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! Name________________ 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. Counsel pro bono Counsel de parte Attorney ad hoc Counsel de oficioThe following statements on lawyer’s fees are true, except: The rules do not prohibit charging reduced fees to people of limited means A lawyer shall not charge lower rates unless the circumstances so warrant Competition in charging lower professional fees to attract clients is not prohibited Healthy competition in the matter of charging professional fees to benefit clients is not prohibitedThe 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 Law student under the legal clinic of a school Person representing a claimant under the cadastral act Union representativeThe following persons are prohibited from engaging in the private practice of law, except: Officials and employees of the Office of the Solicitor General Members of Congress Cabinet secretaries and their deputies Judges and other officials as employees of the Supreme CourtEvery applicant for admission to the practice of law must possess the following qualifications, except: At least 20 years old Philippine resident Pass the bar Filipino citizenThe 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 Committing polygamy by a Muslim Living an adulterous life Using another person’s school recordsThe following people are covered by the Code of Professional Responsibility, except: Pre-law students Public prosecutors Bar exam applicants Lawyers in governmentThe following persons have restricted right to practice law, except: Retired judges and justices Vice governors Municipal mayors Sanggunian membersA 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? 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 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 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 barThe following persons may practice law despite not being admitted to the bar, except: Person authorized to represent the government in a case Person representing a principal in the RTC Person representing a friend in the MTC Person representing himself in the RTCWho decides whether an offense involves moral turpitude or not in determining the moral character of an applicant for admission to the bar? The Office of the Bar Confidant The Judicial and Bar Council The lawyer who signs the testimonial of good character The Supreme Court_________________ 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. Solicitor Expert witness Counsel de parte Amicus Curiae AdvocateMay a disbarred lawyer resume practice of law? No, unless allowed by the Supreme Court on his/her own petition Yes, only if allowed by the Supreme Court upon petition of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines No, unless he takes and passes the bar again Yes, only if pardoned by his/her complainantMay a lawyer who lost Filipino citizenship still practice law? 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 conditionally resumed by authority of the Supreme Court 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 Court No, loss of Filipino citizenship ipso jure terminates the privilege to practice law in the Philippines and cannot be regained________________ 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 touting Professional legal peddler Ambulance chaserThe following terms refer to a lawyer, except: Attorney-in-fact Barrister Proctor SolicitorThe age requirement for admission to the bar is at least: 18 years old 20 years old 21 years old 23 years old_________________ 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-at-law Attorney-ad-hoc Counsel de oficio Attorney-in-fact______________________ is a prima facie evidence of a person’s good moral character for purposes of admission to the bar. NBI and police clearance Court clearance Testimonials of good character from lawyers Clearance from law schoolIn law practice, the following forms of advertising are permissible except: Publication of simple announcement of opening a law firm or change of partnership or address Use of professional cards indicating the lawyer’s field of expertise in law Publication in reputable law list of brief biographical and informative data Writing legal articles but not employed to give advice on inquiries on individual rightsBe sure to click Submit Quiz to see your results! Top 5 for this quiz (Legal Ethics Quiz) RANKNAMERATING 1.Ace100% 2.RONNA RICA CO100% 3.heartpal95% 4.ignorantia90% 5.Eunice90% 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.