GUN IQ–Constitutional & Legal Foundational Concept Questions

What is your IntelliGence QUotieNt™?

True or False, Advanced Quiz.

WARNING: Nothing in this test is intended to constitute legal advice, practice of law, and is for general educational purposes only.

Select the Best Answer:

1. The right to keep and bear arms for protection of person and property has been most closely attributed to the following source of authority:







2. The “Castle Doctrine” drives from Roman Laws (during the rise of the Roman Empire) and were developed and folded into subsequent legal systems.



3. The “Retreat” and/or “Stand-Your-Ground” legal principle is balanced on the right to protect your home (and in some circumstances, closely adjoining property) versus the right to preservation of life of a criminal?



4. The Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms is supported by which other Amendments:






5. The curtilage refers to the home and immediate environs used to support the home, such as a mini-barn, and is more narrowly defined today than it was a few decades ago and pre-Industrial Revolution?



6. The judicial view as to what constitutes the curtilage is more broadly defined for search warrants than for the use of deadly force:



7. The SCOTUS decision as to the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act has little implication for firearms’ regulation at the national level?



8. Under the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution, it is a reasonable search and seizure for a police officer to inquire as to a person’s identity, so long as the officer has reasonable suspicion of criminal action, allowing arrest for failure to provide this information?



9. Under English common law, which was largely imported into the US legal system, there was a right to resist an unlawful police entry into a person’s home that is not followed in all states today?



10. Under the protections of the Fourth Amendment, an on-the-street, police stop of a citizen has a lower burden of proof for law enforcement officers to satisfy than their intrusion onto one’s land and in the home?



© 2012 Bryan L. Ciyou, Esq., Ciyou & Dixon, P.C. All Rights Reserved. No Claims to Governmental Works or Material in the Public Domain.

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