MCQ: Legal Ethics April 30, 2015 No comments Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Email ADVERTISEMENTS Hello! Thank you for taking this test. This is a quiz on Legal Ethics. There are 20 questions in all. Don't forget to provide your name on the field below (to be recognized in case you make it to the top 5!).You can share your quiz results on FB and Twitter after you finished the quiz. Good luck! NameA young successful bar candidate was convicted of reckless imprudence resulting in homicide as a result of his participation in a hazing incident. After serving probation, may he be allowed to take his oath as lawyer? Yes, because the Supreme Court may give him the benefit of the doubt upon showing of his righteousness and taking judicial notice of the general tendency of the youth to be rash and uncalculating No, because the practice of law is a privilege extended only to those who possess the high standards of intellectual and moral qualifications No, because his conviction is a flaw in his character that cannot be removed by mere faithful compliance with the conditions of his probation Yes, because the Supreme Court can revisit the judgment of conviction and decide independently whether the person’s act disqualifies him from admission to the barMay a lawyer who lost Filipino citizenship still practice law? Yes, loss of Filipino citizenship terminates the privilege to practice law in the Philippines but can be conditionally resumed by authority of the Supreme Court No, loss of Filipino citizenship ipso jure terminates the privilege to practice law in the Philippines and cannot be regained No, loss of Filipino citizenship ipso facto terminates the privilege to practice law in the Philippines and cannot be regained Yes, loss of Filipino citizenship terminates the privilege to practice law in the Philippines but can be automatically resumed upon reacquiring Filipino citizenship by authority of the Supreme CourtThe age requirement for admission to the bar is at least: 23 years old 20 years old 18 years old 21 years old________________ is a counsel appointed or assigned by the court, by reason of experience and ability, to adequately defend the accused, who is usually an indigent, in a criminal case. Attorney ad hoc Counsel de parte Counsel pro bono Counsel de oficioThe following statements on lawyer’s fees are true, except: Competition in charging lower professional fees to attract clients is not prohibited A lawyer shall not charge lower rates unless the circumstances so warrant Healthy competition in the matter of charging professional fees to benefit clients is not prohibited The rules do not prohibit charging reduced fees to people of limited means______________________ is a prima facie evidence of a person’s good moral character for purposes of admission to the bar. Court clearance Clearance from law school Testimonials of good character from lawyers NBI and police clearance________________ refers to solicitation of any kind of legal business by laymen employed by an attorney for the purpose, or by the attorney himself. Ambulance chasing Professional legal peddler Professional touting Ambulance chaserIn law practice, the following forms of advertising are permissible except: Use of professional cards indicating the lawyer’s field of expertise in law Writing legal articles but not employed to give advice on inquiries on individual rights Publication of simple announcement of opening a law firm or change of partnership or address Publication in reputable law list of brief biographical and informative data_________________ refers to a person named or appointed by the court to defend an absentee defendant in a suit in which the appointment is made. Attorney-ad-hoc Attorney-at-law Attorney-in-fact Counsel de oficioThe following persons are prohibited from engaging in the private practice of law, except: Cabinet secretaries and their deputies Officials and employees of the Office of the Solicitor General Judges and other officials as employees of the Supreme Court Members of CongressWho decides whether an offense involves moral turpitude or not in determining the moral character of an applicant for admission to the bar? The Judicial and Bar Council The Supreme Court The Office of the Bar Confidant The lawyer who signs the testimonial of good characterMay a disbarred lawyer resume practice of law? No, unless he takes and passes the bar again Yes, only if allowed by the Supreme Court upon petition of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines No, unless allowed by the Supreme Court on his/her own petition Yes, only if pardoned by his/her complainantThe following persons have restricted right to practice law, except: Vice governors Retired judges and justices Municipal mayors Sanggunian membersThe following are exceptions to the rule that “only persons admitted to the bar and of good and regular standing may practice law”, except: Person representing another in the RTC where a lawyer is not available Person representing a claimant under the cadastral act Union representative Law student under the legal clinic of a schoolEvery applicant for admission to the practice of law must possess the following qualifications, except: Pass the bar At least 20 years old Philippine resident Filipino citizenThe following persons may practice law despite not being admitted to the bar, except: Person authorized to represent the government in a case Person representing himself in the RTC Person representing a friend in the MTC Person representing a principal in the RTCThe following terms refer to a lawyer, except: Barrister Solicitor Proctor Attorney-in-factThe following are instances of lack of good moral character that disqualifies an applicant for admission to the bar, except: Making false statement in his application Living an adulterous life Committing polygamy by a Muslim Using another person’s school records_________________ refers to a person who has strong interest in or views on the subject matter of an action, but not part thereto, who may be invited by the Court or who may petition the Court to help in the disposition of the issues submitted to it. Expert witness Counsel de parte Advocate Solicitor Amicus CuriaeThe following people are covered by the Code of Professional Responsibility, except: Pre-law students Lawyers in government Public prosecutors Bar exam applicantsBe sure to click Submit Quiz to see your results! Top 5 for this quiz (Legal Ethics Quiz) RANKNAMERATING 1.Ace100% 2.heartpal95% 3.ignorantia90% 4.Eunice90% 5.anj70% ADVERTISEMENTS Comments comments bar exam, law exam, law quiz, Legal Ethics, mcq, multiple choice question, multiple choice quiz, online exam, quizzer, sample mcq Go To Top Leave a Comment Click here to cancel reply Submit Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.