13.Choose the right answer:
If the terrorists are not sent to prison, there will be a public ….. .
a. attack
b. onslaught
c. Outcry - • strigăt de protest
d. recrimination



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14.Choose the right answer:
It is often difficult for ex-convicts to keep to the ….. and narrow.
a. deep
b. long
c. wide
d. Straight – neschimbat

15.Choose the right answer:
When the detectives finally trapped him, he had to ….. to lying.
a. recourse
b. Resort -recurga
c. resource
d. retort

16.Choose the right answer:
The witness ….. the statements made by the accused man.
a. agreed
b. confessed
c. Corroborated – coroborează
d. testified

17.Choose the right answer:
A prominent local figure was ….. as co-respondent in a divorce case.
a. Cited – cited
b. accused
c. nominated
d. quoted

18.Choose the right answer:
After considering the evidence for a few hours, the Jury came to a ….. verdict.
a. unambiguous
b. Unanimous - unanimous
c. undivided
d. united

19.Choose the right answer:
The suspect is not under arrest, nor have the police placed any ….. on his movements.
a. obstacle
b. regulation
c. Restriction – restricţie
d. veto

20.Choose the right answer:
His comments ….. little or no relation to the facts of the case.
a. Bear -speculant
b. give
c. possess


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d. reflect

21.Choose the right answer:
The … question in this case is whether the accused had a motive for this crime or not.
a. crucial
b. forcible
c. supreme
d. valuable

22.Choose the right answer:
I wish you would let me speak for myself and not ............ the words out of my mouth.
a. pull
b. grab
c. Take –talmaci
d. snatch

23.Choose the right answer:
In the legal profession, men … women by five to one.
a. outclass
b. Outnumber -mai numeros
c. overcome
d. supersede

24.Choose the right answer:
All ........... barristers are expected to study at the Inns of Court.
Toti........... avocaţi, sunt aşteptati să studieze la Inns a Curţii.
a. hopeful
b. Prospective -viitori
c. willing
d. wishful

25.Choose the right answer:
The suspect is … to have been in the neighbourhood at the time of the crime.
a. accused
b. affirmed
c. Alleged – pretinsa
d. announced

26.Choose the right answer:
The American Bill of Rights, passed in 1791, represents the ........................ .
a. document establishing Parliament as the most important power in government.
b. first ten amendments of the Constitution of the United States which refer to the rights
and privileges of the individual- primele zece amendamente ale Constituţiei din Statele
Unite, care se referă la drepturile şi privilegiile individului .-.
c. the fundamental political principles on which a state is governed
d. set of laws governing crime and its punishment.




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27.Choose the right answer:
An arraignment is ....................... .
a. an official approval of something which then becomes legally binding.
b. a written statement of the details of the crime with which someone is charged in the
Court.
c. the reading of the indictment to the accused and hearing his plea. – citirea actului de
acuzare pentru a acuzat şi auzul pledoaria sa.
d. a writ issued by a court of justice requiring a person to appear before the court at a
specified time.

28.Choose the right answer:
In the sentence: He was booked for driving on the wrong side of the road. to book
means:
a. to order or reserve something
b. to take the name and address of a person guilty of a minor offence with a view to
bringing a prosecution. - să ia numele şi adresa unei personae vinovate de o infracţiune
minoră cu scopul de a aduce o urmărire penal.
 c. to check the financial records of a company.
d. to take the name of a player who breaks the rules while playing, three such acts
resulting in the player’s dismissal from the field.

29.Choose the right answer:
A plaintiff is .................. .
a. a government official who brings charges against alleged criminals.
c. a person who is accused of a crime in a criminal case.
b. a person who is legally allowed to act
 d. a person who starts an action against on behalf of someone else. someone in the civil
courts.- o persoană care începe o acţiune împotriva unei persoane în instanţele civile.

30.Choose the right answer:
In the sentence: He attempted to rebut the assertions made by the prosecution witness. to
rebut means:
a. to admit that the opposing party is right.
b. to give a judgment between two parties in law.
c. to prove that the opposing party is wrong, especially by offering a contrary argument.-
pentru a dovedi că partea adversă este greşit, în special prin oferirea de un argument
contrar.
d. to deny all the assertions of the opposing party, without offering any proof

31.In the sentence: In jurisdictions that use indeterminate sentencing, the judge has
discretion to set the sentence at a maximum and minimum term within a broad range
permitted by law. the word discretion means:
a. the quality of behaving or speaking in such a way as to avoid social embarrassment or
distress.
b. freedom or authority to make judgments and to act as one sees fit.
c. the moral and religious obligation to decide correctly what should be done.
d. the quality of being decent in one’s conduct.


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32.Choose the right answer:
In the sentence: A judge may permit a departure from this presumptive sentence – either
an increase or decrease in the length of the term – if specific justification is shown. the
expression departure from means:
a. a deviation or variation from standard procedure or established practice.
c. the act of forgiving an offence and of dismissing the charges against the accused.
b. the act of leaving or going away.
d. a subjective choice made in the ruling of a judge, due to emotional involvement.

33.Choose the right answer:
In the sentence: Manslaughter is also the unlawful killing of another, but without malice
aforethought, either expressed or implied. the expression without malice aforethought
means:
a. without the killer showing any remorse for his crime.
c. without the purpose of hiding the murder weapon.
b. without the desire to break the law.
d. without the intention of committing a crime (especially murder or grievous bodily
harm). - fără intenţia de a comite o crimă (în special omor sau de vătămare corporală
gravă).

34.Choose the right answer:
The word ............. means a plea that a person charged with a crime was somewhere else
when the crime was committed.
a. apology
b. excuse
c. Alibi – alibiul
d. forgiveness

35.Choose the right answer:
If a person commits premeditated and deliberate murder, with atrocity or cruelty, by lying
in wait for the victim, he or she will face the charge of ...........
a. second-degree murder
b. Alibi-alibiul
c. involuntary manslaughter
d. assassination

36.the right answer:
The court designed to try members of enemy forces during wartime,operating outside the
scope of conventional criminal and civil matters,whose judges are military officers is a/an
........................ .
a. admiralty court
b. appellate court
c. department of defence
d. military court- tribunal military

37.Choose the right answer:


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The Claims Court, the Court of International Trade, the Tax Court, and the territorial
courts established in the federally administered territories of the United States are called
.................
a. supreme courts.
b. constitutional courts
c. legislative courts. – instanţelor legislative
d. courts of appeals

38.Choose the right answer:
Assuming that someone is innocent, until he has been proved guilty is called ........
a. presumption of life
b. presumption of death
c. presumption of guilt
d. presumption of innocence -prezumţia de nevinovăţie

39.Choose the correct Romanian equivalents for the following British terms
designating members of the British government: Chancellor of the Exchequer, Home
Secretary, Foreign Secretary (in this order).
a. Cancelar al Trezoreriei, Ministru de Interne, Secretar Strain.
b. Ministru de Finante, Ministru de Interne, Ministru de Externe
c. Cancelar al Cecurilor, Secretar Domestic, Ministru de Externe
d. Cancelar de Finante, Ministrul Apararii, Ministru de Externe.

40.Choose the correct English equivalents taking into consideration that the Romanian
term ministerul de externe has different English equivalents in the United Kingdom and
respectively in the United States.
a. External Ministry (UK), Foreign Ministry (USA).
b. State Department (UK), Foreign Office (USA).
c. Foreign Office (UK), State Department (USA). - Foreign Office (Marea Britanie),
Departamentul de Stat (SUA)
d. Foreign Ministry (UK), Foreign Office (USA).

41.Choose the right preposition:
The suspect blurted ...... the names of his accomplices with a shrug of his shoulders.
......
a. away
b. out
c. off
d. in

42.Choose the right prepositions:
After a good night sleep, the fugitive decided to give himself ........ and come ......... about
his escape.
a. away, straight
b. in, over
c. over, through
d. up, clean - în sus,


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43.Choose the right answer:
In the sentence: The mayor made some remarks off the record about the rising crime
figures., the expression off the record means:
a. according to the records of the court.
b. not intended for publication or disclosure; confidential. - care nu sunt destinate
publicării sau dezvăluirii; confidenţiale.
c. by reading some written notes.
d. having a formal, ceremonial character.

44.the right preposition:
The appointed attorney felt gratified that the arrestee had no choice but to confide ......
him.
a. with
b. over
c. in -in
d. through

45.Choose the right answer:
The eye witness was obviously in a state of shock and the policeman could not make
head or......... of what he was saying
a. Tail-coada
b. top
c. heel
d. rock

46.Choose the right answer:
The judge seemingly tried to turn a /an........ ear to the opposing party’s rebuttal
argument.
a. inner
b. Deaf - surzi
c. lap
d. long


47.Choose the right answer:
- The defense attorney did not have a strong case, so he was beating about the…
a. ground
b. track
c. drum
d. bush

48.Choose the right answer:
While being cross-examined, the defense witness let ......... that the defendant had met the
victim before.
a. float
b. loose
c. Slip -greseala


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d. drift

49.Choose the right answer:
In the sentence: Against all odds, he won the case against the insurance company., the
idiom against all odds means:
a. quite unexpectedly
b. quite predictable
c. without any effort
d. despite difficulties - în ciuda dificultăţilor

50.Choose the right answer:
In the sentence: Losing the trial after so much time and money invested was a bitter pill
to swallow., the idiom a bitter pill to swallow means:
a. a difficult fact to accept - un fapt greu de acceptat
b. a great success obtained
c. a stab in the back
d. a blessing in disguise

51.Choose the right answer:
In the sentence: The witness was determined to testify against the defendant, but he got
cold feet at the last minute., the idiom to get cold feet means:
a. to faint
b. to lose courage - să-şi piardă curajul
c. to change one’s mind
d. to collapse

52.the right answer:
In the sentence: As a teenager, he did time for petty theft., the idiom to do time means:
a. to do community work
b. to rot in jail- să putrezeşti în închisoare
c. to serve a prison sentence
d. to be expelled from school

53.Choose the right answer:
In the sentence: As always, the boys in blue arrived too late to stop the bank robbers., the
idiom the boys in blue means:
a. the fire brigade
b. the anti-terrorist squad
c. the intelligence
d. the police - de poliţie

54.Choose the right answer:
In the sentence: With his recent arrest it became official that he was the black sheep of
the family., the idiom the black sheep of the family means:
a. the foster child of a family
b. a disgraced family member – dezonorat un membru de familie
c. the inheritor of the family estate


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d. the love child of a family

55.Choose the right answer:
In the sentence: He now serves time in jail for beating his wife black and blue., the idiom
to beat somebody black and blue means:
a. to hit somebody repeatedly until bruised - pentru a lovit pe cineva în mod repetat, până
când învineţită
b. to hit somebody in self-defense
c. to hit the opponent below the belt
d. to strike the first blow

56.Choose the right answer:
In the sentence: Losing the trial means more money down the drain., the idiom more
money down the drain means:
a. more money spent for a good cause
b. more money spent well
c. more money wasted in vain – mai mulţi bani irosit în zadar
d. more profit obtained

57.Choose the right answer:
In the sentence: It would have been better if he hadn’t pursued the matter and had let
sleeping dogs lie., the idiom let sleeping dogs lie means:
a. not be troubled by any guilty feeling
b. do not try to change a situation that could become a problem if somebody
interfered - Nu încercaţi să modificaţi o situaţie care ar putea deveni o problemă în cazul
în care cineva a intervenit
c. avoid facing something unpleasant by sleeping
d. not decide about something until the next day

58.Turn the following Direct Speech into Reported Speech, by making any necessary
changes: ‘I think
it is extremely unlikely that you will be asked to testify’, said the lawyer.
a. The lawyer reassured me that it was extremely unlikely that I will be asked to testify.
b. The lawyer reassured me that it is extremely unlikely that I will be asked to testify
c. The lawyer reassured me that it was extremely unlikely that he would be asked to
testify.
d. The lawyer reassured me that it was extremely unlikely that I would be asked to testify.
- Avocatul asigurat că mi-a fost extrem de puţin probabil că aş fi cerut să depună
mărturie.

59.Turn the following Direct Speech into Reported Speech, by making any necessary
changes: The client asked his lawyer, Ms. Ann Straight: ‘Do you think I should plead
guilty?’
a. The client asked his lawyer whether did she think he should plead guilty.
b. The client asked his lawyer whether she thought he should plead guilty.-
Clientul a cerut avocatul său, dacă ea a crezut ca el ar trebui să pledeze vinovat.
c. The client asked his lawyer whether she thinks he should plead guilty.


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d. The client asked his lawyer whether she did thought he should plead guilty.

60.Turn the following Direct Speech into Reported Speech, by making any necessary
changes: ‘Did you actually see the suspect ditch the murder weapon?’, asked the
prosecutor.
a. The prosecutor asked whether he did actually saw the suspect ditch the murder weapon.
b. The prosecutor asked whether did he actually see the suspect ditch the murder weapon.
c. The prosecutor asked whether he had actually seen the suspect ditch the murder
weapon. - Procurorul întrebat dacă a văzut, de fapt, şanţ suspect crima arma.
d. The prosecutor asked whether had he actually seen the suspect ditch the murder
weapon.

61.Turn the following Direct Speech into Reported Speech, by making any necessary
changes: ‘We have called our last witnesses in the case. Our client will not take the
witness stand’ the defense attorney stated
a. The defense attorney stated that they have called their last witnesses in the case, adding
that their client will not take the witness stand.
b. The defense attorney stated that they had called their last witnesses in the case and
added that their client would not take the witness stand. –Avocatul apărării a declarat că
au numit martori ultima lor, în cazul şi a adăugat că clientul lor nu ar lua standul de
martor.
c. The defense attorney stated that they called their last witnesses in the case and added
that their client will not take the witness stand.
d. The defense attorney stated that had they called their last witnesses in the case, their
client would not take the witness stand

62.Turn the following Direct Speech into Reported Speech, by making any necessary
changes: ‘Why can’t you reveal your sources?’, the judge asked the journalist.
a. The judge asked the journalist why he couldn’t reveal his sources. Judecătorul a cerut
jurnalistului de ce nu ar putea dezvălui sursele sale.
b. The judge asked the journalist why he can’t reveal his sources.
c. The judge asked the journalist why couldn’t he reveal his sources.
d. The judge asked the journalist why can’t he reveal his sources.

63.Turn the following Direct Speech into Reported Speech, by making any necessary
changes: Officer Jenkins: ‘When the driver exited the car, a bag of crack cocaine fell to
the ground.’
a. Officer Jenkins said that when the driver had exited the car, a bag of crack cocaine had
fallen to the ground.
b. Officer Jenkins said that when the driver was exiting the car, a bag of crack cocaine fell
to the ground.
c. Officer Jenkins said that when the driver exited the car, a bag of crack cocaine had
fallen to the ground. - Ofiţer Jenkins a spus că, atunci când conducătorul auto ieşit din
maşină, o punga de cocaina crack au căzut la pământ.
d. Officer Jenkins said that when the driver exited the car, a bag of crack cocaine would
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64.Turn the following Direct Speech into Reported Speech, by making any necessary
changes: The judge: ‘Let’s hear the defense closing statement before we have a ten-
minute recess.’."
a. The judge suggested to hear the defense closing statement before they have a ten-
minute recess.
b. The judge suggested hearing the defense closing statement before they had a ten-
minute recess. -Judecătorul a sugerat şedinţei de aparare de închidere declaraţie în faţa ei
au avut u vacanţa de zece minute.
c. The judge ordered to hear the defense closing statement before they had a ten-minute
recess.
d. The judge ruled that they should heard the defense closing statement before they had a
ten-minute recess.

65.Turn the following Direct Speech into Reported Speech, by making any necessary
changes: ‘Slow down or I’ll get out of the car!’
a. She begged me to slow down, otherwise she will get out of the car.
b. She invited me to slow down so that she could get out of the car
c. She encouraged me to slow down and to get out of the car.
d. She threatened to get out of the car if I didn’t slow down. - Ea a ameninţat că va ieşi
din maşină dacă nu am încetini.

66.Turn the following Direct Speech into Reported Speech, by making any necessary
changes: The thief: ‘I didn’t kill the woman, I just stole her purse.’
a. The thief apologized for killing the woman and for stealing her purse.
b. Întoarceţi următoarele Direct Speech în Raportat vorbire, de a face orice modificări
necesare: hoţ: "Eu nu-l omoare pe femeie, tocmai am furat poseta ei."
c. The thief suggested having killed the woman and stolen her purse.
d. The thief admitted having killed the woman and stolen her purse.

67.Turn the following Direct Speech into Reported Speech, by making any necessary
changes: The detective: ‘Be careful with that gun! It’s loaded.’
a. The detective invited me to be careful with that gun because it is loaded.
b. The detective complained that that gun was loaded and I should be careful.
c. The detective warned me to be careful with that gun because it was loaded.
d. The detective encouraged me to be careful with that gun because it was loaded.

68.Turn the following Direct Speech into Reported Speech, by making any necessary
changes: ‘Yuk!’ she said when she saw the dead man’s finger in an ice-box.
a. She gave an exclamation of delight when she saw the dead man’s finger in an ice-box.
b. She gave an exclamation of surprise when she saw the dead man’s finger in an ice-box.
c. She gave an exclamation of horror when she saw the dead man’s finger in an ice-box.
d. She gave an exclamation of disgust when she saw the dead man’s finger in an ice-box.
- Ea a dat un semn de exclamare de dezgust atunci când a văzut degetul omului mort într-
o cutie cu gheaţă.

69.Choose the right answer:



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The policeman asked the old woman why ................. to identify the mugger the previous
day.
a. did she failed
b. did you fail - nu te-ai
c. she has failed
d. she had failed

70.Choose the right answer:
Five years ago, Mr. Sticky took an oath before the court that he ..................... perjury
again.
a. will never commit
b. never commits
c. would never commit - niciodata nu s-ar angaja
d. has never committed

71.Choose the right answer:
The victim: ‘How long does it take you to catch the driver?’
The victim wants to know how long ................... to catch the driver.
a. it takes us - este nevoie de noi
b. it took us
c. does it take us
d. did it take us

72.Choose the right answer:
The attorney: ‘When did you sue the company for breach of contract?’
The attorney inquired when ................... the company for breach of contract.
a. I did sued
b. I had sued - Am avut acţionat în justiţie
c. did I sue
d. had I sue

73.Choose the right answer:
The attorney: ‘If we have clear-cut evidence of her negligent behaviour, the court will
grant the father custody of both children.’
The attorney said that if ........... clear-cut evidence of her negligent behaviour, the court
...............the father custody of both children
a. they have, will grant
b. they would have, would grant
c. they had, would grant - au avut, s-ar acorda
d. they had had, would have granted

74.Choose the right answer:
The client: ‘If I didn’t smoke, my life insurance premiums would be lower.’
The client said that if ................., his life insurance premiums .................. lower.
a. he did smoked, would be
b. he hadn’t smoked, would have been
c. he didn’t smoke, will be d. he didn’t smoke, would be - el nu a fum, s-ar fi.


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75.Choose the right answer:
The client: ‘If my lawyer hadn’t missed the filing deadline, the case wouldn’t have been
dismissed.’ The client complained that if his lawyer ............... the filing deadline, the case
................... .
a. hadn’t missed, wouldn’t have been dismissed - nu a ratat, nu ar fi fost respins
b. didn’t miss, wouldn’t have been dismissed
c. hadn’t missed, won’t have been dismissed
d. hadn’t have missed, wouldn’t have been dismissed

76.Choose the right answer:
In the sentence: Seven senators tabled the bill and refused to discuss other similar
proposals. the American idiom ‘to table a bill’ means:
a. to formally present the bill for other people to discuss it immediately;
b. to delay discussing the bill until a future time; - să amâne discutarea proiectului de
lege, până la un timp viitor;
c. to be ready to give the bill serious consideration.

77.Choose the right answer:
In the sentence: The Allies at last turned the tables on Nazi Germany and defeated it. the
idiom ‘to turn the tables’ means:
a. to succeed in gaining an advantage over someone who until that moment had an
advantage over you; - de a reuşi în a obţine un avantaj faţă de cineva care pana in acel
moment a avut un avantaj faţă de tine;
b. to assess a situation;
c. to start getting worse, especially after a particular time or event

78.Choose the right answer:
In the sentence: Her lawyer wanted to put their cards on the table and discuss the
situation in a rational manner. the idiom ‘to put one’s cards on the table’ means:
a. to keep your plans, thoughts, or feelings secret;
b. to put all the files on the table;
c. to tell people what your plans and intentions are in a clear, honest way; pentru a spune
oamenilor ceea ce planurile şi intenţiile dumneavoastră sunt într-un mod clar şi onest;
d. to have an advantage that you can use to be successful in a particular situation.

79.Choose the right answer:
In the sentence: Her lawyer put that thought aside, ashamed of his disloyalty. ‘to put
that thought aside’ means: -
a. to save money regularly, usually for a particular purpose;
b. to try to stop thinking about something; - pentru a încerca să nu mai gândesc la ceva;
c. to keep a period of time free in order to be able to do something;
d. to finish one thing in order to start doing another.

80.Choose the right answer:
In the sentence: The defendant said that he was putting his faith in the appeal judges. ‘to
put one’s faith in somebody’ means:
a. to ask for something in an official way;


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b. to trust someone and believe that they can do something for you; - să aibă încredere în
cineva şi cred că pot face ceva pentru tine;
c. to make someone wait because you do not want to meet them.

81.Choose the right answer:
In the statement: The President hates the way the Prime Minister puts him down in public
the whole time. ‘to put somebody down’ means:
a. to keep trying to persuade someone to do something, by using threats or unfair
influence;
b. to make someone feel good; d. to demote someone.
c. to criticize someone and make themfeel silly or stupid /to belittle someone; -de a critica
pe cineva şi a face sa se simta prost sau prost / pentru a minimaliza pe cineva;

82.Choose the right answer:
In the sentence ‘My lawyer told me to look before I leap’, ‘to look before I leap’ means:
a. to consider the possible consequences before taking action;- să ia în considerare
eventualele consecinţe
b. to look carefully at the place one is about to jump on;
c. to proceed in an action without regard to the possibility of danger involved in it.

83.Choose the right answer:
In the sentence: Two amendments were tabled by the opposition in their last session. the
British idiom ‘to table an amendment’ means:
a. to postpone discussing an amendment
b. to take a vote on the amendment by show of hands;
c. to submit an amendment for indefinitely; consideration by a legislative body.- de a
prezenta un amendament pentru examinare de către un organism legislativ.

84.Choose the right answer:
In the sentence: They offered the judge money under the table to change his mind and
reverse the ruling. the idiom ‘under the table’ means:
a. out in the open where everything can be noticed;
b. secretly and illegally;- în secret şi ilegal;
c. on the black market

85.Choose the right answer:
In the sentence: The common law allows people to speak and act in their own homes as
they please and to carry on their daily business, provided that they do not infringe the
rights of others or commit an offence. the phrasal verb ‘to carry on’ means:
a. to continue doing something;- să-şi continue a face ceva;
c. to break the continuity of an action;
b. to come into operation;
d. to behave in an uncontrolled, excited or anxious way.

86.Choose the right answer:
In the sentence: Parents have to observe the law regarding the right of their children to
compulsory education. the expression ‘to observe the law’ means:


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a. to notice the law
b. to obey the law- să se supună legii
c. to make a remark about the law

87.Choose the right answer:
In the sentence: The finance minister got himself into hot water for financing illegal
investments. the idiom ‘get oneself into hot water’ means:
a. to get oneself in trouble or difficulty, especially financial trouble;- pentru a obţine sine
în probleme sau dificultate, în special în probleme financiare;
b. to be in a pleasant situation;
c. to be held responsible for something illegal;
d. to do something illegal without being discovered or punished.

88.Choose the right answer:
In the sentence: Her work impressed the Minister of Justice so much that she was taken
on to fight against terrorist groups and drug-traffickers. the phrasal verbs ‘to be taken
on’ means:
a. to have a job application rejected;
b. to be laid off;
c. to be employed or hired;- care urmează să fie angajate sau închiriate;
d. to be promoted due to extraordinary working skills.

89.Choose the right answer:
In the sentence: The American diplomat focused his speech on the nuts and bolts of
running a government. the idiom nuts and bolts means:
a. a digression from a subject in speech or writing;
b. the essential or practical details;- detalii esenţiale sau practice;
c. a critical assessment of a certain matter;
d. the unnecessary details of a side issue.

90.Choose the right answer:
.................... is a term that refers to a style of humour in which things are said only half
seriously, or in a subtly mocking way.
a. Bitter-tongued
b. Loose-tongued- Loose-mincinos
c. Double-tongued
d. Tongue-in-cheek

91.Choose the right answer:
The idiom to walk a tightrope, which is an expression initially used in circus acrobatics,
is now used in everyday language and it means:
a. to act very carefully so as to avoid either of two opposite bad situations;- să acţioneze
foarte atent, astfel încât să se evite oricare dintre cele două situaţii opuse rău;
b. to act recklessly, endangering one’s life;
c. to risk losing two offers at the same time due to a delayed decision;
d. to balance two competing ideas or groups.



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92.Choose the right phrasal verb:
The Labor Party ............. the destruction of all war-time measures in restraint of civil or
industrial liberty.
a. stands for - vine de la
b. stands against
c. stands down
d. stands back from

93.Choose the right phrasal verb:
The Constitution of the United Kingdom is .......... of statute law, common law, and
conventions.
a. made up - alcătuit
b. made out
c. made over
d. made by

94.Choose the right answer:
Everyone has the right to take ........... the government of his country, directly or through
freely chosen representatives.
a. a part to
b. part in - parte la
c. part to
d. a part in

95.Choose the right answer:
Parents are free to ......... their children as they so wish, provided that they do not infringe
any laws against cruelty and exposure to moral and physical danger.
a. grow
b. grow up
c. bring up- educa
d. raise up

96.Choose the right answer:
Marriage shall be entered into only with the free and full consent of the intending
…..............
a. man and woman
b. soon-to-be bride and groom
c. concubines
d. Spouses - soţii

97.Choose the right answer:
If a man’s death occurs without a valid written ..............., the spouse and children of the
.................... have priority.
a. nuncupative will, departed
b. will, deceased - va fi, decedat
c. inheritance, dead man
d. heritage, late husband


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98.Choose the right answer:
A child, whether born in or out of ....................... , shall enjoy the same social protection.
a. Wedlock - afara căsătoriei
b. wedding
c. fornication
d. adultery

99.Choose the right answer:
The electors shall meet in their respective states and vote ................... for President and
Vice-President.
a. by bulletin
b. by show of hands
c. by ballot - prin vot
d. by oral consent

100.Choose the right answer:
` The investigation of parole plans proposed for inmates ....................... the Board of
Pardons and Paroles.
a. resorts to
b. gets down to
c. lays with
d. rests with - aparţine

101.Choose the right answer:
If you don't get ........., you'll be fired according to the labour contract provisions.
a. on the ball- pe minge
b. going
c. it

102.Choose the right answer:
Joe got ................ over the car deal and now he is looking for a good lawyer.
a. above water
b. in hot water- în apă fierbinte
c. dead in the water

103.Choose the right answer:
It ............ how he managed to enter the house, because there are no signs of forced entry.
a. beats my brains out
b. beats me- Habar n-am
c. beats the drum

104.Choose the right answer:
We're ................. and hoping that the witness will be accepted. Without him we don’t
have a case!
a. crossing our fingers- de trecere a degetele noastre
b. crossing our minds
c. crossing our paths


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105.Choose the right answer:
Judge Thomson is truly appreciated with the Bench because he runs his courtroom
efficiently and .......................
a. by himself
b. crossing our minds- de trecere a mintea noastră
c. crossing our paths

106.Choose the right answer:
When the judge pronounced the sentence she ................... and lost all hope to be free
again.
a. fell to her face
b. started to make faces
c. put on a long face- pune o fata lunga

107.Choose the right answer:
The attorneys can talk until they ................ but I don’t think they’ll convince the jury that
this guy is innocent.
a. turn blue
b. are blue in the face- sunt de culoare albastru la faţa
c. scream blue murder

108.Choose the right answer:
He was no longer able to deny his crime, the attorney’s questions put him ................ .
a. off the hook
b. on the hook- in capcana
c. on his own hook

109.Choose the right answer:
Police arrests are being given maximum publicity as a reminder that ......................... .
a. crime doesn’t pay- criminalitatea nu plăteşte
b. crime doesn’t forget
c. crime doesn’t pay off

110.Choose the right preposition:
As the expertise results bear ......... our claims, we request the respondent pay the
damages claimed without delay.
a. down
b. up
c. Out-iesit

111.Choose the right preposition:
No one could understand why he stood ......... an incorrigible criminal; why did he choose
to dent his reputation as Penal Law Professor?
a. for
b. over
c. up for-sus pentru



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112.Choose the right preposition:
Knowing that the defence case stands .......... his testimony, the best expert in town was
brought to stand by the Prosecution.
a. On - pe
b. over
c. for

113.Choose the right preposition:
If the Defence has no further questions, the witness may step ..........
a. off
b. Down-pune jos
c. out

114.Choose the right preposition:
The plaintiff took ........ his statement, as he didn’t want to continue the litigation.
a. off
b. Back –indarat
c. down

115.Choose the right preposition:
The accomplice turned ........ at the last moment, and the police caught them red-handed.
a. out
b. Up-ridicat
c. on

116.Choose the right prepositions:
Valerie Costa started … her career fighting against organized crime the moment she took
… the difficult job of warder in a high security prison.
a. up / on to
b. - / on -in
c. up / on
d. - / on to

117.Choose the right preposition:
After the Denver Police had turned ........ his job application, he left for Chicago hoping to
start over.
a. Down-jos
b. into
c. out

118.Choose the right idiom:
Due to a miscarriage of justice, he succeeded in ............................... murder.
a. making off with
b. getting away with - Noţiuni de departe cu
c. running off with

119.Choose the right preposition:
Your skillful lawyer will talk him ……… testifying before the jury.


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a. Into- in
b. about
c. against

120.Choose the right preposition:
The matter was so delicate, that the judge had to think it ...... before announcing the
verdict.
a. up
b. Over – peste
c. out

121Choose the right idiom:
The judge could no longer ……......... his holding the court in contempt.
a. put off with
b. put down to
c. put up with - a pune sus cu

122.Choose the right idiom:
I think you are entitled to …….... a claim and ask the insurance company to pay for
damage.
a. put off
b. put in- pune in
c. put into

123.Choose the right answer:
How can a young, unexperienced lawyer keep ................. with the latest laws and
regulations?
a. up-to-date- actual
b. down-to-earth
c. high and dry

124.Choose the right answer:
Why don’t you …… your claim to be granted the right to a fair and speedy trial?
a. put in
b. put out
c. put forward- prezentate

125.Choose the right preposition:
Everybody considered that the judge had a reason to let him …... like that.
a. Off-inchis
b. on
c. away

126.Choose the correct sentence about the two legal systems: common law systems
and civil law systems:
a. Civil law and common law systems have the same approach to criminal procedure.




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b. Civil law and common law systems have entirely different approaches to criminal
procedure.- Drept civil şi a sistemelor de drept comun, au abordări complet diferite de
procedura penală
c. The legal systems in England, Canada and the United States are based on the
civil law tradition.

127.Choose the correct sentence about the two legal systems: common law systems
and civil law systems:
a. The majority of Western European countries are based on the civil law system.-
Majoritatea ţărilor din Europa de Vest se bazează pe sistemul de drept civil.
b. The majority of Western European countries are based on the common law system
c. The legal systems in England, Canada and the United States are based on the
civil law tradition.

128.Choose the correct sentence about the two legal systems: common law systems
and civil law systems:
a. In the civil law system, the judge ascertains the applicable law and the jury determines
the facts
b. In the common law system, the judge ascertains the applicable law and the jury
determines the facts- În sistemul de drept comun, judecătorul constată legea aplicabilă şi
juriul determină faptele
c. In the common law system, the examining magistrate and the judge investigate and
adjudicate the case.

129.Choose the correct sentence about the two legal systems: common law systems
and civil law systems:
a. Most countries with civil law systems use what is known as the inquisitorial system. -
Cele mai multe ţări cu sisteme de drept civil folosesc ceea ce este cunoscut sub numele de
system inchizitorial.
b. Most countries with common law systems use what is known as the inquisitorial
system.
c. Most countries with civil law systems use what is known as the adversarial system.

130.Choose the correct answer:
The difference between the word jail and prison is that
a. people convicted of felonies end up in prisons, while minor offenders or persons
awaiting trial are locked up inside jails.- de persoane condamnate pentru delicte ajung în
închisori, în timp ce infractorii minori sau personae în aşteptarea procesului sunt blocate
până în interiorul închisorilor.
b. people convicted of felonies end up in jails, while minor offenders or persons awaiting
trial are locked up inside prisons.
c. people who receive a short sentence end up in prisons, while those who serve a life
sentence are locked up inside jails.

131.Choose the correct sentence about the two legal systems: common law systems
and civil law systems: The judge imposes what is called an indeterminate sentence when



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a. he has discretion to set the sentence at a maximum and minimum term within a broad
range permitted by law.- el are putere de apreciere pentru a seta teze la un termen de
maxim şi minim în termen de o gamă largă permise de lege.
b. he imposes a fixed term of incarceration with no early release through parole.
c. he has discretion to set the sentence however he pleases.

132.Choose the correct sentence about the two legal systems: common law systems
and civil law systems:
A determinate sentence means that ……
a. the judge imposes a fixed term of incarceration with no early release through parole.-
judecătorul impune un termen fix de incarcerare, cu nici o versiune timpurie prin parole.
b. the judge grants the convict the possibility of parole
c. the judge sentences the offender to a term that falls within a narrow range prescribed by
law.

133.Choose the correct answer:
The possibility of parole exists ………………
a. for all kind of criminal offenders whatsoever.
b. for prisoners who committed serious offences involving violence, arson or sexual
crimes.
c. for minor offenders, after they served part of their sentence and if their behaviour while
in prison entitled them to benefit from this right. – pentru infractorii minore, după ce au
servit o parte din teza lor şi în cazul în timp ce comportamentul lor în închisoare
dreptul acestora de a beneficia de acest drept.

134. Choose the correct definition for homicide:
a. A homicide is the crime of killing someone deliberately.
b. A homicide is not necessarily a crime in itself, since it can be committed
without criminal intent and without criminal consequences.- O crima nu este neapărat o
crimă, în sine, deoarece poate fi săvârşite fără intenţia de penal şi fără consecinţe penale
c. A homicide is the crime of killing someone unlawfully and maliciously, or with
premeditation.

135.Choose the correct definition for misdemeanor:
a. Misdemeanor is a serious crime such as murder, arson, rape, robbery or kidnapping.
b. Misdemeanor is a synonymous term for homicide
c. Misdemeanor is a less serious crime, for which the penalty is usually a fine, a jail
sentence of less than a year or both.- Delict este o infracţiune mai puţin grave, pentru care
pedeapsa este de obicei o amendă, o închisoare teză de mai puţin de un an sau ambele.

136.Choose the correct sentence about the two legal systems: common law systems
and civil law systems:
In common law jurisdictions, a court not of record is ………..
a. a court that keeps permanent records of its proceedings.
b. a court that keeps no records of its proceedings.- o instanţă care nu ţine
înregistrări ale procedurilor sale.
c. a court of limited jurisdiction.


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137.Choose the correct answer:
……………. is an inferior tribunal, such as a justice’s court presided over by a justice of
the peace that does not keep systematic records and is often not regarded as having an
identity distinct from that of its presiding magistrate.
a. A court of record
b. A court not of record- O instanţă nu a înregistra
c. A probate court

138. Choose the correct answer:
In England and Wales, in the Magistrates’ Courts, most magistrates are...
a. experienced barristers who are appointed in this office by the High Chancellor.
b. lay people who sit on a bench of three with a legally qualified clerk who advices them
on the law.- pune oamenii care stau pe o bancă de trei, cu un functionar punct de vedere
legal calificate care le-sfaturi privind legea.
c. solicitors who advice clients on legal matters and represent them in the higher courts.

139.Choose the correct answer:
………….is primarily concerned with the probate of wills and disposition of estates; it
may also deal with guardianships, name changes, marriages and adoptions.- ... ... ...
a. A probate court- Un tribunal succesiune
b. A court of appeal
c. A Magistrate’s Court

140Choose the correct answer:
In New York, the court with jurisdiction over probate matters is known under the name of
………….
a. Surrogate’s Court- inlocuitorul curtii
b. Magistrate’s Court
c. Crown Court

141.Choose the correct answer:
The House of Lords is ………………….
a. the upper house of the Parliament of the United States of America.
b. the part of the British Parliament that consists of politicians who are not elected by the
people. - o parte din Parlamentul britanic care constă de politicieni care nu sunt aleşi de
către oameni.
c. a synonymous term for the House of Commons.

142.Choose the correct definition for the Crown Court:
a. The Crown Court is the higher court of first instance in criminal cases, which hears
civil cases as well as criminal appeals from the Magistrates’ Courts in England and
Wales.- Curtea Crown este instanţa mai mare de primă instanţă în cauzele penale, care se
aude cauze civile, precum şi recursurile penale de la curţile Magistraturii "în Anglia şi
Ţara Galilor.
b. The Crown Court is the Supreme Court which hears civil cases as well as criminal
appeals from the Magistrates’ Courts in the U.S.A.



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c. The Crown Court is the court of last resort, the highest appellate tribunal of the New
York State.

143.Choose the right answer: Alegeţi răspunsul corect:
The Supreme Court is the “Last Court of Appeal.” What does this mean?
a. No other court has higher decision-making power.- Nici o altă instanţă a deciziei mai
mare putere de luare.
b. Citizens can appeal its decision (take the same case) to lower courts
c. It is the most powerful court in the U.K. with authority over all the other courts.

144.Choose the right answer:
Who chooses the justices of the Supreme Court? -
a. The voters elect them
b. The President appoints them, but the Senate must approve them.- Preşedintele
desemnează ei, dar Senatul trebuie să le aprobe.
c. The members of the Bar.

145.Choose the right answer:
Choose the right answer:
An assassination is ............................................
a. the unlawful killing of another, but without malice aforethought.
b. the murder of a famous or important person, especially for political reasons.
c. the crime of threatening someone and then physically attacking them.

146.Choose the right answer:
He found some squatters living in his house, so he asked the court for a speedy .............. .
a. discharge
b. ejection
c. eviction
d. expulsion

147.Choose the right answer:
While in criminal cases the initiator of the proceedings is called the …............., in civil
cases the party who initiates the suit is called the …................ .
a. prosecution, plaintiff – urmărire penală, reclamantul
b. plaintiff, prosecution
c. defendant, respondent

148.Choose the right answer:
The courts established under the power of the Constitution in the United States are known
as …………..
a. federal courts
b. constitutional courts.- curţile constituţionale
c. county courts

149.Choose the correct sentence regarding the written/unwritten nature of the
Constitution of Britain and respectively the U.S.:


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a. Britain has an unwritten constitution, and the United States has a written constitution. -
Marea Britanie are o constituţie nescrise, şi Statele Unite are o constituţie scrisă.
b.The United States have an unwritten constitution, and Britain has a written constitution.
c. Both the United States and Britain have a written constitution.

150.Choose the correct sentence regarding the status of the Prime Minister in U.K.:
In the United Kingdom the Prime Minister is appointed by Queen and he is not the head
of state, but the head of government.
a. In the U. K. the Prime Minister is elected by the British citizens and he is the head of
the state.
b. In the U. K. the Prime Minister is appointed by the House of Lords but he is not the
head of the government.
c. In the U. K. the Prime Minister is appointed by Queen and he is not the
head of state, but the head of government. - În Marea Britanie, primul-ministru este numit
de către Regină şi nu îi este şef al statului, dar şeful guvernului.

151.Read the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution and decide what purpose it serves:
“We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish
Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the
general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do
ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.”
a. The purpose of the Preamble is to introduce an official document and to set out the
main points in it. – Scopul Preambul este de a introduce un document oficial şi de a
stabili principalele puncte în ea.
b. The purpose of the Preamble is to make the citizens aware that they can change the
constitution whenever is necessary.
c. The purpose of the Preamble is to mark an important historic event without precedent.

152.Choose the right answer:
The United States Congress, which includes the House of Representatives and the Senate,
represents the …......................... of the government.
a. executive branch
b. legislative branch - ramura legislativă
c. constitutional branch

153.Choose the correct preposition:
The police are now rounding ..... the usual suspects and then the witness will try to make
a positive identification.
a. in
b. up
c. on

154.Choose the right preposition:
In jury trials, any attempt to interfere with the jury once it is sworn .... is a criminal
offence.
a. in
b. on


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c. over

155.Choose the right answer:
In the British Government the …………………. Chooses the Chancellor of the
Exchequer, the Foreign Secretary, the Home Secretary and others to form the Cabinet.
a. Queen
b. Prime Minister- Prim-ministru
c. House of Commons

156.Choose the right answer:
In U.K. the Prime Minister is, by tradition, the ………………..
a. First Lord of the Treasury- Prim Lord al Trezoreriei
b. Lord Chancellor
c. House of Commons

157.Choose the right answer:
In U.K. the ……………… are a group of political correspondents who have access to the
Lobby of the House of Commons where they can talk privately to government ministers.
a. House of Lords
b. Lobby correspondents-corespondenti Lobby
c. Prime Minister’s press advisers

158.Choose the right answer:
In U.K. the ……………… is the head of the judiciary.
a. Lord Chancellor- Lord Cancelar
b. Chancellor of the Exchequer
c. Home Secretary

159.Choose the right answer:
......................... are courts that deal with only specific types of cases, are usually presided
over by a single judge and include: probate court, family court, traffic court, juvenile
court, small claims court and municipal court.
a. General-jurisdiction trial courts
b. Intermediate Appellate Courts
c. Limited-jurisdiction courts

160.Choose the right answer:
The most common symbol for the Democratic Party (USA) is the …........ although the
party itself never officially adopted this symbol.
a. Donkey-magar
b. elephant
c. monkey

161.Choose the right answer:
Knowing that since election night 2000 the colour blue has become the identified colour
of the Democratic Party, while the colour red has become the identified colour of the



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Republican Party, the nominee George W. Bush was represented on the electoral map
using …..while the nominee Al Gore was represented using …...
a. blue, red
b. red, blue- roşu, albastru
c. orange, blue

162.Choose the right answer about the American parties:
The …................... are mostly interested in establishing social programs for people in
need, such as the poor, the unemployed, the elderly and they oppose military spending.
a. Republicans
b. Democrats-Democratii
c. Conservatives

163.Choose the right answer about the American parties:
The …................. oppose slavery, are interested in farm, land and business issues and
support military spending.-
a. Republicans-republicanii
b. Democrats
c. Liberal politicians

164.Choose the right answer:
The …………………… is the part of the parliament in the UK or Canada that
consists of politicians who have been elected by the people.
a. Home of Lords
b. House of Lords
c. House of Commons- cameră comunelor

165.Choose the right answer:
The 50 stars on the American flag represent the 50 U. S. states and the 13 …....
represent the original Thirteen Colonies that rebelled against the British crown and
became the first states in the Union.
a. Stripes- fâşie
b. lines
c. circles

166.Choose the right answer:
The flag of …................. is also called the Union Flag.-
a. the United Kingdom of Great Britain
b. the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland- Regatul Unit al
Marii Britanii şi Irlandei de Nord
c. England, Northern Ireland and Scotland

167.Choose the right answer:
The Declaration of Independence was written by …....................... .
a. Thomas Jefferson
b. Benjamin Franklin
c. J. F. Kennedy


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168.Choose the right answer:
Wearing a top hat with red and blue stripes and white stars on a blue band, and red and
white trousers, …................... is the national personification of the United States.
a. Uncle Samson
b. Uncle Sam-unchiul Sam
c. Uncle Tom

169.Choose the right answer:
The United Kingdom flag consists of three other flags that stand for Scotland, England
and Ireland, each of them represented by a patron saint:
a. St. George (Scotland), St. Andrew (England), St. Patrick (Ireland)
b. St. Andrew (Scotland), St. George (England), St. Patrick (Ireland)
c. St. Patrick (Scotland), St. Andrew (England), St. George (Ireland)

170.Choose the right answer:
The …............ was chosen June 20, 1782 as the emblem of the United States of America,
because of its long life, great strength and majestic looks, and also because it was then
believed to exist only on this continent.
a. bald eagle- vultur plesuv
b. white elephant
c. wild hawk

171. Choose the right answer:
Criminal Procedure is the body of law …………………. .
a. regulating the inquiry into whether a person has violated criminal law.- reglementarea
anchetă dacă o persoană a încălcat dreptul penal.
b. that sets out the rules and standards that courts follow when adjudicating civil lawsuits.
c. that governs the activities of administrative agencies of government.

172. Choose the right answer:
A continuing investigation conducted initially by the police and then more extensively by
an impartial examining magistrate characterizes ……………………. .
a. the inquisitorial system- sisteminchizitorial
b. the adversarial system
c. the appellate system

173. Choose the right answer:
In jurisdictions that use …………., the judge has discretion to set the sentence at a
maximum and minimum term within a broad range permitted by law.
a. presumptive sentencing
b. determinate sentencing
c. indeterminate sentencing- condamnare nedeterminat

174. Choose the right answer:
Solitary confinement means …………………..
a. removing (a person) from a house or land by law.
b. being imprisoned completely alone, separated from other prisoners.- fiind


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închis complet singur, separat de alţi prizonieri.
c. a punishment imposed only if you commit a further crime.

175. Choose the right answer:
Maritime law infractions fall under …………. jurisdiction.
a. military courts
b. admiralty courts- instanţele judecătoreşti amiralităţii
c. surrogate’s courts

176. Choose the right answer:
If the parties choose to have a jury trial, determining the facts is the task of the ………...
a. grand jury
b. petit jury- juriu petit
c. bench trial

177. Choose the right answer:
If the parties decide not to have a jury and leave the fact-finding to the judge, the trial is
called a ………..
a. grand jury
b. petit jury
c. bench trial- bancul de studiu

178. Choose the right answer:
The Supreme Court of the United States is the highest appellate court for cases within
……….. jurisdiction.
a. district
b. federal
c. state

179. Choose the right answer:
If the appeal goes all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, the party seeking the review is
called the ...................
a. appellant
b. Petitioner- petiţionarului
c. respondent

180. Choose the right answer:
The initiator of the proceedings in a criminal case is called the ...............
a. prosecution.- urmăririi penale.
b. complainant
c. appellee

181. Choose the right answer:
The U.S. Constitution now guarantees the right to a jury trial to most ……….. in
criminal cases and to the parties in most civil cases.
a. bailiffs
b. appellants


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c. Defendants-acuzate

182. Choose the right answer:
Courts of last resort, the highest appellate tribunals of the states in criminal and civil
cases and in law and equity, are generally called ……………. ... ... ... ....
a. appellate courts
b. supreme courts-curtea suprema
c. surrogate’s courts

183. Choose the right answer:
Courts of first instance may be referred to as ……………………….....
a. courts of inferior jurisdiction .
b. courts of superior jurisdiction.
c. courts of appeal

184. Choose the right answer:
…………. is a court in England and Wales where minor crimes are judged.
a. The Inns of Court
b. The High Court
c. Magistrates’ Court

185. Choose the right answer:
……………….. are tribunals dealing with the probate of wills and the disposition of
estates.
a. Magistrates’ Courts
b. Probate courts- Teren de succesiune
c. Small claims courts

186. Choose the right answer:
A/An …………. is someone who is involved in a disagreement that is being examined in
a court of law (a plaintiff or a defendant).
English to Romanian translation
a. Litigant- împricinat
b. rioter
c. magistrate

187. Choose the right phrasal verb:
Knowing that the defence case ……. his testimony, the Prosecution brought the best
expert in town to the stand.
a. stands on- standuri pe
b. stands over
c. stands for

188. Choose the right preposition:
After two days of freedom, the escaped prisoner gave himself ….. to the police.
a. into
b. over   c. up



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189. Choose the right phrasal verb:
I don't see why politicians who commit crimes should be ….. so lightly.
a. let off-inchisi
b. let down
c. let in

190. Choose the right phrasal verb:
It was just a rumour that the Home Office intended to …………. all asylum-seekers in
London.
a. lock in
b. lock down
c. lock up- de blocare până

191. Choose the right phrasal verb:
She thinks that people who harm children should be ….. for life.
a. put in
b. put off
c. put away-inchisi

192. Choose the right phrasal verb:
I really think that the authorities could use the Internet to …………. gang suspects.
a. round up-prinde
b. round in
c. round on

193. Choose the right phrasal verb:
I'm concerned because the crime figures are ….. We need urgent measures!
a. going up-ridicate
b. going down
c. going on

194. Choose the right phrasal verb:
The attackers threatened to …… me ….. if I didn’t give them my wallet.
a. beat in
b. beat down
c. beat up-a batea

195. Choose the right idiom:
He was working under cover and his job was to ………… and make a detailed report
about his activities.
a. beat the suspect
b. tail the suspect-sa se tina dupa suspect
c. corner the suspect

196. Choose the right preposition:
That squeaking sound makes me bang my head ……. a brick wall.
a. Against-de


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b. towards
c. over

197. Choose the right preposition:
I think you should give yourself …up…. to the police.
a. down
b. Up-sus
c. into

198. Choose the right phrasal verb:
The terrorist had planned to ………… that international airport because explosives had
been found in his bag.
a. beat up
b. fire up
c. blow up-a arunca in aer

199. Choose the right preposition:
She thinks that people who harm children should be banged …. for life.
a. in
b. Up-sus(inchisi)
c. down

200. Choose the right noun to fill in the following idiom: Alege substantiv dreptul de a
umple în idiomul după cum urmează:
Your mother, God rests her soul would turn in her ……. if she knew that you have ended
up behind bars.
a. Grave- grav
b. bed
c. cemetery

201. Choose the correct answer:
Alegeţi răspunsul corect:
In the United Kingdom the administration of justice ...................... the Lord Chancellor,
the Home Secretaries, the Attorney General and the Secretaries of State for Scotland and
Northern Ireland.
a. rests with -. aparţine
b. is subject to
c. is appoined to

202. Choose the correct answer:
I think that this exclusion clause should have been discussed when the contract was
.................
a. conceived
b. drawn up - elaborată
c. filled in
d. breached



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203. In the following sentence: The Distributor shall purchase the products for sale
within the territory pursuant to the terms and conditions hereinafter appearing. the
compound adverb hereinafter means:.
a. from that point throughout the rest of the contract - din acel punct pe întreg restul
contractului de
b. from this time into the future
c. by means of this contract

204. Choose the correct answer:
....................... is a branch of civil law which indicates to us when a promise is legally
binding.
a. Company law
b. Contract law - Legea contractului
c. Family law

205. Choose the correct answer:
................ means to write something like a legal document, speech or letter that you
intend to change later.
a. To draw up
b. To subscribe
c. To draft - Pentru proiectarea

206.Choose the correct answer:
In the UK, a legal education usually begins with the completion of a ........................... in
law, known as an LLB, which usually takes three years.
b. bachelor degree - diplomă Bachelor
c. Bachelor of Arts
d. Bachelor of Science

207. Choose the correct answer:
In the USA, a legal education comprises four years of ................... study followed by
three years of law school. A law school ............. receives the degree of juris doctor(J.D.).
a. graduate, postgraduate
b. postgraduate, undergraduate
c. undergraduate, graduate - student, absolvent

208. Choose the correct answer:
.............................. is an examination conducted to determine whether a candidate is
qualified to practise law in a given jurisdiction.
a. Bar examination - . De examinare Bar
b. A call to the Bar
c. A PhD in law




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209. Choose the correct answer:
We speak of ........................... when one party does not have the ability to enter into a
legal contract, i.e. is not of legal age, is insane or is a convict or enemy alien.
a. liability for damages
b. lack of legal capacity - lipsa de capacitate juridică
c. illegality of subject matter

210. When using the following sentence in a dialogue: Let’s return to the course of
events. The speaker tries:
a. to ask about details
b. to draw a conclusion
c. to avoid digressions - pentru a evita digresiuni




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