Paralegal PCCE Core Practice Test

Our Paralegal PCCE Core Practice Test will prepare you for taking the exam for entry-level paralegals.

The exam contains 75 questions that cover the general topics in the relevant field such as paralegal practice and substantive areas of law.

Paralegal PCCE Core Practice Test

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Question 1
What is a contract according to American civil law?
A
It is an enforceable ownership interest in tangible or intangible property.
B
It is an unenforceable promise.
C
It is an enforceable agreement between two or more parties that is recognized by law.
D
It is a wrongful breach of a duty owed to another for which damages may be obtained.
Question 1 Explanation: 
According to American law, a contract is an enforceable agreement between two or more parties that is recognized by law.
Question 2
The Restatements of Law are produced by the American Law Institute and provide state-by-state comparisons of the common law. Is it true or false?
A
True
B
False
Question 2 Explanation: 
The Restatements of Law are produced by the American Law Institute and provide systematically organized sets of rules in major areas of law.
Question 3
Please mark the definition of "case precedent":
A
It is a previously decided case that provides a basis for ruling in later cases.
B
It is a case decided by the court immediately before the current case.
C
Both of A and B are correct.
Question 3 Explanation: 
Case precedent is a previously decided case that provides a basis for ruling in later cases.
Question 4
What does the Full Faith and Credit Clause require under the U.S Constitution?
A
That each state must honor and enforce all judgments obtained in any other state.
B
That each state court must act in good faith when rendering decisions on matters of federal law.
C
That each U.S District Court must honor and enforce all judgments obtained in any other U.S. District Court.
D
That lenders must act in good faith in extending credit to borrowers.
Question 4 Explanation: 
The Full Faith and Credit Clause requires that each state must honor and enforce all judgments obtained in any other state.
Question 5
Please mark what is not a component of a full case brief:
A
Holding
B
Rationale
C
Subsequent history
D
Procedural history
Question 5 Explanation: 
Subsequent history is not a component of a full case brief.
Question 6
Please mark the correct use of parentheses:
A
Molly’s hot air balloon was voted “best in the town” (Molly was given a trophy).
B
Molly’s hot air balloon was shaped like a burger (and advertised her burger shop.)
C
The hot air balloon (Molly used it to advertise his burger shop) was shaped like a burger.
D
They saw Molly’s hot air balloon (that was shaped like a burger).
Question 6 Explanation: 
They saw Molly’s hot air balloon (that was shaped like a burger). This is the sentence that uses parentheses correctly.
Question 7
What are digests?
A
Digests are reference works containing short summaries of judicial opinions organized by the federal and state jurisdictions.
B
Digests are compilations of the headnotes prepared for judicial opinions that are organized under an outline by topic and subtopic.
C
Digests are compilations of the headnotes prepared for judicial opinions that are organized by the date of the judicial opinion.
D
Digests are reference works containing short summaries of articles published in law reviews and bar journals.
Question 7 Explanation: 
Digests are compilations of the headnotes prepared for judicial opinions that are organized under an outline by topic and subtopic.
Question 8
Is secondary law mandatory?
A
Yes
B
No
Question 8 Explanation: 
Secondary law is non- mandatory.
Question 9
Please mark the correct main ways for obtaining personal jurisdiction over a defendant in a civil case:
A
Consent; domicile; long-arm statute
B
Consent; domicile; state of birth
C
Submission; domicile; out-of-state agent
D
Submission; out-of-state agent; state of birth
Question 9 Explanation: 
Consent; domicile; long-arm statute are the three ways to obtain personal jurisdiction in this type of civil case.
Question 10
Codification of session laws includes all of the session laws enacted during a session. Is it true or false?
A
True
B
False
Question 10 Explanation: 
Codification of session laws does not include all of the session laws enacted during a session.
Question 11
Please mark the correct statement:
A
Under the U.S. Constitution, the right to privacy is specifically stated under the penumbra of individual rights.
B
Under the U.S. Constitution, the right to privacy is limited to the reasonable expectation of privacy under the Fourth Amendment.
C
Under the U.S. Constitution, the right to privacy is the major issue under the Fifth Amendment.
D
Under the U.S. Constitution, the right to privacy is implied under the penumbra of individual rights.
Question 11 Explanation: 
Under the U.S. Constitution, the right to privacy is implied under the penumbra of individual rights.
Question 12
What do digests include as additional tools?
A
Table of cases and index of judges and justices.
B
Table of cases and descriptive word index.
C
Descriptive word index as well as words and phrases section.
D
They include the words and phrases section and index of judges and justices.
Question 12 Explanation: 
Digestives include a table of cases and a descriptive word index.
Question 13
What are law reviews and legal journals?
A
They have similarities with restatements but limited to narrow subtopics within an area of law.
B
They are a source of concise summaries of a law or statute.
C
They are a source of articles, that can provide authority and they are persuasive.
D
They are none of the above
Question 13 Explanation: 
Law reviews and legal journals are a source of articles, that can provide authority and they are persuasive.
Question 14
The collection of laws enacted by a legislature in a given legislative session organized by the date of enactment is also called:
A
codified law
B
session laws
C
enactments of sessions
D
slip laws
Question 14 Explanation: 
The collection of laws enacted by a legislature in a given legislative session organized by the date of enactment is also called session laws.
Question 15
What is the Code of Federal Regulations?
A
It is an official codification of the rules and regulations of federal administrative agencies.
B
It is the rules and regulations of federal administrative agencies published chronologically.
C
It is an unofficial and annotated compilation of the rules and regulations of all federal administrative agencies.
D
Both A and B are correct.
Question 15 Explanation: 
The Code of Federal Regulations is an official codification of the rules and regulations of federal administrative agencies.
Question 16
Punitive damages are awarded in addition to ______________ if a defendant’s conduct was outrageous or reckless.
A
compensatory damages
B
law damages
C
fraud
D
None of the above.
Question 16 Explanation: 
Punitive damages are awarded in addition to compensatory damages if a defendant’s conduct was outrageous or reckless.
Question 17
Please mark what federal courts don't issue under the U.S. Constitution:
A
Default judgments
B
Advisory opinions
C
Mandatory opinions
D
All of the above
Question 17 Explanation: 
Advisory opinions are not issued by federal courts under the U.S. Constitution.
Question 18
Please mark the acceptable parenthetical explanation of how to access the report- Mona Winding, Nat’l Telecomm. & Info. Admin., Dep’t of Commerce, Falling Through the Net: A Survey of “Have Nots” in Rural and Urban America (Jun. 1996), http://www.ntia.doc.gov/reports/anol/index.html.
A
(use link for “June 1996” under “Previous Reports”).
B
(go to “Previous Reports” page, then to “June 1996).
C
(follow “June 1996” hyperlink under “Previous Reports” heading).
D
Both A and C are correct
Question 18 Explanation: 
(use link for “June 1996” under “Previous Reports”) is an acceptable parenthetical explanation.
Question 19
Please mark the description of the term "venue":
A
Venue is the proper location within a jurisdiction for a trial to be held.
B
Venue is the location that the court chooses to hold the trial.
C
Venue is a defendant whose place of residence is outside the county or state of the plaintiff’s place of residence.
D
Venue is the court with subject-matter and personal jurisdiction.
Question 19 Explanation: 
Venue is the proper location within a jurisdiction for a trial to be held.
Question 20
Please mark the objective of legal research:
A
to find legal authorities that are controlling in determining a specific legal issue
B
to find legal rules
C
to find a legal issue that matches the client’s legal issue
D
to find factual issues that are exactly the same as the client’s case
Question 20 Explanation: 
The objective is to find legal authorities that are controlling in determining a specific legal issue.
Question 21
Please mark the correct citation to section (b) of Rule 12 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure:
A
Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)
B
F.R.C.P. Rule 12(b)
C
Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b) (2012)
D
Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)
Question 21 Explanation: 
Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)
Question 22
Two spouses are getting divorced. The procedure arose a question regarding the method for valuing the husband's business. After an appeal, the court made a decision that was favorable for the husband. Can the wife appeal to the United States Supreme Court?
A
Yes
B
No
Question 22 Explanation: 
The wife cannot appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court because the legal issue involves family law which is part of state law.
Question 23
On September 1, Antique Dealer mailed an offer to Collector. The offer, which was received on September 3, offered to sell a painting to Collector. On the same day he received the offer, Collector mailed an acceptance of the offer to Antique Dealer. On September 5, Collector called Antique Dealer and told him that he had mailed an acceptance, but was calling to revoke it. On September 6, Antique Dealer received the acceptance. Under the Mailbox Rule, acceptance is effective when mailed. Nevertheless, an exception exists if the revocation of the acceptance is received by the offerer before the acceptance is received. Please answer if it was Collector’s acceptance effectively revoked:
A
Yes, because Collector called and told Antique Dealer he was revoking his acceptance.
B
No, because the acceptance was already revoked.
C
Yes, because Collector called and told Antique Dealer he was revoking his acceptance on September 5.
D
No, because acceptance cannot be revoked.
Question 23 Explanation: 
Yes, because Collector called and told Antique Dealer he was revoking his acceptance on September 5.
Question 24
Brand is a paralegal who works for Kristin, a family law attorney. One day, Brand gets a frantic call from Sandrine, one of Kristin’s clients. Sandrine says that Kristin’s secretary sent a copy of a notice of deposition by e-mail. Sandrine is a bit upset because she does not know what a deposition is and is afraid she will have to attend the deposition alone. Please mark Brand’s best approach to answering Sandrine’s question:
A
Brand should explain that a deposition is an important proceeding that takes place before trial and that the judge can sanction Sandrine.
B
Brand should explain that Sandrine should speak with Kristin and that Kristin will need to know that the deposition has been scheduled, so he can speak with her after the deposition. Then explain that a deposition is how lawyers take a party’s or witness’s testimony under oath, so they know how the person will testify at trial.
C
Brand should explain that a deposition is not unusual and that Kristin will be attending the deposition with her. Then explain that a deposition is how lawyers take a party’s or witness’s testimony under oath, so they know how the person will testify at trial.
D
Brand should explain that Sandrine should speak with Kristin because depositions are highly unusual and rarely used by attorneys and that Kristin may want to file a motion for a protective order.
Question 24 Explanation: 
Brand should explain that a deposition is not unusual and that Kristin will be attending the deposition with her. Then explain that a deposition is how lawyers take a party’s or witness’s testimony under oath, so they know how the person will testify at trial.
Question 25
What does the term "en banc" refer to?
A
That all judges on a particular court of appeals participated in the decision.
B
That a new trial was conducted before the judges on the appellate panel.
C
That the identity of the judge who authored the opinion has not been given.
D
That the opinion resolved a dispute regarding the meaning of a law.
Question 25 Explanation: 
It refers to the fact that all judges on a particular court of appeals participated in the decision.
Question 26
A claim may be asserted in federal court if the legal question does not have any practical significance or has become hypothetical or academic. Is it true or false?
A
True
B
False
Question 26 Explanation: 
A claim cannot be asserted in federal court if the legal question does not have any practical significance or has become hypothetical or academic.
Question 27
What does injunction refer to?
A
Injunction is a court order commanding or restraining an action.
B
Injunction is a collision between a train and a vehicle at a railroad crossing.
C
Injunction is a court order requiring a party to pay damages to the opposing party.
D
Injunction is a court order requiring a party to pay a sanction or fine to the court.
Question 27 Explanation: 
Injunction is a court order commanding or restraining an action.
Question 28
Michael is paralegal working for the Law Office of Bernie Low. Mr. Low is handling a real estate case that involves Lot A and Lot B, which are adjacent to each other. The owner of Lot A began digging a hole on his lot as the basement for the house he wanted to build. One edge of the hole was near the boundary line with Lot B, and during the digging process the edge near Lot B collapsed and part of Lot B fell into the hole on Lot A. As Mr. Low is drafting a motion, she asks Homer to find cases with facts similar to the fact of this case. Please mark the most analogous case to this one:
A
A mining company operated an open-pit mining operation on land that owned and one area of the open-pit mine collapsed on a hauling company’s truck.
B
Two neighbors owned adjacent lots in a subdivision, and one neighbor’s above-ground swimming pool sprung a leak and flooded the other neighbor’s property.
C
A driver lost control of her vehicle on an icy, rural road, and the vehicle left the road and ran through a landowner’s flower garden.
D
A farmer has owned the surface rights to farmland, and a mining company owned the subsurface mining rights, and a mining operation caused the surface to collapse.
Question 28 Explanation: 
A farmer has owned the surface rights to farmland, and a mining company owned the subsurface mining rights, and a mining operation caused the surface to collapse.
Question 29
To what kind of assumption does the conclusion "This ancient society worshipped the sun” refer to:
A
All ancient societies were sun-worshippers.
B
All societies that align objects to follow the summer and winter solstices worship the sun.
C
All rock formations are aligned with the summer and winter solstices.
D
All ancient villages followed the summer and winter solstices.
Question 29 Explanation: 
All societies that align objects to follow the summer and winter solstices worship the sun.
Question 30
What is one of the most prominent differences between actions at law and actions in equity?
A
Determination
B
Opinion
C
Order
D
Decree
Question 30 Explanation: 
Decree is one of the most prominent differences between actions at law and actions in equity.
Question 31
Please choose an adequate premise that is missing according to the following two:_________________________________. Whales are mammals. Mammals can swim.
A
All whales can swim.
B
All mammals can swim.
C
All whales are mammals.
D
All mammals are whales.
Question 31 Explanation: 
The missing premise is- All mammals can swim.
Question 32
Please mark what is considered unimportant regarding functions of the United States Constitution:
A
It is not important to accentuate the powers granted to Congress and the federal government.
B
It is not important to explain the theoretical principles upon which the Constitution is based.
C
It is not important to guarantee the fundamental rights of the people.
D
It is not important to limit the powers of the states.
Question 32 Explanation: 
It is not important to explain the theoretical principles upon which the Constitution is based.
Question 33
Please mark the elements of negligence:
A
duty, breach of duty
B
damages
C
breach of duty
D
All of the above
Question 33 Explanation: 
The elements are duty, breach of duty, causation, and damages.
Question 34
What is quantum merit?
A
Value of the work stated under any contract.
B
Quantity work performed under a contract.
C
Promise in a contract setting that is unenforceable.
D
Value of the work under a quasi-contract.
Question 34 Explanation: 
Quantum meruit is the value of the work under a quasi-contract.
Question 35
Please mark what the inappropriate in a business mail"
A
John claimed the event was staged.
B
Marnie stated she saw the film.
C
None of these
Question 35 Explanation: 
Both of these options would be appropriate in business emails.
Question 36
What is the term that describes the legal remedy that requires the return of specific personal property possessed by the defendant?
A
replevin
B
ejectment
C
eviction
D
provision
Question 36 Explanation: 
Replevin is a legal remedy that requires the return of specific personal property possessed by the defendant.
Question 37
LAURA is a paralegal working for MARIA, a sole practitioner who practices in estate planning, probate, and estate taxation. Alex and Molly are a married couple who hired MARIA to prepare an estate plan, including wills and a trust agreement. ALEX and MOLLY have one adult child. After Maria and Laura met with Alex and Molly about their estate plan, laura began preparing the wills and the trust agreement. At that point, Alex called laura and wanted to change the instructions he had given for his will. Alex stated that he had fathered another child with another woman after he married Molly. Alex wanted to give $60,000 to the child in his will, but does not want Molly to know about the gift. Please mark what should be Laura’s best response:
A
She should accept the request and make the revision as an experienced estate planning paralegal and knows Alex from the meeting with Alex and Molly.
B
She should advise Alex that she can only accept the requested change if Maria agrees to it and see if maria is available.
C
She should advise Alex that he can only accept the requested change if Maria agrees to it and see if Maria is available to speak with Alex.
D
She should advise Alex that his request creates a conflict of interest between Alex and Molly, that Maria may not be able to continue representing both, and that he should speak with Maria.
Question 37 Explanation: 
Laura should advise Alex that his request creates a conflict of interest between Alex and Molly, that Maria may not be able to continue representing both, and that he should speak with Maria.
Question 38
Please mark the right which is not guaranteed under the Fifth Amendment:
A
Freedom from compelled self-incrimination.
B
Right to just compensation when private property is taken.
C
Right prohibiting excessive bail or fines.
D
Right to due process of law.
Question 38 Explanation: 
Right prohibiting excessive bail or fines.
Question 39
Under Rule 33 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, a party may serve on another party:
A
“no more than 25 interrogatories, including all discrete subparts”
B
“no more than 10 interrogatories, including all discrete subparts”
C
“no more than 15 interrogatories, including all discrete subparts”
D
“no more than 30 interrogatories, including all discrete subparts”
Question 39 Explanation: 
Under Rule 33 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, a party may serve on another party no more than 25 interrogatories, including all discrete subparts.
Question 40
Does the following scenario involves a signing contract?A car dealer ordered a new car from the workshop according to the buyer’s needs, including 250 HP engines. After the car arrived and the dealer sold it to the buyer, the buyer discovered that the car had only a 200 HP engine. The buyer sues dealer.
A
Yes
B
No
Question 40 Explanation: 
Yes, it must involve a contract in order to file a suit.
Question 41
Please mark the incorrect capitalized reference to a governmental body:
A
The state was liable for the plaintiff’s injury sustained while in Black Hawk State Park.
B
The state government regulates workers’ compensation matters.
C
The state was liable for the plaintiff’s injury sustained while in Black Hawk State Park.
D
All are correct
Question 41 Explanation: 
All the sentences are correct.
Question 42
A paralegal must not engage in conduct that would involve a supervising or employing attorney in a violation of professional ethics. Is it true or false?
A
True
B
False
Question 42 Explanation: 
A paralegal must not engage in conduct that would involve a supervising or employing attorney in a violation of professional ethics.
Question 43
What do Model Rules prohibit regarding business transactions?
A
The Model Rules prohibit entering business transactions with clients unless the client gives informed consent in writing.
B
The Model Rules prohibit entering business transactions with foreign clients,
C
The Model Rules prohibit new business transactions with already implemented clients.
D
The Model Rules prohibit entering business transactions with clients that are less informed.
Question 43 Explanation: 
The Model Rules prohibit entering business transactions with clients unless the client gives informed consent in writing.
Question 44
What is recommended in contentious litigation?
A
A paralegal should stay calm and avoid further arguments.
B
A paralegal should stay calm and call the police.
C
A paralegal should stay calm and call witnesses.
D
None of the above
Question 44 Explanation: 
A paralegal should stay calm and avoid further arguments during contentious litigations.
Question 45
According to Rule 68 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure if the judgment that the offeree obtains is not more favorable than the unaccepted offer, the offeree:
A
must pay the cost of the defendant’s expert witness.
B
shouldn't pay the costs.
C
must pay the defendant's costs.
D
must be offered by the judge to pay the costs.
Question 45 Explanation: 
According to Rule 68 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure if the judgment that the offeree obtains is not more favorable than the unaccepted offer, the offeree must pay the defendant's costs.
Question 46
Under the confidentiality rules, lawyers and employees of lawyers are prohibited from disclosing any information related to the representation of a client. Is it true or false?
A
True
B
False
Question 46 Explanation: 
Under the confidentiality rules, lawyers and employees of lawyers are prohibited from disclosing any information related to the representation of a client, unless the client consents, give implied authority, or an exception applies.
Question 47
What is an affiant?
A
A party of an assignment
B
The person who gives a statement through an affidavit
C
The person who signs an insurance contract
D
The person who creates depositions
Question 47 Explanation: 
The person who gives a statement through an affidavit is an affiant.
Question 48
Under the Model Rules of Professional Conduct, can an attorney be a subject of discipline?
A
Yes
B
No
Question 48 Explanation: 
Yes because a lawyer should hold the property of others with the care required of a professional fiduciary.
Question 49
When does the prohibition on imputed conflicts of interest does not apply?
A
When the person with the conflict is a nonlawyer.
B
When if the person with the conflict is a judge.
C
When if the person with the conflict is not a resident of the country.
D
When the person with the conflict is convicted.
Question 49 Explanation: 
When the person with the conflict is a nonlawyer, the prohibition on imputed conflicts of interest does not apply.
Question 50
Please mark the correct phrase:
A
"The defendant was liable for actual and punitive damages"
B
"The defendant was liable for actual and punitive damages"
C
Both are correct
Question 50 Explanation: 
"The defendant was liable for actual and punitive damages" is the correct phrase.
Question 51
What is a crime?
A
An act of punishing
B
An act of wrongdoing
C
None of the above
Question 51 Explanation: 
Crime is an act of wrongdoing.
Question 52
Please mark the noun and the verbs that create the initial grammar structure in this sentence:The accuser's motion for summary judgment on the issue of liability was not granted because the defendant’s extensive safety measures met the duty of care owed to the accuser.
A
Motion, met
B
Accuser, not granted
C
Motion, was not granted
D
Accuser, met
Question 52 Explanation: 
Noun- motion, verb- was not granted.
Question 53
Please mark what is inappropriate in a business email:
A
She was uncertain whether she would attend the gathering.
B
She was uncertain whether she would sign up for the conference.
C
She was uncertain as to whether she would attend the gathering.
Question 53 Explanation: 
She was uncertain as to whether she would attend the gathering.- "as to whether" is a colloquialism.
Question 54
According to Model Rule 5.5. (c), “A lawyer admitted in another United States jurisdiction . . . may provide legal services on a temporary basis in this jurisdiction that . . . are reasonably related to a pending arbitration . . . if the services are reasonably related to the lawyer’s practice in a jurisdiction in which the lawyer is admitted." Does the partner need to be admitted pro hac vice in this case?
A
Yes
B
No
Question 54 Explanation: 
The partner doesn't need to be admitted pro hac vice.
Question 55
Please mark the correct sentence:
A
Bobby Johnson walked to the corridor, opened his file and began his closing argument.
B
Bobby Johnson walked to the corridor, opened his file, and began his closing argument.
C
Both are correct
Question 55 Explanation: 
The correct sentence is- Bobby Johnson walked to the corridor, opened his file, and began his closing argument.
Question 56
A paralegal must inform their supervising attorney as soon as they have the check of a client distributed through an office procedure. Is it true or false?
A
True
B
False
Question 56 Explanation: 
A paralegal must prepare the check request according to office procedure, obtain the check for and inform their supervising attorney as soon as they have the check.
Question 57
According to Model Rules shall a lawyer be responsible for another lawyer's violation of the Model Rules?
A
Yes
B
No
Question 57 Explanation: 
Yes- "if . . . the lawyer is a partner . . . in the law firm in which the other lawyer practices . . . and knows of the conduct at a time when its consequences can be avoided or mitigated but fail to take reasonable remedial action.”
Question 58
According to the requirements of the Model Rule regarding lawyers serving as third-party neutral, a lawyer serving as a third-party neutral "shall not inform unrepresented parties that the lawyer is not representing them." Is it true or false?
A
True
B
False
Question 58 Explanation: 
According to the requirements of the Model Rule regarding lawyers serving as third-party neutral, a lawyer serving as a third-party neutral "shall inform unrepresented parties that the lawyer is not representing them. When the lawyer knows or reasonably should know that a party does not understand the lawyer’s role in the matter, the lawyer shall explain . . . the lawyer’s role as a third-party neutral.”
Question 59
According to the requirements of the Model Rule regarding lawyers serving as third-party neutral, a lawyer serving as a third-party neutral "shall not inform unrepresented parties that the lawyer is not representing them." Is it true or false?
A
True
B
False
Question 59 Explanation: 
According to the requirements of the Model Rule regarding lawyers serving as third-party neutral, a lawyer serving as a third-party neutral "shall inform unrepresented parties that the lawyer is not representing them. When the lawyer knows or reasonably should know that a party does not understand the lawyer’s role in the matter, the lawyer shall explain . . . the lawyer’s role as a third-party neutral.”
Question 60
Please mark the incorrect capitalization:
A
The Court adopted the appellant’s argument.
B
This Court does not have jurisdiction over the defendant.
C
The Appellee filed its brief today.
D
The petitioner agreed to settle the dispute.
Question 60 Explanation: 
The use of Appellee is incorrect because an exact title must be used in the document.
Question 61
Please mark what a lawyer shouldn't do during the trial:
A
They should refrain from presenting false evidence.
B
They should testify as a witness in the case in which the lawyer represents a party.
C
They should cross-examine an opposing party with contradictory documents.
D
They should assert personal knowledge of a fact in issue.
Question 61 Explanation: 
During a trial, a lawyer should assert personal knowledge of a fact in issue.
Question 62
According to the NALA Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility, a paralegal cannot establish attorney-client relationships or set fees. Is it true or false?
A
True
B
False
Question 62 Explanation: 
Accepting cases and setting fees is conduct in violation of rules and laws prohibiting the unauthorized practice of law.
Question 63
What should a partner in a law firm with managerial authority must do according to the Model Rule on the responsibilities of partners and supervisory lawyers?
A
They must meet with other lawyers and discuss compliance with the Model Rules.
B
They must ensure that only associates comply with the Model Rules.
C
They must take steps to ensure that all lawyers in the firm comply with the Model Rules.
D
They must assign lawyers to attend continuing legal education seminars every year.
Question 63 Explanation: 
A partner in a law firm of this type must take steps to ensure that all lawyers in the firm comply with the Model Rules.
Question 64
Please mark the incorrect use of capitalization:
A
Mr. John is Jenna's uncle.
B
My aunt Jemma owns a beauty parlor.
C
I think Grandma is making pizza today.
D
Does Bob have a daughter?
Question 64 Explanation: 
My aunt Jemma owns a beauty parlor. A title of kinship must be capitalized when used as part of a name.
Question 65
Please mark the number of hours of legal education that a certified paralegal must obtain to get a certification:
A
5 h/ every 5 years
B
10 h per year
C
5 h per year
D
None of the above
Question 65 Explanation: 
The paralegal must complete 5 h/ every 5 years.
Question 66
Please mark a type of negligence claim:
A
A statement of debts
B
A settlement offer
C
A professional malpractice
D
All of the above
Question 66 Explanation: 
Professional malpractice is a type of negligence claim.
Question 67
Please mark the correct sentence:
A
Tom gained on the truck and he changed lanes to pass it.
B
Tom gained on the truck and he changed lanes to pass it.
C
Both of the above are correct
Question 67 Explanation: 
Both sentences are correct.
Question 68
Please mark the incorrect legal description:
A
Starting on the westernmost point of the property, 300 feet northeast, then 200 feet southeast, then 300 feet southwest, then 200 feet northwest.
B
Starting at the northwest corner of the property, 50 feet east, then 55 feet south, then 50 feet west, then 55 feet north.
C
Starting at the southernmost point of the property, 40 feet northeast, then 40 feet northwest, then 40 feet southwest, then 40 feet southeast.
D
Starting at the northernmost point of the property, 100 feet southeast, then 100 feet southwest, then 100 feet northwest, then 100 feet east.
Question 68 Explanation: 
Starting at the northernmost point of the property, 100 feet southeast, then 100 feet southwest, then 100 feet northwest, then 100 feet east.
Question 69
Please mark the incorrect capitalization:
A
Oprah Winfrey
B
rosalind franklin
C
President Donald Trump
D
Justice Amy Willson
Question 69 Explanation: 
rosalind franklin. Names must be capitalized
Question 70
What do the elements of a reported case include?
A
Caption, headnotes, holding
B
Holding, responding brief, caption
C
Discussion, holding, opinion
D
Caption, opening brief, citation
Question 70 Explanation: 
Caption, headnotes, holding are elements of a reported case.
Question 71
Please mark the incorrect possessive:
A
Their son's-in-law budget
B
The MFA's schedule
C
The gold in Sally's will
D
All of the above
Question 71 Explanation: 
Their son's-in-law budget. The correct answer is Their son-in-law's budget/
Question 72
Please mark the factor that should not be considered when assessing if a lawyer is competent to handle a particular matter:
A
The general experience of the lawyer.
B
The lawyer's general training.
C
The length of time the lawyer has been practicing law.
D
None of the above
Question 72 Explanation: 
The length of time the lawyer has been practicing law shouldn't be considered when determining competency.
Question 73
Please mark the sentence that has an incorrect use of "whom" and "who":
A
My teacher Laura, with whome we have studied.
B
Kira is the person to whom you should send your file.
C
None of the above
D
Both of the above
Question 73 Explanation: 
Both of the sentences above are correct.
Question 74
Please mark the sentence that has an incorrect use of "whom" and "who":
A
My teacher Laura, with whome we have studied.
B
Kira is the person to whom you should send your file.
C
None of the above
D
Both of the above
Question 74 Explanation: 
Both of the sentences above are correct.
Question 75
Please mark the correct use of the past tense:
A
The governor would file the claim.
B
The judge reads the bills.
C
They signed the contract.
D
The lawyer had stated his opinions twice.
Question 75 Explanation: 
They signed the contract is the correct use of the past tense.
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