Slorach et al: Legal Systems and Skills 3e Chapter 7: Self-test questions Instructions Answer the following questions and then press 'Submit' to get your score. Question 1 Which one of the following correctly sets out the primary sources of law in England and Wales? a) Halsbury's Laws and case law b) Statutes and statutory instruments c) Statutes, statutory instruments, and case law d) Statutes and case law Question 2 Which of the following terms best describes the 'Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977'? a) Citation b) Short title c) Long title d) Heading Question 3 Which of the following terms is not a heading used in a statute to describe explanations of the meaning of certain words in the statute? a) Definitions b) Interpretation c) Explanatory provisions d) Meanings Question 4 Which of the options below does not form part of a statute? a) Headings b) Marginal citations c) Schedules d) Sections Question 5 Which of the options below uses correct terminology regarding a statute? a) Schedule 'of' the statute b) Schedule 'to' the statute Question 6 Which of the options below are words which could be used to grant a right in a statute? a) Can, may b) Only in so far as, subject to, provided that c) Must, shall, will d) Cannot, must not, shall not, will not Question 7 Which one of the following statements about statutory instruments is incorrect? a) Statutory instruments are secondary legislation b) Statutory instruments can add detail to an existing statute. c) Statutory instruments are secondary sources of law. d) Statutory instruments can update an existing statute. Question 8 Which option correctly describes how to pronounce the criminal case of R v Shephard? a) R and Shephard b) R versus Shephard c) The Crown against Shephard d) R v Shephard Question 9 'Judgement' and 'judgment' are both correct spellings. But which option is the correct one to use in a legal context? a) Judgement b) Judgment Question 10 Which option correctly describes which judgment will feature first, chronologically, in a case report? a) The judgments will be reported by alphabetical order of the law lords. b) The dissenting judgement will feature first. c) The lead judgment will feature first d) The most senior law lord's judgment will feature first.