Quiz: How Well Do You Know United States 8th Amendment?

Questions : 12 | Total Attempts: 840 | Recent Updated: 25-Aug-2022
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The United States has always been an amazing country for several amendments and changes. All the changes in the country have a worldwide effect on the world and this has been evidently seen always. We all might have seen heard or known about The United States 8th Amendment. The amendment was a success and a good change for the citizens of the country. Do you think you can answer all about this amendment? Try out this very interesting and amazing trivia quiz and see how many questions you can answer in the United States 8th Amendment quiz!

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1. Who proposed this amendment?

A. Barack Obama

B. James Bond

C. Robert Davis

D. James Madison

2. When was this amendment adopted?

A. 1762

B. 1789

C. 1791

D. 1765

3. When was this amendment ratified?

A. 19th century

B. 18th century

C. 21st century

D. 17th century

4. What is the major protection offered by the Eighth Amendment?

A. Protection from cruel and unusual punishment for crimes

B. Protection of the right to a trial by jury

C. Protection of the right to Privacy

D. Protections of the freedom of religion

5. What is bail?

A. A really ad jail

B. A kind of torture used by the British government in the 1700s

C. Another name for a trial by jury

D. A fee a suspect might pay to remain free while waiting for trial

6. Which of the following would likely be considered an excessive fine?

A. $95 for speeding

B. $25 for littering

C. $1 million for burning down a large building

D. $10,000 for destroying someone's car

7. When did the 8th amendment begin in England?

A. 1900s

B. 1600s

C. 1700s

D. 1800s

8. What is the definition of the 8th amendment?

A. Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed

B. The right to stand up to an attacker if threatened

C. Both of them

D. None of the above

9. Who lobbied the 8th amendment?

A. George Washington & Abraham Lincoln

B. Tupac & Ice Cube

C. James Madison

D. George Mason & Patrick Henry

10. Why is the 8th amendment important to us?

A. It would not keep people from cruel and unusual punishments

B. It would not keep people from bail and fines

C. Protects the individual from excessive bail or fines

D. None of the above reasons

11. What does the 8th amendment protect?

A. Rights and to bare arms

B. Excessive Bail, Excessive Fines, Cruel and Unusual Punishments

C. Freedom of speech, No unreasonable searches

D. Freedom of movement

12. How do you know if a punishment is cruel?

A. If it offended society's sense of justice

B. If people find it amazing

C. Only if someone gets hurt

D. None of the above

 

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