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UNIVERSIDAD DE LAS FUERZAS ARMADAS ESPE-L

NOMBRE: Oscar Rodríguez


English IV-V
ESL Legal Vocabulary Exercises

Exercise 1 – Correct Definition


This ESL legal vocabulary exercise
has five questions in which you
have to identify the correct
definition (A-D) for the word given
in each question. At the end there is
a get score button for you to click to
see how well you did.

ESL Legal Vocabulary Definitions

Choose the correct definition for the legal vocabulary in this quiz.

1) What is the definition of Appeal?


A) A collective name for all the judges within a court.
B) To claim someone did something, often something illegal.
C) To try to reverse the judgment of a court.
D) To officially claim that a person broke the law.

2) What is the definition of Convict?


A) A court worker who enforces the judge’s orders.
B) The place where cases are heard by a judge.
C) To state that someone if guilty of a crime.
D) To give something (normally money) to get an advantage.

3) What is the definition of Evidence?


A) A person who has been convicted by a court.
B) The argument as to why someone is innocent.
C) The crime of selling illegal drugs.
D) The material and information that is used in a court case to show innocence or
guilt.
4) What is the definition of Illegal?
A) Something that is not allowed by the laws of a country.
B) A situation where a guilty person has been punished.
C) A person who is not an adult and is often dealt with in special courts.
D) To be found to have committed a crime.

5) What is the definition of Prison sentence?


A) The time that a criminal has to spend in prison.
B) The crime of taking something from a shop without paying.
C) To act without proper care for the consequences.
D) The crime of lying while promising not to lie.

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Exercise 2 – Correct Meaning


This time in the ESL legal vocabulary exercise, in each of the five questions you are
given the meaning of the word and have to choose the correct option (A-D) that matches
it. Again you can see your score by using the get score button.

ESL Legal Vocabulary Identification of Meaning

Choose the word that matches the definition given in each of the five questions in this
quiz.

1) What is the meaning of the following definition: A person who is believed to have
committed a crime?
A) Suspect
B) Victim
C) Solicitor
D) Testify

2) What is the meaning of the following definition: A person who catches criminals and
stops crimes being committed?
A) Offence
B) Police office
C) Shoplifting
D) Prison

3) What is the meaning of the following definition: The leader of a jury and the person
who speaks for them?
A) Guilty
B) Foreperson
C) Judge
D) Hijack

4) What is the meaning of the following definition: The place where cases are heard by
a judge?
A) Convict
B) Death penalty
C) Evidence
D) Courtroom

5) What is the meaning of the following definition: A senior lawyer that works in higher
or more important courts?
A) Allege
B) Arson
C) Barrister
D) Charge

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Exercise 3 – Identify Picture


For this ESL legal vocabulary exercise you are given five pictures of vocabulary items
and you need to choose the option (A-D) that matches each picture. Click the get score
button to see how well you did.
ESL Legal Vocabulary Picture Descriptions

Identify the best description for each of the images (A-E) given above that correspond
to the five questions in this quiz.

1) Which description best describes picture A given above?


A) Burglary
B) Case
C) Criminal
D) Assault

2) Which description best describes picture B given above?


A) Expert witness
B) Judge
C) Dock
D) Defence attorney

3) Which description best describes picture C given above?


A) Felony
B) Jury
C) Police officer
D) Homicide

4) Which description best describes picture D given above?


A) Lawyer
B) Kidnap
C) Offence
D) Perjury

5) Which description best describes picture E given above?


A) Take the stand
B) Vandalism
C) Violate
D) Murder

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