Private Detective.txt

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  1. What is the term used that means "jury selection"?

    A) Replevin
    B) In camera
    C) Voir Dire
    D) Jury Duty
    C) Voir Dire
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. When must an employer obtain Workers' compensation insurance coverage?

    A) If 4 or more employees
    B) No requirement
    C) If 3 or more employees
    D) If 1 or more employees
    D) If 1 or more employees
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. When, if ever, can a PI be hired to protect property?

    A) Always
    B) Never
    C) All of these answers
    D) If for an investigative client
    B) Never
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. What do the initials "F.D.I.C." stand for?

    A) Corporation
    B) For Deficit In Cost
    C) Contractor
    D) Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
    D) Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. What restrictions, if any, are there regarding a PI performing work within a labor strike/union situation?

    A) No recording of union activities
    B) No impersonations of a union member
    C) All of these answers
    D) No firearms
    C) All of these answers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. What is "hearsay"?

    A) A liar
    B) Indirect knowledge
    C) Proved evidence
    D) Direct knowledge
    B) Indirect knowledge
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. What restrictions, if any, are there to a PI providing the address to an unlisted telephone number?

    A) Provide only 1 telephone number
    B) By any means possible
    C) Don't obtain information illegally
    D) Do not do
    C) Don't obtain information illegally
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. What does the term "fiduciary" mean?

    A) Financial
    B) Mutually beneficial
    C) Trust
    D) Fraud
    C) Trust
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. When, if ever, can a PI serve process on someone under 18 years of age?

    A) When parents are present
    B) Only if named as a defendant
    C) Anytime
    D) Never
    B) Only if named as a defendant
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. What is an addition to an existing will known as?

    A) Replevin
    B) Amendment
    C) Mandamus
    D) Codicil
    D) Codicil
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. Can a PI trespass if that is what is needed to definitely obtain evidence "clearing" the client?

    A) Yes
    B) Cautiously
    C) If for a felony case
    D) No
    D) No
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. Is "UCC" used nation-wide or only within this state?

    A) Everywhere
    B) This state only
    C) International
    D) Nation-wide
    D) Nation-wide
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. What law or rule prevents a priest from revealing what the priest hears during confession?

    A) Canon Law
    B) Seminary Promise Code
    C) Confession Law
    D) Land Law
    A) Canon Law
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. What is "replevin"?

    A) Order to show cause
    B) A potent drug
    C) Return of property
    D) A tranquilizer
    C) Return of property
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. What restrictions are there, if any, regarding when a PI can be hired to protect a person?

    A) Only if incidental to an investigation the PI has been previously hired to perform
    B) Only if life is threatened
    C) No restrictions
    D) Can never be hired
    A) Only if incidental to an investigation the PI has been previously hired to perform
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. What government agency maintains marriage records that include all the counties in this state?

    A) Marriage Registry
    B) Department of Health
    C) Health Department
    D) Public Records
    B) Department of Health
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. What is the "Jones Act"?

    A) An Immigration Case
    B) A Workers' Comp. Case
    C) A Federal Civil Case
    D) An International Act
    B) A Workers' Comp. Case
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. How many hours of full-time paid investigative experience does an applicant usually need to prove to possess before being allowed to take the PI license test?

    A) 8,000
    B) 6,000
    C) 2,000
    D) 4,000
    B) 6,000
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. What is a lessee/lessor relationship?

    A) Giver/taker
    B) Buyer/seller
    C) Grantee/grantor
    D) Tenant/landlord
    D) Tenant/landlord
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. What is the cost of the initial PI license?

    A) 300. + 600.
    B) 100. + 250.
    C) 125. + 500.
    D) 50. + 175.
    D) 50. + 175.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. How often does a PI license need to be renewed?

    A) Every year
    B) No need to renew
    C) Every 2 years
    D) Every 3 years
    C) Every 2 years
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  22. What do the initials "F.B.N." stand for?
    "Fictitious Business:

    A) Normal
    B) Name
    C) Note
    D) Notification
    B) Name
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  23. What are the restrictions regarding the use of a badge by a PI?

    A) Always
    B) Only if a retirement badge
    C) Never
    D) For ID purposes only
    C) Never
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  24. Do reports to the client have to be written, or can they be verbal?

    A) Never verbal
    B) Must be written
    C) PI's don't write reports
    D) Per agreement
    D) Per agreement
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  25. Who in the PI firm may issue the report to the client?

    A) Qualified manager
    B) Owner
    C) All of these answers
    D) A designate of Owner or Qualified manager
    C) All of these answers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  26. What is the place where newspapers store their archive copies known as?

    A) Morgue
    B) Vault
    C) Archives
    D) Annex
    A) Morgue
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  27. If a PI has an employee working undercover in a grocery store, and the employee is injured in a "slip & fall" on a wet floor there, whose insurance is responsible?

    A) PI, possibly store too
    B) Store, possibly PI too
    C) The employee
    D) The janitor
    A) PI, possibly store too
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  28. What says that an accused person has the right to confront any witnesses against him or her?

    A) Amendment to Constitution
    B) Lawyer's Code
    C) Penal Code
    D) Civil Code
    A) Amendment to Constitution
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  29. Can you legally subcontract or "1099" to your employees?

    A) If part-time
    B) Always
    C) No
    D) If a licensed PI
    D) If a licensed PI
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  30. What is the difference between a felony and a misdemeanor?

    A) Felony- more than one year incarceration, Misdemeanor- up to one year
    B) Felony- one year or more incarceration, Misdemeanor- up to one year
    C) Felony- two years or more incarceration, Misdemeanor- 6 months
    D) Felony- five years or more incarceration, Misdemeanor- up to one year
    B) Felony- one year or more incarceration, Misdemeanor- up to one year
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  31. How quickly must a PI notify the bureau of a change of address?

    A) 45 days
    B) 30 days
    C) 10 days
    D) 15 days
    B) 30 days
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  32. What is the fine if the PI fails to notify the bureau of a change of address?

    A) $15.
    B) $50.
    C) $25.
    D) $60.
    C) $25.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  33. What three pieces of information must appear on all of a PI's advertisements?

    A) Business name, date opened, and license number
    B) Business name, address, and telephone
    C) Business name, owner's name, and license number
    D) Business name, address or phone, and license number
    D) Business name, address or phone, and license number
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  34. What are the differences between fire extinguisher types A, B, and C?

    A) A=electrical, B=liquid fires, C=wood/paper fires
    B) A=liquid fires, B=wood/paper fires, C=electrical
    C) A=electrical, B=wood/paper fires, C=liquid fires
    D) A=wood/paper fires, B=liquid fires, C=electrical
    D) A=wood/paper fires, B=liquid fires, C=electrical
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  35. What does the Securities & Exchange Commission deal with?

    A) Investment commercial real estate
    B) Regulating PI's
    C) Prison system
    D) Stocks and bonds
    D) Stocks and bonds
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  36. If you are searching the interior grounds of an apartment building for leads to a prior tenant, and the resident manager tells you to immediately leave, must you?

    A) No- you are on official business
    B) Yes- you were told to
    C) Only the owner can ask you to leave
    D) No- a public place
    B) Yes- you were told to
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  37. What does the term "malice aforethought" mean?

    A) A predetermination to commit a crime
    B) Evil thoughts of killing
    C) Intention involving hatred to commit a crime
    D) Thinking of cheating
    A) A predetermination to commit a crime
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  38. If a PI is following a car on a surveillance, and then loses sight of the car, what should the PI do?

    A) Go straight, then u-turn and check passed areas
    B) Turn right as soon as possible
    C) Turn left as soon as possible
    D) Go home and forget about it
    A) Go straight, then u-turn and check passed areas
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  39. When is a tape recording of a conversation admissible in court?

    A) All of these answers
    B) Telephone- if major crime being committed
    C) Public place- can tape anytime
    D) Telephone- if all parties consent
    A) All of these answers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  40. What do the initials "W.C.A.B." stand for?

    A) Workmans' Compensation Appeals Board
    B) Work Compensation After Board
    C) Workpersons' Compensation Appeals Board
    D) Workers' Compensation Appeals Board
    D) Workers' Compensation Appeals Board
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  41. What are the elements fo the crime of "burglary"?

    A) Enter structure with intent to steal
    B) Enter residence with intent to steal
    C) Enter store with intent to steal
    D) Enter private property with intent to steal
    A) Enter structure with intent to steal
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  42. Can a PI use an alias (a name other than PI's own)?

    A) No
    B) To investigate
    C) Yes
    D) Criminal cases only
    A) No
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  43. What is the difference between a "subpoena duces tecum" and a "subpoena"?

    A) S- appear, SDT- appear and for the second time
    B) S- appear, SDT- appear and give testimony
    C) S- appear, SDT- appear and don't give testimony
    D) S- appear, SDT- appear and produce items
    D) S- appear, SDT- appear and produce items
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  44. What is the difference between "theft" and "embezzlement"?

    A) Embezzlement is theft by one entrusted
    B) Embezzlement is theft by banking deceit
    C) Embezzlement is theft by one entrusted and is always a felony
    D) Theft is either misdemeanor or felony, depending on the dollar amount; embezzlement is always a felony
    C) Embezzlement is theft by one entrusted and is always a felony
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  45. Explain how there are different types of rape, including where no force was used.

    A) Induced, overage, voluntarily, intoxicated
    B) Date rape, underage, retarded, intoxicated
    C) Forced, Manipulated, underage, drugged
    D) Deceit, underage, retarded, intoxicated
    D) Deceit, underage, retarded, intoxicated
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  46. What do the initials "A.O.E. - C.O.E." stand for?

    A) Arising Out of Employment - Continuing Out of Employment
    B) Arising Out of Employment - Caused Out of Employment
    C) Advised Of Employment - Closed Of Employment
    D) Air Or Earth - Calm Or Elevated
    • A) Arising Out of Employment - Continuing Out of Employment
    • B) Arising Out of Employment - Caused Out of Employment
  47. What is "entrapment"?

    A) Government agents inducing a person to commit a crime not contemplated by him
    B) Government agents allowing a person to commit a crime in their presence
    C) Government agents setting traps
    D) Governmet agents handcuffing a suspect
    A) Government agents inducing a person to commit a crime not contemplated by him
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  48. Is impersonating a police officer a misdemeanor or a felony?

    A) An infraction
    B) None
    C) Felony
    D) Misdemeanor
    D) Misdemeanor
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  49. Explain "statue of limitations"?

    A) Time period after an event that charges or suit can be filed regarding the event
    B) All of these answers
    C) Time period after a crime that a person or entity can be held responsible for the crime
    B) All of these answers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  50. What is "post mortem lividity"?

    A) Dead of the living
    B) Stiffening of a dead body
    C) Shrinking of a dead body
    D) Settling of blood in a dead body
    D) Settling of blood in a dead body
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  51. What type of license does a PI need to obtain in order to offer bodyguard services to the public?

    A) PPO
    B) FQ
    C) CCW
    D) All of these answers
    A) PPO (Private Patrol Operator)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  52. What does the term "exemplary damages" mean?

    A) Increased award because damages too extensive
    B) Increased award because of good moral character
    C) Increased award because of violence or fraud
    D) Increased award because of non-sufficient funds
    C) Increased award because of violence or fraud
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  53. What are some of the current restrictions on DMV record access?

    A) All of these answers
    B) Identify ownership of vehicle in an accident
    C) Process serving
    A) All of these answers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  54. What government agency investigates crimes committed in or against most banks?

    A) Secret Service
    B) F.B.I.
    C) Treasury
    D) Local Police
    B) F.B.I.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  55. While working undercover, can a PI use narcotics with a suspect so that the PI "fits in" better?

    A) If a permit is obtained
    B) No
    C) At PI's discretion
    D) Yes
    B) No
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  56. What does the term "runner" mean?

    A) Solicit accident victims for PI's business
    B) Solicit accident victims for hospitals
    C) Solicit accident victims for attorney's business
    D) Solicit accident victims for court
    C) Solicit accident victims for attorney's business
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  57. Who determines if someone is an "expert witness"?

    A) Attorney for the defense
    B) Attorney for the plaintiff/prosecution
    C) Judge
    D) Judge or if both, defense and plaintiff attorneys stipulate
    D) Judge or if both, defense and plaintiff attorneys stipulate
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  58. What is a "hung jury"?

    A) A jury so irreconcilably divided in opinion that they cannot agree upon any verdict
    B) A jury in which every member agrees
    C) A jury stopped by a jury member's death
    D) A jury dealing with hunged victims
    A) A jury so irreconcilably divided in opinion that they cannot agree upon any verdict
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  59. What items of information must be included on any proof-of-service form in order to be accepted by the court?

    A) Who and when served only
    B) Only the name of the person served
    C) Only the name of the person served and the date and time served
    D) All items found on a court-issued proof-of-service
    D) All items found on a court-issued proof-of-service
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  60. What are the restrictions on looking at the mail of a person or business?

    A) Can not touch
    B) Can not take
    C) Can not view
    D) Can not open
    A) Can not touch
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  61. What is the statue of limitations on the crime of arson?

    A) 3 years State
    B) All of these answers
    C) 5 years Federal
    B) All of these answers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  62. What are the elements of the crime of "robbery"?

    A) Taking property from a structure without permission
    B) Taking something using force or fear
    C) Taking something using knife or firearm
    D) Taking a bicycle from a garage
    B) Taking something using force or fear
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  63. What does the term "chain of evidence" means?

    A) List of persons who handled evidence
    B) All of these answers
    C) List of locations evidence stored
    B) All of these answers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  64. What person may "adopt and enforce reasonable rules" involving the regulation of PIs?

    A) Director
    B) Chief
    C) Attorney General
    D) Judge
    A) Director
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  65. If a PI finds and then destroys evidence that will hurt his client's side in a case, what crime was committed?

    A) Both obstruction of justice and destruction of evidence
    B) Obstruction of justice
    C) Misuse of authority
    D) Destruction of evidence
    A) Both obstruction of justice and destruction of evidence
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  66. Are there regulations or restrictions on the dollar amount charged hourly by a PI?

    A) Yes
    B) It depends
    C) No
    D) Only if working for the government
    C) No
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  67. In what city are most U.S. military personnel records kept?

    A) St. Louis
    B) Washington DC
    C) Sacramento
    D) New York
    A) St. Louis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  68. Where are FBN's filed?

    A) County
    B) State
    C) City
    D) Washington DC
    A) County
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  69. What does the term "ex parte" mean?

    A) First part
    B) One sided
    C) Final motion
    D) In the past
    B) One sided
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  70. What does the term "punitive damages" mean?

    A) As penalty
    B) None
    C) Both as penalty and as punishment
    D) As punishment
    C) Both as penalty and as punishment
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  71. Where may bankruptcy records be examined?

    A) Supreme Court
    B) Federal Court
    C) Municipal Court
    D) Superior Court
    B) Federal Court
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  72. Where may probate records be examined?

    A) Federal Court
    B) Municipal Court
    C) Superior Court
    D) Supreme Court
    C) Superior Court
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  73. Are conversations between a PI and his client considered a "privileged communication" as are conversations between an attorney and his client?

    A) No
    B) Yes
    C) Always
    D) Only when agreed
    A) No
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  74. What is an "honesty shopper"?

    A) Check for accuracy in product delivery
    B) Check integrity of sales personnel
    C) Check store policies
    D) Check store shoppers
    B) Check integrity of sales personnel
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  75. If a police officer refuses to accept a citizen's arrest that was made by a PI, is the police officer committing a misdemeanor or a felony?

    A) Neither
    B) Felony
    C) Misdemeanor
    D) Both
    B) Felony
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  76. If an interviewee keeps his/her arms folded across his/her chest, what is this a possible sign of?

    A) Worried
    B) Happy
    C) Unopen
    D) Tired
    C) Unopen
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  77. You are canvassing at the scene of a recent auto accident, looking for a reported witness, at a major intersection. A transient offers to bring you to that witness, for a fee. Can you pay the transient?

    A) Yes
    B) Only under oath
    C) No
    D) It is unethical
    A) Yes
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  78. What are some techniques and rules involving PI testifying in court?

    A) Refuse to answer if the answer hurts your client
    B) Don't elaborate unless asked
    C) Answer yes or no
    D) Both, answer yes or no and don't elaborate unless asked
    D) Both, answer yes or no and don't elaborate unless asked
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  79. What does "R.I.C.O." stand for in the "RICO Act"?

    A) Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations
    B) Recession Indexed Corporate Ownership
    C) Respond In Closed Office
    D) Restitution In Criminal Occurrences
    A) Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  80. What do the terms "in propria persona" and "in pro per" mean?

    A) Paralegal
    B) First person
    C) Self-represented
    D) Self property
    C) Self-represented
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  81. How are accident reports obtained from the State Highway Patrol / State Police?

    A) All of these answers
    B) Complete form, pay, receive
    C) Prove you are involved, pay, received
    A) All of these answers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  82. What determines "invasion of privacy"?

    A) Violated standard level of privacy
    B) Violated reasonable expectation of privacy
    C) Violated expected level of privacy
    D) Violated rules of expectation of privacy
    B) Violated reasonable expectation of privacy
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  83. If a PI can see a Worker's Compensation claimant performing physical activity through the windows of the claimant's home, and the PI is on public property, can the PI photograph/videotape the activity?

    A) It depends on the type of physical activity
    B) Yes
    C) No
    D) Only photograph, no videotape
    B) Yes
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  84. How is a "deposition" different than an affidavit?

    A) Affirmation is written, deposition is oral
    B) Deposition and affirmation they are both oral
    C) Deposition is written, affirmation is oral
    D) Deposition and affirmation they are both written
    A) Affirmation is written, deposition is oral
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  85. A PI is working undercover in a factory, in a position where the assignment is to see if an employee there is selling narcotics to fellow employees. If the assignment might require the PI to purchase narcotics from the suspect, must the local law enforcement be notified in advance?

    A) Only if it involves cocaine
    B) Yes
    C) No
    D) After the purchase
    B) Yes
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  86. "Direct evidence" is evidence that was:

    A) Actually heard
    B) Acutally touched
    C) Actually seen
    D) All of these answers
    D) All of these answers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  87. When may a PI make an arrest for a misdemeanor?

    A) Always
    B) When carrying a gun
    C) Reasonable belief the suspect committed the crime
    D) Crime committed directly in PI's presence
    D) Crime committed directly in PI's presence
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  88. Name three credit reporting agencies:

    A) TRW, Creditline, Equifax
    B) TRW, Transunion, Creditline
    C) Transunion, Transamerica, TRW
    D) TRW, Equifax, Transunion
    D) TRW, Equifax, Transunion
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  89. If a PI is taking photographs of a "slip & fall" accident location inside a grocery store, and the store manager tells the PI to leave, must the PI leave?

    A) No, it is a public place
    B) Yes, were told to
    C) Only if they call the police
    D) Only after all pictures have been taken
    B) Yes, were told to
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  90. What are some possible ways to determine if a person has had any serious injuries in the past?

    A) Municipal Court filings
    B) Superior Court filings
    C) Workers' Compensation filings
    D) All of these answers
    E) Small Claims filings
    D) All of these answers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  91. What are some of the things a PI might be sued for during the PI's career?

    A) Slander
    B) Defamation of character
    C) All of these answers
    D) Libel
    C) All of these answers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  92. A PI must "1099" any non-employee that the PI pays more than $600. to in a calendar year, except to:

    A) Licensed investigators
    B) Government agencies
    C) Minors
    D) Corporations
    D) Corporations
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  93. If an employee-theft suspect asks the PI for an attorney and union representative to be present during an interview, how should the PI proceed?

    A) Give both
    B) Do not conduct the interview
    C) Offer one or the other
    D) Deny both if suspect is not under arrest
    A) Give both
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  94. What restrictions does the State put on the name choice for a PI business?

    A) Must not be very similar to another licensee
    B) Must tell that it is a PI
    C) Must either contain the owner's last name
    D) Must contain the word "investigations"
    A) Must not be very similar to another licensee
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  95. If a PI dies, for how long after that may a family member continue operating the PI's business?

    A) 120 days
    B) 180 days
    C) Business stops the day he dies
    D) 90 days
    A) 120 days
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  96. May a licensed PI make up and use an identification card for himself telling that the PI is licensed as a PI?

    A) No, prohibited by statute
    B) As long as it is not a government identification
    C) Yes, if it has PI's name & license number on it
    D) Yes, it must have the license number
    A) No, prohibited by statute
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  97. Within how many days must a PI respond in writing to an applicant's request for experience certification?

    A) 30
    B) 60
    C) 45
    D) 15
    A) 30
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  98. Working retail undercover for theft, you make an arrest, and give the evidence to the store manager for safekeeping. What should be obtained from the manager?

    A) Nothing is needed from the manager
    B) A thumbs up
    C) A video or audio tape recorded statement
    D) A receipt listing all evidence involved
    D) A receipt listing all evidence involved
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  99. What is a "transcript"?

    A) Commonly, a statement from a judge
    B) Commonly, the entire court docket
    C) Commonly, a record of a proceeding by court reporter
    D) Commonly, a statement from one of the lawyers
    C) Commonly, a record of a proceeding by court reporter
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  100. If a PI operates from more than one location, the PI must obtain a "branch office license" for each additional location. What is the cost of a 2nd branch office license?

    A) 75.
    B) 100.
    C) 125.
    D) 50.
    D) 50.
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  101. What is the difference between crimes termed "mala in se" and those termed "mala prohibita"?

    A) M-I-S : "bad in succession" (escalating seriousness of crime) M-P: "bad because of prohibiting"
    B) M-I-S : "bad in itself" (murder) M-P: "bad because of prohibiting" (curfew, speeding)
    B) M-I-S : "bad in itself" (murder) M-P: "bad because of prohibiting" (curfew, speeding)
  102. What is a "badger game"?

    A) Woman lures man, murder follows
    B) Woman lures man, extortion follows
    C) Woman lures man, drugging follows
    D) Woman lures man, lap dance follows
    B) Woman lures man, extortion follows
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  103. How could a person's occupation be determined?

    A) Look through his trash
    B) Follow to work
    C) Ask him or his neighbors, using ruse
    D) All of these answers
    D) All of these answers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  104. What are some possible indicators, from prior to the fire, that a fire might have been arson?

    A) All of these answers
    B) Inventory had been moved away
    C) Poor business preceding fire
    D) Recently obtained or increased insurance
    A) All of these answers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  105. If a PI's license is revoked, what person can determine when to reinstate it?

    A) Attorney General
    B) Secretary of State
    C) Chief
    D) Director
    D) Director
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  106. What is the best way to serve legal documents on a person living inside a guard-gated community?

    A) Wait outside gate until defendant exits
    B) Advise guard, if refused entry then sub-serve guard
    C) Go in to see "homes for sale", serve defendant
    D) All of these answers
    B) Advise guard, if refused entry then sub-serve guard
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  107. Is a county's " criminal filing index", which is a list of persons and any criminal cases that have been filed involving them, available to the public?

    A) Yes
    B) Never
    C) No
    D) Sometimes
    A) Yes
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  108. What are the two most important items that should be included on diagrams of locations or incident scenes?

    A) A director and scale or scale disclaimer
    B) None of these answers
    C) A director and name of map/diagram maker
    D) A director and references
    A) A director and scale or scale disclaimer
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  109. What is an example of "compounding a crime"?

    A) Taking money to not reveal a crime
    B) Kidnapping someone, then hiding the body
    C) Killing a person, then hiding the body
    D) Killing someone and then disposing of the body
    A) Taking money to not reveal a crime
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  110. If after a PI takes a witness statement, the witness refuses to sign it, is it admissible in court?

    A) No, interviewee must sign to be used in court
    B) The judge must approve it
    C) Yes, it is an interview regardless
    D) Only if it helps the client
    C) Yes, it is an interview regardless
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  111. If a person who has knowledge of a crime receives something of value in exchange for concealing that crime, what new crime has been committed?

    A) Secreting
    B) Increasing
    C) Compounding
    D) Mandamizing
    C) Compounding
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  112. Where would a PI obtain a copy of a death certificate?

    A) Both coroner and recorder
    B) Coroner
    C) Recorder
    D) Registrar
    A) Both coroner and recorder
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  113. What is a "declaratory"?

    A) To fix an uncertainty
    B) Both Explanatory and to fix an uncertainty
    C) Explanatory
    B) Both Explanatory and to fix an uncertainty
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  114. What is the purpose of "discovery" in a court matter?

    A) Both to save time and money
    B) To save time
    C) To save money
    A) Both to save time and money
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  115. When, if ever, are adult probation records accessible?

    A) For a 60 day period following any hearing
    B) Never, this is not a public record
    C) For a 90 day period following any hearing
    D) For a 30 day period following any hearing
    D) For a 30 day period following any hearing
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  116. When, if ever, are juvenile probation records accessible?

    A) For a 90 day period following any hearing
    B) For a 60 day period following any hearing
    C) Never, this is not a public record
    D) For a 30 day period following any hearing
    C) Never, this is not a public record
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  117. Where would a PI obtain an accurate and detailed weather report from a date in the past?

    A) Local airport tower records
    B) National Weather Service
    C) All of these have some records
    D) Newspaper from correct date
    C) All of these have some records
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  118. What is the primary purpose of a written report?

    A) To maintain a permanent record of the facts
    B) For permanent availability for court purposes
    C) To practice writing skills
    D) For permanent non-disputable evidence
    A) To maintain a permanent record of the facts
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  119. Worker's Compensation fraud is a misdemeanor or a felony?

    A) Misdemeanor
    B) Felony
    B) Felony
  120. Explain the rule regarding "third party notification" when attempting to locate a debtor or to collect a debt.

    A) Can not notify an uninvolved third party that he may be responsible for another's debt
    B) Can not notify an uninvolved third party of another's court date involving a debt
    C) Can not notify an uninvolved third party of the existence of another's debt
    D) None of these answers
    C) Can not notify an uninvolved third party of the existence of another's debt
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  121. What are some of the first steps in locating a missing person?

    A) All of these answers
    B) Check personal living quarters of person for clues
    C) Check for use of bank / gas / telephone cards
    D) Interview friends and neighbors
    A) All of these answers
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  122. What is "reversal film"?

    A) Black and white film
    B) Time-lapse film
    C) Slide film
    D) Infrared film
    C) Slide film
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  123. What is the difference between "kidnapping" and "child stealing"?

    A) Child stealing must be done by a parent
    B) Child stealing must involve a family member
    C) Kidnapping must involve a money demand
    D) Kidnapping must involve adult taking child
    B) Child stealing must involve a family member
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  124. Manufacturing evidence: what type of crime is it, and what is the possible penalty for it?

    A) Misdemeanor; a year or less incarceration
    B) Felony; a year or more incarceration
    Felony; a year or more incarceration
  125. What is a "writ"?

    A) None of these answers
    B) A judge's order to do or allow something to occur
    C) A judge's order to reverse a previous decision
    D) A judge's order to vacate a previous decision
    B) A judge's order to do or allow something to occur
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  126. When may a licensed security company owner / Private Patrol Operator perform an investigation?

    A) If involving a potential PPO client
    B) None of these answers
    C) If incident occurs in the presence of the PPO
    D) If in regards to something the PPO was previously hired to protect
    D) If in regards to something the PPO was previously hired to protect
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  127. What agencies regulate "armored car" companies?

    A) D.O.C.A. / C.H.P. / P.U.C.
    B) F.B.I. / C.H.P. / P.U.C.
    A) D.O.C.A. / C.H.P. / P.U.C.
  128. What agency regulates collection agencies?

    A) D.O.C.A.
    B) F.B.I.
    C) B.S.I.S.
    D) None of these answers
    D) None of these answers
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  129. What are some of the offenses that a PI migh commit that could cause the loss of the PI's license?

    A) Theft, Abuse, Slander
    B) Theft, Fraud, Abuse
    B) Theft, Fraud, Abuse
  130. What does the real property term "alpha" mean?

    A) By street address
    B) By letter
    C) By parcel
    D) By owner name
    D) By owner name
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  131. What do the initials "F.A.A." stand for?

    A) Fair Assistance Administration
    B) Federal Aviation Assistance
    C) Federal Assistance Administration
    D) Federal Aviation Administration
    D) Federal Aviation Administration
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  132. What does the term "mens rea" mean?

    A) Mental reality
    B) Criminal intent
    C) Guilty mind and Criminal intent
    D) Guilty mind
    C) Guilty mind and Criminal intent
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  133. What government agencies investigates aircraft crashes?

    A) N.W.B.
    B) N.T.S.B. & F.A.A.
    C) F.A.A.
    D) N.T.S.B.
    B) N.T.S.B. & F.A.A.
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  134. What is the difference between "libel" and "slander"?

    A) "Libel" is spoken, "slander" is written
    B) "Slander" is spoken, "libel" is written
    B) "Slander" is spoken, "libel" is written
  135. What government agencies regulate alcoholic beverages?

    A) B.A.T.F.
    B) A.B.C.
    C) Both B.A.T.F. and A.B.C.
    C) Both B.A.T.F. and A.B.C.
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  136. What can be learned from a U.C.C. filing?

    A) Names, addresses, partners, date of birth
    B) Names, addresses, partners, persons owed
    B) Names, addresses, partners, persons owed
  137. Under what two circumstances can a Post Office clerk provide a PI the information from a P.O. box holder's application file?

    A) Box being used for business purposes
    B) Box being used for business purposes and by someone to be served papers
    C) Box being used by person under surveillance
    D) Box being used by someone to be served papers
    B) Box being used for business purposes and by someone to be served papers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  138. What government agency regulates building contractors?

    A) C.A.L.B.
    B) D.O.C.A.
    C) D.P.R.
    D) C.S.L.B.
    D) C.S.L.B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  139. Can a PI serve a restraining order?

    A) No
    B) Yes, only if part of an investigation
    C) Yes
    C) Yes
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  140. Within how many days after an occurrence must a government agency be sued for negligence?

    A) 60
    B) 90
    C) 100
    D) 120
    ?
  141. What are the advantages and disadvantages of notifying local law enforcement that you are performing a surveillance in their area?

    A) No ticket if parked illegally, Could be surveilling friend of person notified
    B) "Softer" or no visit if neighbors complain, Some towns, drive-bys to see what PI looks like
    B) "Softer" or no visit if neighbors complain, Some towns, drive-bys to see what PI looks like
  142. What does the term "Crimen falsi" mean?

    A) All of these answers
    B) Crimes involving false pretense
    C) Crimes involving fraud
    D) Crimes involving perjury
    A) All of these answers
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  143. What circumstances must exist for a person to be arrested for a felony crime?

    A) None of these answers
    B) Two or more witnesses identifying the person
    C) Reasonable belief that the person committed the crime
    D) Crime occurred in arresting person's presence
    C) Reasonable belief that the person committed the crime
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  144. If a transient walking down an alley goes in to the open garage of a house, and then runs out with an armload of power tools from the garage, what crime has been committed?

    A) No crime
    B) Burglary
    C) Theft
    D) Robbery
    B) Burglary
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  145. When interviewing a witness, suspect, or subject, what items of information are the most critical to obtain from him/her besides the incident information, and why are they critical?

    A) Place of birth
    B) Criminal history of witness, to show credibility
    C) Home and work address, for later contact
    D) Detailed identification, for later locate help
    D) Detailed identification, for later locate help
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  146. A person tells his friend, "I'm starving. That supermarket has some packages of meat that I can easily steal. Let's go there." If they go there, and the person does take meat away from the store without paying for it, what crime(s) have been committed?

    A) Robbery
    B) Burglary
    C) No crime
    D) Theft
    B) Burglary
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  147. If a person is arrested due to a PI's work product, can the PI offer this person a "plea bargain" for court?

    A) Yes
    B) With the judge's permission
    C) No
    D) Maybe
    C) No
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  148. Where would a PI obtain the final "cause of death"?

    A) Recorder
    B) Registrar
    C) Superior Court
    D) Coroner
    D) Coroner
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  149. Where would a PI obtain a copy of a "deed of trust"?

    A) Court of appeals
    B) Recorder
    C) Registrar
    D) Assessor
    C) Registrar ?
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  150. What is the minimum amount of times per month that an employer must pay all employees?

    A) Twice
    B) Three
    C) Four
    D) Once
    A) Twice
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  151. What is a "pigeon drop"?

    A) Requiring "good faith" money before sharing "find"
    B) Cashing bad checks at the expense of another
    C) Picking up bad checks from bank
    D) Using unaware person to transport illegal item
    A) Requiring "good faith" money before sharing "find"
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  152. What is a "demand bank account"?

    A) Account tied to an investment
    B) Money market account
    C) Signature checking account
    D) Savings account
    C) Signature checking account
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  153. If a large person orders a small frail person, "Give me your money or I'll beat you to death", and the money is transferred, what crime has been committed?

    A) No crime
    B) Robbery
    C) Burglary
    D) Theft
    B) Robbery
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  154. If a person tells another, "Give me your money or I'll shoot you" while simulating under his shirt that he has a gun (even though there is no gun), and the money is transferred, what crime has been committed?

    A) Burglary
    B) Theft
    C) No crime
    D) Robbery
    D) Robbery
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  155. When can a PI legally obtain information from a friend who is a peace officer?

    A) O.k. if friend would give it to anyone else
    B) All o.k. if not including criminal convictions
    C) Never
    D) If for a bonafide case and not for personal use
    A) O.k. if friend would give it to anyone else
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  156. What dollar amount determines if a theft is "theft" or "grand theft"?

    A) $500
    B) $400
    C) $300
    D) $200
    B) $400
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  157. If once every day for one week, a cashier steals ten dollars out of his/her cash register, what crime has been committed, and is this a misdemeanor or felony?

    A) Embezzlement-misdemeanor
    B) Embezzlement-felony
    C) Theft-midemeanor
    D) Theft-felony
    B) Embezzlement-felony
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  158. What information is found in a "reverse directory"?

    A) Both Addresses to telephone numbers and telephone numbers to addresses
    B) Addresses to telephone numbers
    C) Ownership of addresses
    D) Telephone numbers to addresses
    A) Both Addresses to telephone numbers and telephone numbers to addresses
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  159. A "riot" must involve at least how many persons?

    A) Four
    B) Three
    C) Two
    D) One
    C) Two
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  160. What does the term "Modus Operandi" mean?

    A) Method by ordinance
    B) None of these answers
    C) Method of operation
    D) Method of occurrence
    C) Method of operation
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  161. If a person is seriously injured in an area where a business owner has ignored many warnings involving other injuries there, what type of case is this?

    A) None of these
    B) Ignorance
    C) Maliciousness
    D) Negligence
    D) Negligence
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  162. What are the elements of the crime of "extortion"?

    A) Obtain property by threatening to accuse of crime
    B) Obtain property by threatening to reveal
    C) Obtain property by threatening to physically hurt
    D) All of these answers
    D) All of these answers
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  163. How many counties are in this state?

    A) 53
    B) 50
    C) 55
    D) 58
    D) 58
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  164. What do the initials "B & P" stand for?

    A) None of these answers
    B) Business and Practices Code
    C) Business and Professional Standards
    D) Business and Professions Code
    D) Business and Professions Code
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  165. What is "pandering"?

    A) None of these answers
    B) To obtain for illegal sale
    C) To trespass for illegal gain
    D) To procure for prostitution
    D) To procure for prostitution
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  166. Explain "iodine fuming"

    A) Fingerprinting
    B) None of these answers
    C) Breathed medication for internal lung damage
    D) Search for ventilation leaks
    A) Fingerprinting
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  167. Explain "check kiting"

    A) Writing bad checks from a person's account(s) to his other account(s) in a continuing "circle", with funds never really being in any account.
    B) None of these answers
    C) Putting a hold on a series of checks
    D) Stopping payment on a series of checks
    A) Writing bad checks from a person's account(s) to his other account(s) in a continuing "circle", with funds never really being in any account.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  168. What do the initials "A.K.A." stand for?

    A) Additionally Known As
    B) None of these answers
    C) Alternative Knowledge Associated
    D) Also Known As
    D) Also Known As
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  169. If a PI has a subpoena to serve on someone who has left the United States, how should the PI proceed?

    A) Send papers to area PI, PI to serve
    B) All of these answers
    C) Go to where person is, and serve
    B) All of these answers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  170. Who makes changes to the Penal Code?

    A) Superior Court
    B) Congress
    C) Legislature
    D) Assembly
    C) Legislature
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  171. What does the term "perjury" means?

    A) Lying
    B) Lying about a case
    C) Lying under oath
    D) None of these answers
    C) Lying under oath
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  172. If during a witness interview, the PI realizes that the witness is intoxicated, what should the PI do?

    A) Continue to finish, do not mention intoxication
    B) None of these answers
    C) Continue to finish, noting intoxication
    D) Immediately discontinue
    D) Immediately discontinue
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  173. How could a PI legally obtain NCIC and CII records?

    A) Only to dispute a criminal conviction
    B) By court order only
    C) If for criminal defense only
    D) None of these answers
    B) By court order only
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  174. What does the term "adulterate" mean?

    A) Change
    B) None of these answers
    C) Hide
    D) Influence
    A) Change
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  175. What document contains most of the rules that a collector or collection agency must follow?

    A) F.C.R.A.
    B) None of these answers
    C) F.O.I.A.
    D) F.D.C.R.
    A) F.C.R.A.
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  176. What prevents a PI from allowing the PI's employees to advertise themselves to the public as investigators?

    A) The B&P Code Private Investigator Act
    B) The State Penal Code or state statute
    C) Nothing-they can advertise as a PI's employees
    A) The B&P Code Private Investigator Act
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  177. What factors are involved in determining the distance at which to follow a person / vehicle?

    A) Traffic, case date, and age of Subject
    B) Weather, traffic, and Subject alertness
    C) Weather, road speed, and case date
    B) Weather, traffic, and Subject alertness
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  178. What restrictions, if any, are there regarding a PI providing the residence address of a peace officer to a client?

    A) Can not do maliciously
    B) Can do only if in connection with a court judgement
    C) Can never do
    A) Can not do maliciously
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  179. If a PI's report says bad things about a Subject, and the bad things can not be proven later, what type of lawsuit could the Subject bring against the PI?

    A) Defamation
    B) All of these answers
    C) Lost Earnings
    D) Libel
    B) All of these answers
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  180. What is "coining"?

    A) Asian culture technique of rubbing heated coin on sick person's spine, marks mistaken for abuse
    B) Coins on sidewalk to make victim stop to pick-up
    C) Shaving off edges of silver coins for scrap
    A) Asian culture technique of rubbing heated coin on sick person's spine, marks mistaken for abuse
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  181. What legal documents can be sub-served?

    A) All documents except subpoena, after due diligence
    B) All documents, after due diligence
    C) Most documents, after due diligence
    C) Most documents, after due diligence
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  182. Where would a PI obtain information regarding a piece of industrial equipment?

    A) Industry trade groups
    B) All of these answers
    C) Operator's manual
    D) Manufacturer
    B) All of these answers
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  183. What restrictions, if any, are involved in investigating a person's medical history / background?

    A) Medical Confidentiality Assurance Laws
    B) Doctor / patient confidentiality
    C) Medical record restriction Law
    B) Doctor / patient confidentiality
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  184. What are typical methods of determining a person's financial status?

    A) All of these answers
    B) Credit Report
    C) Follow to work, find position and pay rate
    D) Ask neighbors
    E) Look through trash
    A) All of these answers
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  185. What is the difference between cases dismissed "with prejudice" and those dismissed "without prejudice"?

    A) With = action can not ever be refiled
    Without = action can be refiled later
    B) With = action can be refiled later
    Without = action can not
    A) With = action can not ever be refiledWithout = action can be refiled later
  186. Where are U.C.C. records kept?

    A) Secretary of State
    B) Secretary of Corporations
    A) Secretary of State
  187. Who can not be convicted of a crime?

    A) All of these answers
    B) Mentally retarded persons
    C) Persons under age of reasoning
    D) Foreign government diplomats
    A) All of these answers
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  188. What is a "decedent"?

    A) Disgusting person
    B) Disappointed person (lawsuit)
    C) Dead person
    C) Dead person
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  189. If a PI license is revoked due to "mental illness", how and when, if ever, may it be reinstated?

    A) Per director
    B) Per statutes
    A) Per director
  190. If a peace officer orders a PI to immediately assist in a situation, must the PI assist, by any law?

    A) Yes
    B) No
    A) Yes
  191. If a person points an unloaded firearm at a PI, what crime has been committed, and is this a felony or misdemeanor?

    A) Battery with a firearm - Misdemeanor
    B) Brandishing a weapon - Felony
    C) Assault with a deadly weapon - Felony
    C) Assault with a deadly weapon - Felony
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  192. Name reasons that an interview should be performed away from the interviewee's business or residence

    A) So interviewee is less confortable and has less distractions
    B) So interviewee has less distractions
    C) So interviewee has less chance to lie
    D) So interviewee is less confortable
    A) So interviewee is less confortable and has less distractions
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  193. What lawsuits could be brought against a PI?

    A) Libel, Slander, Defamation and all others
    B) Libel, Slander, and defamation only
    C) Libel, Slander, Defamation, and harassing
    A) Libel, Slander, Defamation and all others
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  194. What is the best method to use during the taking of a written statement to prevent later denial of statement?

    A) Required ID at start
    B) Each paragraph initialed
    B) Each paragraph initialed
  195. What do the initials "F.B.I." stand for?

    A) Federal Broker Institute
    B) Federal Balance Insured
    C) Federal Bureau of Investigation
    C) Federal Bureau of Investigation
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  196. In this state, what is the waiting period for delivery of a purchased handgun?

    A) 10 days
    B) 15 dyas
    C) 11 days
    D) 5 days
    A) 10 days
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  197. What does the term "abscond" mean?

    A) To steal
    B) To hide
    C) To take
    B) To hide
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  198. Where would a PI obtain copies of reports and pamplets printed by the U.S. Government?

    A) U.S. Government Printing Office
    B) U.S. Government Information Center
    C) U.S. Government Research Center
    A) U.S. Government Printing Office
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  199. What government agency deals with counterfeit money?

    A) F.B.I.
    B) National Insurance Crime Bureau
    C) Secret Service
    C) Secret Service
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  200. What does the term "in camera" mean?

    A) Videotaped testimony
    B) Hearing in Judge's chambers
    C) Testimony via closed-circuit television
    B) Hearing in Judge's chambers
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  201. Working undercover, the PI sees an employee concealing company property under his shirt. When should the employee be confronted and/or arrested?

    A) Determined by value of item(s) concealed
    B) At time concealment occurrs
    C) After leaving premises with property concealed
    C) After leaving premises with property concealed
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  202. What is a "mandamus"?

    A) Temporary ("working copy") of death certificate
    B) Writ from a higher court
    C) Previously known as a "quit claim deed"
    B) Writ from a higher court
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  203. What two permits is a PI required to obtain in order to carry a concealed firearm while working as a PI?

    A) CCW & BSIS FQ card
    B) CCW & BSIS PI license
    A) CCW & BSIS FQ card
  204. Which is "purer" gold- 10k or 14k?

    A) 10k
    B) 14k
    B) 14k
  205. What does the term "corpus delecti" mean?

    A) Derivative of a corpse
    B) Dead body only
    C) Dead body or a burned-down house
    C) Dead body or a burned-down house
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  206. What term might a PI expect to encounter during a death investigation?

    A) Rope burns
    B) Fingerprints
    C) Blunt trauma
    D) Lividity
    E) All of these answers
    E) All of these answers
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  207. Are there any exceptions allowing an employer to pay less than "minimum wage"?

    A) Yes
    B) No
    A) Yes
  208. What is "kleptomania"?

    A) Irresistible urge to steal
    B) Irresistible urge to hide
    C) Irresistible urge to lie
    A) Irresistible urge to steal
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  209. What do the initials "I.B.M." stand for?

    A) Industry Basic Measurements
    B) International Business Machines
    C) International Based Machines
    B) International Business Machines
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  210. What does the term "malfeasance" mean?

    A) Evil doing
    B) Both, Evil doing and Ill conduct
    C) Ill conduct
    B) Both, Evil doing and Ill conduct
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  211. What is the primary goal of an investigation?

    A) Obtain evidence to disprove a claim
    B) To obtain the truth
    B) To obtain the truth
  212. What would be a good type of vehicle to use for a long-term stationary surveillance?

    A) Car with large rear seat
    B) Van with small windows
    C) Economy car
    D) Sports car
    B) Van with small windows
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  213. What would a PI find in the "Poor's Registry"?

    A) Real Property
    B) Savings Bonds
    C) Stocks
    C) Stocks
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  214. What is an "acquittal"?

    A) Not guilty due to lack of evidence
    B) Found not guilty
    C) Found innocent
    C) Found innocent
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  215. What is the diameter of a bullet known as?

    A) Caliber
    B) Millimeter
    C) Wound channel
    A) Caliber
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  216. What do the initials "D.B.A." stand for?

    A) Doing Business As
    B) Dunn & Brastreet Accreditation
    C) Dunn & Bradstreet Associates
    A) Doing Business As
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  217. What is a "fraudulent transfer"?

    A) Hide or transfer property to defraud creditor
    B) Wire transfer of funds involving embezzlement
    A) Hide or transfer property to defraud creditor
  218. What state or federal agency licenses collection agencies?

    A) D.O.C.A.
    B) None
    C) B.S.I.S.
    D) F.C.R.A.
    B) None
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  219. If, while using a "zoom" lens on a 35mm camera, you "zoom" it to it's "lowest" number, how will the photo be different than at it's "highest" zoom number?

    A) Lower number- wider scene in photo, but Subject smaller; higher number- thinner scene in photo, but Subject larger
    B) Lower number- thinner scene in photo, but Subject larger; higher number- wider scene in photo, but Subject smaller
    A) Lower number- wider scene in photo, but Subject smaller; higher number- thinner scene in photo, but Subject larger
  220. What does the term "misfeasance" mean?

    A) Improper performance of an act which a person may lawfully do
    B) Release of liability
    A) Improper performance of an act which a person may lawfully do
  221. What does the term "ex post facto" mean?

    A) Extra facts
    B) After the fact
    C) Final posting
    B) After the fact
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  222. If an applicant for a PI license fails the written test, what is the next step in the licensing process?

    A) Re-apply for license
    B) Apply and pay for re-test
    B) Apply and pay for re-test
  223. Is U.S. citizenship a requirement for a PI license?

    A) Yes
    B) No
    B) No
  224. If a PI's undercover agent is being paid a salary by the PI's client plus a weekly fee by the PI, is the PI required to withhold taxes on the weekly fee?

    A) Yes
    B) No
    A) Yes
  225. What determines if investigative experience qualifies towards taking the PI license test?

    A) If past employer certifies that your position was titled "Investigator"
    B) If experience meets list supplied by licensing agency
    B) If experience meets list supplied by licensing agency
  226. For a PI to obtain the license required to offer bodyguard services, what experience must the PI prove to possess?

    A) One year investigative experience
    B) One year security experience
    B) One year security experience
  227. If a PI obtains information from a priest regarding a murder, must the PI keep the information confidential?

    A) Yes
    B) No
    B) No
  228. What is the difference in renewing an expired PI license that is one year expired to one that is three years expired?

    A) After three years expired, can not be renewed
    B) $125 versus $175
    C) No difference
    A) After three years expired, can not be renewed
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  229. When does a PI license typically expire?

    A) Every other May 31
    B) Every May 31
    C) Every year, on assigned date
    D) Every two years, on assigned date
    D) Every two years, on assigned date
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  230. If a person identifies herself as being the wife of a person to be served lawsuit papers, when can she be served instead?

    A) After 3 attempts to serve
    B) Immediately
    C) After 5 attempts to serve
    A) After 3 attempts to serve
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  231. Are PIs allowed to complete Bureau-supplied fingerprint cards for applicants seeking State-issued permits and licenses?

    A) Yes
    B) No
    A) Yes
  232. If an attorney instructs a PI to obtain a photograph of a large crack in the sidewalk where his client has shown the PI he tripped on, and then the attorney says "Photograph this (larger) crack instead", what should the PI do?

    A) Take the photograph as requested
    B) Refuse to take the photograph
    A) Take the photograph as requested
  233. Where does an applicant apply for Workers' Compensation?

    A) California Employment Development
    B) Workers' Compensation Appeals Board
    C) Federal Unemployment Assistance
    A) California Employment Development
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  234. Can a PI videotape or photograph physical activity occurring in a fenced private backyard by holding the photography equipment above the top of the fence from an alley behind the property?

    A) Yes
    B) No
    B) No
  235. What does the term "triangulation" mean?

    A) Type of transmitter detection
    B) A bodyguard formation
    C) Crime scene evidence location measurement
    C) Crime scene evidence location measurement
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  236. How does a bank verify a signature on a check?

    A) Compare to their copy of writer's drivers license
    B) Compare to writer's signature card
    B) Compare to writer's signature card
  237. If a PI takes a photograph of an accident scene, then steps closer to the scene and switches to a wider-angle lens on the camera, what will change?

    A) Angle
    B) Nothing
    C) Perspective
    C) Perspective
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  238. What would be the primary reason, if any, a PI would obtain a County-issued process server registration, when a PI license typically exempts the PI from needing it?

    A) There is no reason for a PI to obtain it
    B) There are a couple of documents that if served by a private person, that person must be a bonded & registered process server unless the court prearranges the server
    C) Lowest cost method to become "bonded"
    B) There are a couple of documents that if served by a private person, that person must be a bonded & registered process server unless the court prearranges the server
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  239. Under what circumstance (s) is it permissible to record a telephone conversation?

    A) If all parties to the conversation give consent
    B) If a major crime is involved (extortion, etc)
    C) All of these answers
    C) All of these answers
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  240. What determines if a location is a "public place"?

    A) If anyone is free to come and go
    B) If it has posted "open" hours
    C) If "cover charge" is same for any person
    A) If anyone is free to come and go
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  241. What is an "interrogatory"?

    A) Written series of questions for fraud cases
    B) Written series of questions for discovery
    C) Written series of questions for criminal cases
    B) Written series of questions for discovery
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  242. How much time is allowed to complete the written PI licensing test?

    A) 120 minutes
    B) 60 minutes
    C) 100 minutes
    A) 120 minutes
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  243. What does the term "et al" mean?

    A) First party
    B) Each separately
    C) And others
    C) And others
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  244. Name some different shapes and "cuts" of gemstones

    A) Round
    B) Pear
    C) Baguette
    D) All of these answers
    D) All of these answers
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  245. If all the document evidence needed for a case is obtained by a PI solely by use of subpoena powers, has the PI performed the PI's duties correctly?

    A) Yes
    B) No
    A) Yes
  246. Where is a car's vehicle identification number located?

    A) Most are on the driver side door post
    B) Mos are on passenger side of dashboard
    C) Most are on the driver side of dashboard
    C) Most are on the driver side of dashboard
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  247. Explain the term "reverse discrimination"

    A) Bias against one class to correct discrimination against another class
    B) Bias against one class to correct discrimination against that class
    A) Bias against one class to correct discrimination against another class
  248. What does the adjective "latent" mean?

    A) Magnified
    B) Selected
    C) Hidden
    C) Hidden
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  249. What are the typical steps involved in a routine traffic accident investigation?

    A) All of these answers
    B) Measure skidmarks
    C) Obtain photographs of scene
    D) Interview witnesses
    A) All of these answers
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  250. What investigative-related duties can be done for the public by a person not possessing a PI license?

    A) Collections and Surveillance
    B) Process serving, and locates using public records
    C) Collections and backgrounds using public records
    • Process serving, and locates using public records
    • Collections and backgrounds using public records
  251. How can the actual "point-of-impact" be determined at a car accident scene?

    A) Debris
    B) Victim statement
    C) Skidmarks
    A) Debris
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  252. Why should information obtained by a PI for a client's side of a court case, that could actually hurt the client's case, not be included in the written report?

    A) The opposing side will see it during discovery
    B) The PI can not provide data that damages a client
    A) The opposing side will see it during discovery
  253. Why should information obtained by a PI for a client's side of a court case, that could actually hurt the client's case, be thoroughly and accurately delivered verbally to the client or his attorney?

    A) So the client's side can prepare for the possibility that the opposing side might learn it.
    B) So that the opposing side will not learn about during discovery
    C) All of these answers
    C) All of these answers
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  254. The car belonging to the PI's client was "rear-ended" by another car when briefly stopped in the middle of a city block. The PI's examination of the client's car revealed that both of the brake-light bulbs were no good. What should, and should not, the PI do?

    A) Should report to client verbally, should not fix brake light bulbs or report about it in writing.
    B) Should report to client both verbally and in writing, should not fix brake light bulbs.
    A) Should report to client verbally, should not fix brake light bulbs or report about it in writing.
  255. What agency regulates chiropractors?

    A) Board of Chiropractors
    B) Medical Practices Board
    A) Board of Chiropractors
  256. If a municipal court case is "appealed", what court will be hearing the appeal?

    A) Superior
    B) Municipal
    C) Federal
    A) Superior
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  257. If the PI's client is a friend or relative, and the PI is asked by the client to lie in court, what should the PI do?

    A) Do it
    B) Report this request to both sides
    C) Do not do it
    C) Do not do it
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  258. Should a PI notify a client if a witness changes his story on a murder case?

    A) Yes
    B) No
    A) Yes
  259. What is the formula used to determine speed from skid marks?

    A) ???????
    A) ???????
  260. While working in an undercover situation, is it better to go to jail or "blow" your cover?

    A) Go to jail
    B) Blow your cover
    ?????????
  261. What is a "vantage point"?

    A) Surveillance position
    B) Advantage due to experience
    C) Advantageous situation
    A) Surveillance position
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  262. If a PI obtains cocaine as part of a case from an employee who is suspected, why must the cocaine be immediately delivered to local law enforcement?

    A) PI could be accused of using some
    B) PI can not store contraband
    B) PI can not store contraband
  263. What is the dollar amount of a process server bond?

    A) $2000
    B) $500
    C) $1000
    A) $2000
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  264. Where could a PI find the laws regarding the use of tape recorders?

    A) Penal Code
    B) All of these answers
    C) California Civil Code
    D) Federal Communications Commission
    B) All of these answers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  265. Explain the jewelry terms "carats" and "points".

    A) Gemstone measurement - There are 100 carats in one point
    B) Gemstone measurement - There are 100 points in one carat
    B) Gemstone measurement - There are 100 points in one carat
  266. When taking photographs of an intersection where an accident had previously occurred, at what height should the camera be held for the majority of shots?

    A) Possible witness (pedestrian) eye level
    B) 5' above street level
    C) Average eye level of drivers
    C) Average eye level of drivers
  267. When a PI is hired to do a "bar check", what is the PI usually asked to do?

    A) Check for bartenders and waitresses stealing
    B) Check for intoxicated patrons
    C) Check for underage patrons
    A) Check for bartenders and waitresses stealing
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  268. Where would a PI go to find record of all lawsuits against a person or company?

    A) Federal and Superior courts
    B) Small claims and Municipal courts
    C) All of these answers
    D) Workers' Compensation filings
    C) All of these answers
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  269. What is a "derivative reference"?

    A) A chemical derived from a breakdown analysis
    B) When someone listed as a reference on a credit card or employment application tells of another person who also knows the applicant
    B) When someone listed as a reference on a credit card or employment application tells of another person who also knows the applicant
  270. What do the initials "O.S.C." stand for?

    A) Order to Separate Causes
    B) Order to Show Cause
    C) Order to Seal Case
    B) Order to Show Cause
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  271. What state agency regulates rea estate brokers?

    A) C.R.E.L.B.
    B) D.O.C.A.
    C) C.R.E.B.
    B) D.O.C.A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  272. Explain "Progressive visibility photos".

    A) Series of photos using incrementally
    B) Series of photos, each using the same lens setting but incrementally getting closer to target
    B) Series of photos, each using the same lens setting but incrementally getting closer to target
  273. What do the initials "F.O.I.A." stand for?

    A) Freedom of Information Act
    B) Federal Office of Information Assistance
    C) Fair Order for Indigences Act
    A) Freedom of Information Act
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  274. If a witness to an accident is unfavorable to the PI's client, and the PI encourages or bribes the witness to not testify, what crime did the PI commit?

    A) Obstruction of Justice
    B) Witness Intimidation
    C) Witness Tampering
    D) Both, Obstruction of Justice and Witness Intimidation
    D) Both, Obstruction of Justice and Witness Intimidation
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  275. What is a "rap sheet"?

    A) Credit history
    B) Criminal history
    C) Civil history
    B) Criminal history
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  276. Give examples of "unsecured property".

    A) Business inventory
    B) Motorhomes
    C) Motorhomes and Business inventory
    D) Large personal coin collection
    C) Motorhomes and Business inventory
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  277. What government agency regulates "Notary Publics"?

    A) Federal Notary Registry
    B) Secretary of State
    C) California Notary Assurance Board
    B) Secretary of State
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  278. What is the statue of limitations for filing a civil case?

    A) One year
    B) Two years
    C) Three years
    A) One year
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  279. What do the initials "N.T.S.B." stand for?

    A) National Traffic Security Board
    B) Narcotic Trafficking Special Bureau
    C) National Transportation Safety Board
    C) National Transportation Safety Board
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  280. What are "impending marks"?

    A) Skidmarks that had involved a wet surface
    B) Arc-shaped skidmarks, usually at turns
    C) The broken start of a full skidmark
    C) The broken start of a full skidmark
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  281. Explain "piercing the corporate veil".

    A) For cases involving fraud or crime
    B) Removing the protection normally afforded to officers of a corporation
    C) Identifying the normally secret identities of the officers of a corporation
    B) Removing the protection normally afforded to officers of a corporation
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  282. What do the initials "C. & R." stand for?

    A) Counsel and rectify
    B) Compromise and release
    B) Compromise and release
  283. What item(s) of clothing or accessories should a PI wear while performing a "blue-collar bar check"?

    A) Jacket
    B) Business suit
    C) Baseball hat
    D) Sunglasses
    C) Baseball hat
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  284. What is a "guardian ad litem"?

    A) Court appointed to represent a dead person
    B) Court appointed to represent an infant or unborn
    C)Court appointed to represent a senile person
    B) Court appointed to represent an infant or unborn
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  285. What does the term "malice" mean?

    A) Wrongdoing with the intent of financial gain
    B) Intentional wrongdoing
    C) Intent to kill
    B) Intentional wrongdoing
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  286. What is the most important evidence in a burglary?

    A) Possession of stolen items
    B) Modus Operandi
    C) Fingerprints
    D) Witnesses
    C) Fingerprints
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  287. How should a PI interview a minor?

    A) If possible, in the presence of the minor's parent
    B) Using words and terms that the minor understands
    C) Both answers
    C) Both answers
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  288. If a photograph of evidence is to be used in lieu of the actual evidence, what might also be required?

    A) Other photos from same roll
    B) Testimony from photographer
    C) Negatives
    B) Testimony from photographer
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  289. What do the initials "F.I.C.A." stand for?

    A) Fair Insurance Contribution Act
    B) Federal Insurance Contribution Act
    C) Federal Institute for Control Actions
    B) Federal Insurance Contribution Act
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  290. What lens should be used on a 35mm still camera to photograph a completely accessible accident scene?

    A) 50mm
    B) 80mm
    C) 28mm
    D) 100mm
    A) 50mm
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  291. What is the most important piece of information to obtain regarding a car accident?

    A) Weather report
    B) License plate
    C) Description
    B) License plate
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  292. Is it acceptable to obtain evidence of a Workers' Compensation claimant's physical activity from an airplane if the activity is occurring in the Claimant's fenced backyard?

    A) Yes
    B) No
    B) No
  293. What occurs at an "arraignment"?

    A) Conviction or acquittal is obtained
    B) Accused is asked to make a plead
    C) Both charges are read AND accused is asked to make a plead
    D) Charges read
    C) Charges are read AND accused is asked to make a plead
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  294. What is a "docket"?

    A) Court record
    B) Conviction list
    C) Rap sheet
    A) Court record
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  295. What do the initials "N.C.I.C." stand for?

    A) National Consumer Information Center
    B) National Crime Information Center
    C) National Civil Information Computer
    B) National Crime Information Center
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  296. If a person is not a licensed PI, how many services of process per year can that person do without being a registered process server?

    A) 3
    B) 6
    C) 10
    D) 12
    D) 12
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  297. What do the intials "W.C.A.B." stand for?

    A) Workers' Compensation Alternatives Bureau
    B) Workers' Compensation Application Bureau
    C) Workers' Compensation Appeals Board
    C) Workers' Compensation Appeals Board
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  298. What does a PI complete & sign after serving a subpoena?

    A) Proof-of-service
    B) Declaration
    C) Affirmation
    A) Proof-of-service ?
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  299. What is the often-used law enforcement term that means "stake-out"?

    A) Code-5
    B) Stand-by
    C) Squatter
    A) Code-5
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  300. What is the name of this state's current Governor?

    A) Jerry Brown
    B) Michael Dukakis
    C) Arnold Schwarzenegger
    A) Jerry Brown
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  301. What is the time limit after an occurrence in which to sue a State agency for the occurrence?

    A) 2 years
    B) 1 year
    C) 3 years
    B) 1 year ?
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  302. Does this state allow a PI license be issued to a residence address?

    A) Yes
    B) No
    A) Yes
  303. What is "buggery"?

    A) Sodomy
    B) Attack
    C) Harassment
    A) Sodomy
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  304. What restrictions are there on obtaining items from a subject's personal trash cans?

    A) Do not trespass
    B) Do not take container
    C) Both, do not trespass and do not take container
    D) Do not read discarded mail
    C) Both, do not trespass and do not take container
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  305. Are the terms "Private Investigator" and "Private Detective" both usable by licensees?

    A) Yes
    B) No
    A) Yes
  306. What is the "Jencks Act"?

    A) Federal criminal defendant can access government documents to impeach other's prior statements
    B) Federal civil defendant can access government documents to impeach other's prior statements
    A) Federal criminal defendant can access government documents to impeach other's prior statements
  307. In most instances, can a motor vehicle stop faster on concrete or asphalt?

    A) Concrete
    B) Asphalt
    ?
  308. What state agency would a PI contact to obtain information regarding compensation of employees?

    A) Board of Equalization
    B) Health Department
    C) Department of Labor
    D) Labor Board
    D) Labor Board
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  309. What does the term "subrosa" mean?

    A) Surveillance
    B) Fraud
    C) Below street level
    A) Surveillance
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  310. What guarantees all criminal defendants to have the right to representation (legal assistance)?

    A) Penal Code
    B) Constitution or an Amendment
    B) Constitution or an Amendment
  311. What is the difference between the terms "intrastate" and "interstate"?

    A) Intrastate: within one state
    Interstate: between two or more states
    B) Intrastate: between two or more states
    Interstate: within one state
    A) Intrastate: within one stateInterstate: between two or more states
  312. Is a PI required to be bonded?

    A) Yes
    B) No
    B) No
  313. If a PI finds a piece of evidence in connection to a product liability case, what is the most important thing to immediately do with that piece of evidence?

    A) Present it to the court
    B) Request a hold on case proceedings until analyzed
    C) Mark it with an identifying mark other than an "x"
    C) Mark it with an identifying mark other than an "x"
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  314. If a PI asks a person to lie under oath in court, what crime has that PI committed?

    A) Witness intimidation
    B) Subornation of perjury
    B) Subornation of perjury
  315. Must a PI "withhold" from the check of a person who works infrequently/occasionally for the PI?

    A) Yes
    B) No
    A) Yes
  316. When are grown children legally responsible for the care of their elderly parents?

    A) When parent(s) can not physically or mentally care for themselves
    B) When grown child(ren) is the primary caregiver
    B) When grown child(ren) is the primary caregiver
  317. What are the elements of the crime of "assault"?

    A) an intentional act by one person that creates an apprehension in another of an imminent harmful or offensive contact
    B) Threats of violence
    A) an intentional act by one person that creates an apprehension in another of an imminent harmful or offensive
  318. If a PI is subpoenaed to court to give testimony regarding a case that the PI long ago worked on, must the original client pay the PI for "court time"?

    A) Yes
    B) No
    B) No
  319. Under what exceptions may someone qualify to take the PI license test while possessing less than the typically required hours of investigative experience?

    A) Federal agent agency
    B) Certain education degrees
    C) Peace officer experience
    B) Certain education degrees
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  320. What is the current legal minimum wage that can be paid to employees?

    A) $5.25
    B) $4.15
    C) $8.00
    D) $3.35
    C) $8.00
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  321. What is an "invisible laundry mark", and how is it discovered?

    A) Striations left by commercial washing machines
    B) Cleaners that put unseen markings inside some better garment pieces; seen only with a "black" light
    B) Cleaners that put unseen markings inside some better garment pieces; seen only with a "black" light
  322. What do the initials "T.R.O." stand for?

    A) Temporary Restraint Order
    B) Total Recall Order
    C) Temporary Restraining Order
    C) Temporary Restraining Order
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  323. What is the formula for obtaining the time of death by using the temperature of a decedent's liver?

    A) 1 to 1/12 per hour
    B) 2 to 21/2 per hour
    A) 1 to 1/12 per hour
  324. Why should a PI's library contain rule books and law books such as the Vehicle Code and the Penal Code?

    A) To assure legality
    B) To verify act not legal
    C) All of these answers
    D) For accuracy in reports
    C) All of these answers
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  325. What is a "tort"?

    A) Criminal filing
    B) Civil wrong
    C) Civil order
    B) Civil wrong
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  326. What, if any, restrictions are there regarding the time of day or night that a PI can serve legal (civil) process?

    A) None
    B) Not after 10 p.m. or before 6 a.m.
    A) None
  327. What type of insurance must all employers have?

    A) Liability
    B) Injury
    C) Worker's Compensation
    C) Worker's Compensation
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  328. Why is information obtained from a young child often less accurate than that from an adult?

    A) Children lie to make themselves look good
    B) Children are easily misled and/or confused
    C) Children are afraid to talk without parental help
    B) Children are easily misled and/or confused
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  329. Where can a PI obtain the appraised value of a piece of property and/or any structure on it?

    A) Tax Assesor
    B) Zoning
    C) Real Estate Board
    A) Tax Assesor
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  330. How long does derogatory information remain on a person's credit profile?

    A) 2 years, except 7 years for bankruptcy
    B) 5 years, except 7 years for bankruptcy
    C) 7 years, except 10 years for bankruptcy
    C) 7 years, except 10 years for bankruptcy
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  331. What are the steps in obtaining a county-issued Process Server Registration?

    A) Get a bond, pass a test, pay fee, receive card
    B) Get a bond, pay fee, received card
    B) Get a bond, pay fee, received card
  332. What licensing, registration, or regulating of "bounty hunters" exists?

    A) None
    B) Same as PPO
    C) Same as PI
    A) None
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  333. What is "surveillance"?

    A) To watch and monitor
    B) To record
    A) To watch and monitor
  334. Explain "bait & switch"

    A) Offer special price on item, then it not be available but a slightly more expensive item is
    B) Offer to repair item at a special price, then extras are found to be "needed"
    A) Offer special price on item, then it not be available but a slightly more expensive item is
  335. What is the "Mann Act"?

    A) Worker's compensation anti-discrimination
    B) Anti-slavery, anti-prostitution
    B) Anti-slavery, anti-prostitution
  336. What is the formula used to compute feet-per-second from miles-per-hour?

    A) MPH x 0.8618
    B) MPH x 0.6818
    C) MPH x 0.7525
    B) MPH x 0.6818
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  337. What is the formula used to compute miles-per-hour from feet-per-second?

    A) FPS x 1.47
    B) FPS x 1.528
    C) FPS x 1.223
    A) FPS x 1.47
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  338. Where are Worker's Compensation claims heard?

    A) Claims Board
    B) Superior Court
    C) Worker's Compensation Appeals Board
    C) Worker's Compensation Appeals Board
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  339. When attempting to obtain a P.I. license, are there any options to taking the written test?

    A) No
    B) Verbal alternative available
    B) Verbal alternative available
  340. When sub-serving legal process, what determines if the person sub-served is "competent"?

    A) If resident or employee of the address
    B) If at least 18 and has some connection to there
    B) If at least 18 and has some connection to there
  341. Explain how to perform a "due diligence" assignment

    A) Exhaust all typical methods of locating assets
    B) Exhaust all typical methods of locating a person
    C) Exhaust all typical methods of locating property
    B) Exhaust all typical methods of locating a person
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  342. What is a "liber"?

    A) Library of Congress file
    B) Book of real estate deeds
    C) Court docket
    B) Book of real estate deeds
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  343. What is "barratry"?

    A) Bankruptcy
    B) Attorney or legal representative
    C) Filing of nuisance suits
    C) Filing of nuisance suits
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  344. Can a subpoena be sub-served?

    A) Yes?
    B) No?
    A) Yes?
  345. What does the term "impeach" mean?

    A) Take away
    B) Remove
    C) Discredit
    C) Discredit
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  346. DMV driver histories are available for what lengths of time into the past?

    A) 3 years
    B) 5 years
    C) 7 years
    D) All of these answers
    D) All of these answers
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  347. Do all criminal defendants have the right to a jury trial?

    A) Yes, except infractions
    B) No
    C) Yes
    A) Yes, except infractions
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  348. When is "stalking" an arrestable offense?

    A) When there is intent to harm
    B) When in violation of a court order
    C) All of these answers
    C) All of these answers
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  349. Are "estate" cases heard in municipal or superior court?

    A) Municipal
    B) Superior
    B) Superior
  350. What restrictions, if any, are there on a PI taking an out-of-state case?

    A) None
    B) Must have reciprocal agreement
    A) None
  351. Is a contested Worker's Compensation claim heard in state court or federal court?

    A) state
    B) federal
    A) state
  352. Do hours of process serving count as experience towards being permitted to take the PI license test?

    A) Yes
    B) No
    B) No
  353. What do the initials "D.C.A." stand for?

    A) Department of Consumer Assistance
    B) Department of Consumer Affairs
    C) Department of Consumer Applications
    B) Department of Consumer Affairs
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  354. What restrictions, if any, are there on the dollar amount charged by a PI?

    A) B and C
    B) None
    C) No more than $75.00 per hour for any field work
    D) No more than $50.00 per hour for Worker's Compensation field work
    B) None
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  355. What type of vehicle would be best to use for a moving surveillance?

    A) 4-wheel-drive truck
    B) Small sedan
    C) Van
    B) Small sedan
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  356. What does the term "quid pro quo" mean?

    A) You first, then me
    B) Something for Something
    B) Something for Something
  357. What is the difference between an "affidavit" and a "declaration"?

    A) Affidavit-sworn statement / Declaration-unsworn statement
    B) Affidavit-unsworn statement/ Declaration-sworn statement
    A) Affidavit-sworn statement / Declaration-unsworn statement
  358. What is "rigor mortis"?

    A) Settling of blood in dead body
    B) Time of death of dead body
    C) Stiffening of dead body
    C) Stiffening of dead body
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  359. What is the possible fine & punishment a person could receive for operating as a PI without a license?

    A) Up to $1,000 and/or up to one year in jail
    B) Up to $2,000 and/or up to one year in jail
    A) Up to $1,000 and/or up to one year in jail
  360. What is the youngest age at which someone could apply to take the PI license test?

    A) 21
    B) 16
    C) 18
    C) 18
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  361. What book of rules is known as the "C.C.C."?
    A) California Corporations Code
    B) Corporations Civil Code
    C) California Civil Code
    C) California Civil Code
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  362. If an attorney who is the client of a PI asks the PI to commit an illegal act, what should the PI do?
    A) Do it under attorney's authority
    B) Refuse
    C) Refuse, and report request
    B) Refuse
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  363. What are some possible indicators of "schizophrenia"?
    A) Kleptomania
    B) Paranoia
    C) Fear of travel
    B) Paranoia
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  364. What does the term "Subrogation" mean?
    A) Substitution, in a legal matter
    B) In a legal matter, sue any related party
    A) Substitution, in a legal matter
  365. What does the term "Prima Facie" mean?
    A) On it's face
    B) Face value
    C) At first appearance
    D) All of these answers
    D) All of these answers
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  366. If a firearm is found in connection to a shooting case, how should it be picked up?
    A) Pencil in trigger guard
    B) Pinch grips with two fingers
    C) Pencil in barrel
    A) Pencil in trigger guard
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  367. Why is it preferable to not use a "telephoto" or a "wide angle" lens on a camera being used to document an incident scene?
    A) All of these answers
    B) While OK for most photos, they actually slightly distort the image
    C) Only a "normal" focal length lens sees the same as a human eye, others have minor distort
    A) All of these answers
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  368. What is a "debtor"?
    A) Owes payment
    B) Deceased
    C) Under court order
    A) Owes payment
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  369. Explain the relationship between persons listed in a "grantee-grantor" index.
    A) Tenant/Landlord
    B) Buyer/Seller
    C) Taker/Giver
    B) Buyer/Seller
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  370. If an employee is "fired", when must the employer pay the employee all monies owed to the employee?
    A) Within 48 hours
    B) Before employee exits premises
    C) Within 24 hours
    B) Before employee exits premises
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  371. Can a PI use a convicted felon as an employee?
    A) Yes
    B) No
    A) Yes
  372. What does the term "battery" mean?
    A) Intentional and wrongful contact of a person
    B) Wrongful contact or damage to a person or object
    A) Intentional and wrongful contact of a person
  373. What agency regulates insurance companies?
    A) Department of Consumer Affairs
    B) Department of Insurance
    C) Department of Regulation
    B) Department of Insurance
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  374. Can photographs obtained by trespassing be used as evidence in a court matter?
    A) Yes
    B) No
    B) No
  375. What do the initials "F.C.R.A." stand for?
    A) Federal Credit and Reporting Act
    B) Fair Credit Reporting Act
    C) Federal Corrections and Rehabilitation Act
    B) Fair Credit Reporting Act
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  376. What state and local agencies maintain death records?
    A) All of these answers
    B) Recorder
    C) Department of Health
    D) Coroner
    A) All of these answers
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  377. What is a "demurrer"?
    A) Court order
    B) Objection to legal filing
    C) First step in an adoption proceeding
    B) Objection to legal filing
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  378. What records can be obtained at the Court Clerk's office?
    A) Most civil and criminal records
    B) Most civil records
    C) Most criminal records
    D) Disolutions only
    A) Most civil and criminal records
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  379. What is a "lis pendens"?
    A) Involves a pending lawsuit
    B) Involves a previous lawsuit
    A) Involves a pending lawsuit
  380. What does the term "exonerate" mean?
    A) Clearing
    B) Excused
    C) Exculpate
    D) Justified
    E) All of these answers
    E) All of these answers
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  381. What do the initials "F.O.I.A." stand for?
    A) Federal Office of Indian Assistance
    B) Federal Organization for Information Assistance
    C) Freedom Of Information Act
    C) Freedom Of Information Act
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  382. When is a PI permitted to perform bodyguard work, when only possessing a PI license?
    A) PIs are not allowed to perform protective duties
    B) Only if incidental to an investigation that the PI has been previously hired to perform
    C) If person has reasonable fear of injury or death
    B) Only if incidental to an investigation that the PI has been previously hired to perform
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  383. What do the initials "B.S.I.S." stand for?
    A) Bureau of Security and Investigative Services
    B) Bureau of Security and Information Services
    C) Bureau of Safety and Investigative Services
    A) Bureau of Security and Investigative Services
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  384. What are the restrictions on accessing a person's credit report / profile?
    A) For credit granting only
    B) For locating / skip tracing only
    C) For employment granting services
    D) Both for credit granting and employment granting services
    D) Both for credit granting and employment granting services
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  385. What does the "sub" in "sub-service" mean?
    A) Subliminal
    B) Subrogate
    C) Substitute
    C) Substitute
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  386. What is a "deponent"?
    A) Opponent in litigation
    B) Gives deposition
    C) Opposing view
    D) None of these answers
    B) Gives deposition
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  387. On a report about a person that is being investigated, what are the words typically used in place of that person's name?
    A) Suspect
    B) Suspect, Claimant and Subject
    C) Claimant and Subject
    D) Claimant
    E) Subject
    B) Suspect, Claimant and Subject
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  388. What information does the post office have on file regarding their box holders?
    A) Physical address at time box obtained
    B) Type of entity using box
    C) All of these answers
    C) All of these answers
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  389. What government agency regulates repossession agencies?
    A) Public Utilities Commission
    B) Federally regulated
    C) None
    D) B.S.I.S.
    D) B.S.I.S.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  390. What does "lynching" mean?
    A) Seizing someone away from the lawful custody of a law enforcement agency
    B) Injure
    C) Escape
    D) Hanging
    A) Seizing someone away from the lawful custody of a law enforcement agency
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  391. What is the "Bertillion System"?
    A) Measuring body parts and their relationship to each other for identification of persons
    B) Classification of fingerprints
    A) Measuring body parts and their relationship to each other for identification of persons
  392. Explain the term "depth of field"
    A) Area involved in an evidence scene
    B) Front-to-rear focus in a photograph
    B) Front-to-rear focus in a photograph
  393. What document is required by a bank before the bank will open an account under a person's business name?
    A) Banking Business Name Certificate
    B) Financial agreements Filing
    C) Fictitious Business Name Filing
    C) Fictitious Business Name Filing
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  394. What should a PI do if he/she observes confirmed stolen property inside a residence or business?
    A) Report only to police
    B) PIs are required by statute to notify police
    C) Follow client's instructions
    C) Follow client's instructions
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  395. If a client offers a PI narcotics, what should the PI do?
    A) Refuse, then contact police
    B) Refuse
    C) Take, then contact police
    B) Refuse
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  396. What is "bigamy"?
    A) Extortion
    B) Cannibalism
    C) Married to more than one person at the same time
    C) Married to more than one person at the same time
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  397. What government agency regulates polygraphs operators?
    A) B.S.I.S.
    B) P.U.C.
    C) None
    C) None
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  398. What is the purpose of "pre-trial proceedings"?
    A) To save the court time
    B) To save the participants expense
    C) All of these answers
    C) All of these answers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  399. If you "abet" a person, what have you done?
    A) Help
    B) Encourage
    C) Obstruct
    B) Encourage
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  400. What does the term "intestate" mean?
    A) Within the borders of one state
    B) To die without a will
    C) Between two or more states
    B) To die without a will
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  401. What are some restrictions on the use of polygraphs?
    A) All of these answers
    B) Can not be a pre-employment condition
    C) 48 hour advance written notice
    A) All of these answers
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  402. What is the difference between "probation" and "parole"?
    A) Probation- after county jail time served. Parole- after state prison time served
    B) Probation- in lieu of or after county time served. Parole- after state prison time served
    B) Probation- in lieu of or after county time served. Parole- after state prison time served
  403. How might a PI locate the bank account of a person or a business?
    A) Ask person
    B) All of these answers
    C) Write person a check
    D) Look through the trash
    B) All of these answers
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  404. How often is this state's driver license renewed?
    A) 3 years
    B) 4 years
    C) 2 years
    B) 4 years
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  405. What is a "provisional" PI license?
    A) Applicant currently licensed in another state that has similar licensing requirements
    B) License for an investigation agency employee
    A) Applicant currently licensed in another state that has similar licensing requirements
  406. Can credit reporting agencies list criminal convictions on a person's credit profile?
    A) Yes
    B) No
    B) No
  407. What do the initials "S.D.T." stand for?
    A) Secret Deposit Total
    B) Southern District Time
    C) Subpoena Duces Tecum
    C) Subpoena Duces Tecum
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  408. Why should an informant be evaluated before being used?
    A) All of these answers
    B) To determine credibility
    C) To determine motive
    A) All of these answers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  409. What does the photography term "f-stop" mean?
    A) Aperture
    B) Film speed
    C) Field
    A) Aperture
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  410. When can a client be charged with a misdemeanor for using an unlicensed private investigator?
    A) Never
    B) After being notified in writing by B.S.I.S. that the PI is not licensed
    B) After being notified in writing by B.S.I.S. that the PI is not licensed
  411. When is someone considered an "employee"?
    A) If follows exact directions for work
    B) If doesn't have a license for that occupation
    C) If uses uniform and equipment of director
    D) If follows exact hours for work
    E) All of these answers
    E) All of these answers
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  412. What establishes "independent contractor" status?
    A) All of these answers
    B) Follows own hours and direction
    C) Is not sole client / work source
    D) Has license for that occupation
    A) All of these answers
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  413. When a check is endorsed with the payee's signature on it's reverse side, who can negotiate it?
    A) Anyone
    B) Anyone whose identification matches the signature
    C) Anyone who claims to be the signer
    A) Anyone
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  414. Where are Worker's Compensation records kept?
    A) Superior Court archives
    B) Worker's Compensation Appeals Board
    C) Worker's Compensation Files
    B) Worker's Compensation Appeals Board
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  415. If narcotics are found in the clothing of a person badly injured in an accident, what should be done?
    A) Take the narcotics
    B) Advise law enforcement and medical personnel
    C) Nothing
    B) Advise law enforcement and medical personnel
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  416. What information is available to PIs from DMV?
    A) Motor vehicles owned by any person
    B) Driver histories including address
    C) All of these answers
    D) Ownership and registered address of motor vehicles
    C) All of these answers
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  417. When are surveillances typically ended?
    A) At midnight
    B) When subject arrives at home
    C) When PI is spotted by subject
    C) When PI is spotted by subject
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  418. What are some steps in investigating a homocide case?
    A) Interview witnesses
    B) Take fingerprints
    C) Interview neighbors
    D) Do background on deceased
    E) All of these answers
    E) All of these answers
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  419. Is it acceptable for two PIs to agree to quote rates to the public only at or above a certain minimum?
    A) Yes
    B) No
    B) No
  420. If a PI accidentally faxes his / her work product to the attorney representing "the other side", and that report contains critical information that could hurt the side that the PI is working for, what should the PI do?
    A) Advise "PIs side"
    B) Advise "PIs side" and try to retrieve work product
    C) Nothing
    B) Advise "PIs side" and try to retrieve work product
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  421. What are some of the techniques that should be utilized when conducting a surveillance near a schoolyard?
    A) All of these answers
    B) Notify law enforcement in advance
    C) Notify school personnel in advance, if uninvolved
    A) All of these answers
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  422. How might the relationship between a PI and client be described?
    A) Long lasting
    B) Secret
    C) Fiduciary
    C) Fiduciary
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  423. If a co-worker antagonizes another at work, and gets his nose punched and broken, is the employer and / or his / her insurer responsible?
    A) Yes
    B) No
    A) Yes
  424. If while on a lunch break from jury duty, a juror is injured in a courthouse stairway fall, can the juror sue?
    A) Yes
    B) No
    A) Yes
  425. If a PI on surveillance is approached by police, must the PI identify the subject if asked to?
    A) Yes
    B) No
    B) No
  426. Besides the case-specific information, what should be discussed with a new client?
    A) Possible options and alternatives
    B) All of these answers
    C) Potential results
    B) All of these answers
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  427. If a felony criminal defendant representing himself (in pro per / acting as his own attorney) in court hires a PI, does the PI and that defendant client enjoy the "attorney-client privilege" (can not be compelled to reveal what the client said)?
    A) Yes
    B) No
    B) No
  428. Is it legal for a conversation in a restaurant to be tape recorded without consent given?
    A) Yes
    B) No
    A) Yes
  429. If an employee is performing a quick errand for his / her employer while en route to work, and has a serious car accident, is this a Worker's Compensation case?
    A) Yes
    B) No
    A) Yes
  430. Can an injured person sue both for Worker's Compensation and a related lawsuit on the same situation?
    A) Yes
    B) No
    A) Yes
  431. If a PI's auto accident case requires the PI to interview witnesses, and to get a weather report for the day of the accident, and to photograph the accident scene, which should be done first?
    A) Photograph accident scene
    B) Interview witnesses
    C) Get weather report
    A) Photograph accident scene
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  432. What are some sources to use in attempting to locate a person's residence?
    A) All of these answers
    B) Mail forwarding
    C) Court records
    D) Property ownership records
    E) Business name filing
    A) All of these answers
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  433. What government agency maintains detailed maps of sections of highways?
    A) Department of Transportation
    B) CalTrans
    C) C.H.P.
    A) Department of Transportation?
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  434. What is the "Medical Information Bureau"?
    A) State agency
    B) Federal agency
    C) Private agency
    C) Private agency
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  435. What is a "pretext"?
    A) A story tailored to use to assist on an assignment and another word for "ruse" or "gag"
    B) Another word for "ruse" or "gag"
    C) A story tailored to use to assist on an assignment
    D) Another word for "alias"
    E) Phony court documents
    A) A story tailored to use to assist on an assignment and another word for "ruse" or "gag"
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  436. Which, if any, traffic regulations can a PI violate if on a bonafide surveillance?
    A) No parking
    B) None
    C) Minimal speeding
    B) None
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  437. Which, if any, legal papers are PIs typically not authorized to serve?
    A) Bank levy
    B) Subpoenas
    C) Order to Appear for Examination
    D) Bank levy and Order to Appear for Examination
    D) Bank levy and Order to Appear for Examination
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  438. What is "Admiralty Law"?
    A) Law relating to marine commerce and navigation
    B) Rule relating to superior military rank authority
    A) Law relating to marine commerce and navigation
  439. Is a PI covered by the "attorney-client privilege" if while in a conference, the PI hears the defendant tell the attorney (which is the PI's client) that he has committed an uninvolved murder?
    A) Yes
    B) No
    B) Yes
  440. Which is the most common undercover assignment for private investigators?
    A) To report the job performance of supervisors
    B) To discover espionage at a client's business
    C) To determine the use or sale of drugs, drinking on the job and employee theft
    C) To determine the use or sale of drugs, drinking on the job and employee theft
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  441. At all times, unless the Case Director states otherwise, who should you take instructions from?
    A) Your Case Director or any person in management who knows you are undercover.
    B) The owner or manager of the place in which you are working undercover.
    C) The chairman of the board or chief executive officer.
    D) Your Case Director
    D) Your Case Director
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  442. If it is imperative that you contact your Case Director while at work, what should you do?
    A) Call from a pay phone at work
    B) Use any phone and talk in code
    C) Call from a company phone away from your immediate co-workers
    D) Carry a cellular phone and call from the restroom
    E) Avoid calling if possible, but if the call is urgent, use an excuse to make the call away from the business
    E) Avoid calling if possible, but if the call is urgent, use an excuse to make the call away from the business
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  443. What best describes the typical motives for employee theft?
    A) Temptation and easy opportunity to steal
    B) All of these answers
    C) The employee is underpaid and/or needs money to support a drug habit
    B) All of these answers
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  444. As an undercover agent you will usually be expected to complete the job site duties and divide your time working and "spying".
    A) Only if the work has to be done and a supervisor is watching you
    B) False
    C) True
    C) True
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  445. An undercover agent should...
    A) Dress to fill the role and have knowledge of the jod duties required
    B) Use foul language whenever possible to fit in
    C) Brag about his (cover story) arrest record
    D) Appear to be more intelligent than his co-workers
    E) Over dress for the role to impress his co-workers
    A) Dress to fill the role and have knowledge of the jod duties required
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  446. Usually, how often should you file a report with your Case Director?
    A) Bi-weekly
    B) Daily
    C) Weekly
    D) Only if you have pertinent information to report
    B) Daily
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  447. Your undercover role is basically to...
    A) Observe and report
    B) All of these answers
    C) Entrap the co-workers
    D) Gather evidence and make an arrest
    A) Observe and report
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  448. Which of the following should be used as an investigative tool on the job?
    A) A small camera to photograph evidence
    B) The agent's assignment sheet and names of the suspects
    C) A pocket tape recorder to dictate notes while no one is watching
    D) A small note-pad to take notes of observations
    E) None of these answers
    F) The agent's ID in case he is confronted by his co-workers
    E) None of these answers
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  449. You observe a co-worker committing a crime or violating the company's policy and you don't know the person's name, how will you report it?
    A) None of these answers, just omit this from the report since you don't know who he is
    B) Suspect's name is unknown
    C) Heard someone call him Bob, his hands are always dirty and he wears jeans
    D) Suspect is a male__approximately__years old, __feet, __inches, weighing about__lbs., working in the__department, drives a__license#__
    E) Suspect is white, black, hispanic, asian, etc...
    D) Suspect is a male__approximately__years old, __feet, __inches, weighing about__lbs., working in the__department, drives a__license#__
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  450. You observe what smells like alcohol in a co-worker's thermos. You should...
    A) Report your suspicion. (Need to back up with facts)
    B) Refrain from making a report until he drinks it and you smell alcohol on his breath
    C) Report him as a drunk
    A) Report your suspicion. (Need to back up with facts)
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  451. If an arrest is to be made on an industrial, undercover site, it should usually be done by...
    A) Your Case Director
    B) Arrests are never made by anyone without a court authorized phone tap corroborating the suspect's participation in the crime. A search warrant must be obtained before an arrest can be made
    C) The undercover agent
    D) The client or personnel manager
    E) Law Enforcement
    E) Law Enforcement
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  452. An undercover agent acts as the eyes and ears of the company.
    A) True
    B) False
    A) True
  453. In the state of California private investigators are regulated by the Department of:
    A) The Board of Equalization
    B) Department of Consumer Affairs and B.S.I.S.
    C) Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms
    D) Business and Professions
    B) Department of Consumer Affairs and B.S.I.S.
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  454. An employer-employee relationship, as defined in the B&P code, is one in which the employee must be listed on the payroll and be under the direction of the employer.

    A) True
    B) False
    A) True
  455. In the code the term "director" refers to:

    A) The head of "bureau"
    B) The head of Consumer Affairs
    C) The governor of California
    B) The head of Consumer Affairs
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  456. The term "chief" in the B&P Code refers to:

    A) Anyone claiming to be in charge
    B) The Governor of the State
    C) The head of Consumer Affairs
    D) The head of the "bureau" BSIS
    D) The head of the "bureau" BSIS
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  457. A licensed investigator may provide legal advise only to his clients that can not afford an attorney.

    A) True
    B) False
    B) False
  458. According to section 7520 and 7521 in the B&P Code, any person representing himself or herself as a licensed investigator, or an employee of a licensee, when in fact they are not, are guilty of:

    A) Misdemeanor or a Felony
    B) An infraction or misdemeanor
    C) A capital crime
    B) An infraction or misdemeanor
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  459. Crimes or wrongs done or threatened against the United States of America or any state or territory of the United States of America may be investigated by:
    A) The Federal Government
    B) The FBI
    C) A licensed private investigator
    E) All of these answers
    E) All of these answers
  460. The Business & Professions Code states that investigators must never be involved in protection of persons.
    A) True
    B) False
    B) False
  461. The B & P Code provides exemptions to the license requirements for certain professionals and organizations. Examples of this would be lawyers, banks, public record searchers and non-profit organizations.
    A) True
    B) False
    A) True
  462. Before an application for a license is granted, the applicant must be at least:
    A) 21 years of age
    B) 18 years of age
    C) 16 years of age
    B) 18 years of age
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  463. Only the licensee, officer, director, partner or manager of a licensee may divulge to law enforcement, or to a district attorney, any information they may have acquired about a criminal offense.
    A) True
    B) False
    A) True
  464. An agent may submit a written report to client if given authorization by:
    A) All of these answers
    B) The licensee
    C) The qualifying manager
    A) All of these answers
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  465. As an investigator in California you may use a badge:
    A) Only to stop traffic during a surveillance
    B) Only to gain entrance to a high security area
    C) Investigators may not use badges in California
    D) To get witnesses to speak more openly
    C) Investigators may not use badges in California
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  466. Any licensee who directly and knowingly solicits employment from any person who has directly sustained bodily injury would be considered an ambulance chaser, This business practice is not allowed under the B & P Code.
    A) True
    B) False
    A) True
  467. To qualify for the state test, you must have:
    A) 6000 hours and 3 years of actual compensated work
    B) 3000 hours and 2 years of actual compensated work
    C) 4000 hours and 4 years of actual compensated work
    A) 6000 hours and 3 years of actual compensated work
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  468. If you refuse to provide a report to a client who has paid for your service, the director may suspend or revoke your license.
    A) True
    B) False
    A) True
  469. Acting as a runner / capper for an attorney is:
    A) A very good entry level position
    B) A physically demanding position
    C) Will get your investigators license suspended
    D) A skill learned in law school
    C) Will get your investigators license suspended
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  470. To manufacture evidence is legal if done to protect an innocent client.
    A) True
    B) False
    B) False
  471. A client emplying an investigator in a criminal matter is afforded protection of all information provided to the investigator under priviledge communication statues.
    A) True
    B) False
    B) False
  472. Any hours acquired as an "independent contractor", meaning no state, federal, social security or payroll taxes are deducted, will still count towards qualifying for the state test.
    A) True
    B) False
    B) False
  473. Wearing a uniform with the intent of giving the impression of being connected with the federal government, or state government is forbidden by the B & P Code.
    A) True
    B) False
    A) True
  474. An agent may trespass only when on special assignment.
    A) True
    B) False
    B) False
  475. In the State of California the licensee automatically receives a concealed weapons permit.
    A) True
    B) False
    B) False
  476. The two report formats used are:
    A) 2nd person declarative and 3rd person probative
    B) 1st person declarative and 3rd person narrative
    C) 1st person narrative and 2nd person chronological
    D) 1st person acceptance and 4th person probative
    B) 1st person declarative and 3rd person narrative
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  477. What is the reason for disclaimers in reports?
    A) Allows insurance claims to be investigated
    B) Informs the reader that the statement has been proof read
    C) Limits the legal liability of the report writer
    D) Assures accuracy of recall
    C) Limits the legal liability of the report writer
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  478. What is the purpose of a qualifier in a report?
    A) Explains the events mentioned in the report in greater detail
    B) Shows the report is based on guess work
    C) Modifies words to give them a new meaning & alerts the reader that information may be less than certain
    D) Determines the order in which the report should be read
    C) Modifies words to give them a new meaning & alerts the reader that information may be less than certain
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  479. Which of these general physical description formats is in the proper order?
    A) Age, height, weight, gender, race, length style of hair, unusual characteristics and eye color.
    B) Gender, race, age, height, weight, color, length and style of hair, facial hair, unusual characteristics, eye color.
    C) Gender, race, age, height, weight, unusual characteristics, length, style of hair, facial hair, eye color.
    D) Race, gender, age, height, weight, color, length and style of hair, facial hair, unusual characteristics and eye color.
    B) Gender, race, age, height, weight, color, length and style of hair, facial hair, unusual characteristics, eye color.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  480. Which of these vehicle description formats is in the proper order?
    A) 1997, Black Toyota Camry, 4-door sedan, broken tail light on passenger side, Nevada plate, 1NGF342.
    B) Black, 1997, Toyota Camry, 4-door sedan, broken tail light on passenger side, Nevada plate, 1NGF342.
    C) Black, 1NGF342, broken tail light passenger side, 1997, Toyota Camry, 4-door sedan, Nevada plate.
    D) Black, 1997, Toyota Camry, 4-door sedan, Nevada plate, 1NGF342, broken tail light on passenger side.
    B) Black, 1997, Toyota Camry, 4-door sedan, broken tail light on passenger side, Nevada plate, 1NGF342.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  481. After writing your report you want to proof read it twice:
    A) Because it is so great
    B) First time to make sure it says what you want it to say. Second time to make corrections on spelling and double check your mileage
    C) First time for grammar, second time for spelling
    D) First time for grammar and spelling. Second time to confirm that it accurately says what you want it to say
    D) First time for grammar and spelling. Second time to confirm that it accurately says what you want it to say
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  482. What is wrong with the following sentence? "The subject indicated he was guilty".
    A) The word "indicated" is too vague and unclear
    B) The word "indicated" is too specific
    C) All of these answers
    D) The word "indicated" is too technical
    A) The word "indicated" is too vague and unclear
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  483. How should you refer to a person that provided you with information, when you want to keep his identity secret?
    A) Suspect
    B) Informant
    C) Co-agent
    D) Subject
    B) Informant
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  484. What code book contains rules about unlicensed agents writing reports to clients?
    A) Penal Code
    B) Business and Professions Code
    C) Evidence Code
    D) Power to Arrest Code
    B) Business and Professions Code
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  485. When may an unlicensed agent write a report for a client?
    A) Any time, because there is no rule that says otherwise
    B) When asked by another unlicensed agent who was involved in the case
    C) At the direction of the licensee or their manager and with due diligence
    D) Only if they have done work on the case
    C) At the direction of the licensee or their manager and with due diligence
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  486. During a surveillance report, the actions of the subject are always reported. The actions of the agent are mentioned:
    A) Only as necessary
    B) Never
    C) At least one entry per hour to prove you were not asleep
    D) Only when you leave the office
    A) Only as necessary
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  487. Under normal circumstances reports are written in:
    A) Past tense
    B) Present tense
    C) Future tense
    D) Hyper focus tense
    A) Past tense
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  488. In a statement you want the eyewitness to provide information based on:
    A) What they read in the newspaper regarding the event
    B) Personal knowledge
    C) Hearsay evidence
    D) All of the rumors associated with the incident
    B) Personal knowledge
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  489. The best way to ask a question is to make it short simple and to the point?
    A) True
    B) False
    A) True
  490. A private investigator arrests a suspect. The suspect makes a voluntary self incriminating admission. Will you be allowed to repeat his remarks in court?
    A) Yes
    B) Yes, but only if the private investigator read the suspect his Miranda rights and they were waived
    C) No, because of the hearsay rule
    D) No, because it's not fair
    C) No, because of the hearsay rule
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  491. What are the two types of admissions?

    A) Tricked and Deceived
    B) Believable and not believable
    C) Voluntary and Involuntary
    D) Relevant and Irrelevant
    C) Voluntary and Involuntary
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  492. A detective begins an interview by asking the witness, "Why did Joe start the fight?" What is wrong with this question?

    A) The interviewer should wait until the end of the interview to ask this question
    B) The interviewer is being direct
    C) The interviewer is asking a leading question
    D) The interviewer should have explained how he knows Joe started the fight before asking this question
    A) The interviewer should wait until the end of the interview to ask this question
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  493. If a private investigator is not getting the answers he hoped for should he ask leading questions?

    A) Yes
    B) No
    B) No
  494. California Law requires that all traffic accidents:

    A) Be investigated by the police
    B) Must be reported to the highway patrol
    C) Be investigated by the insurance companies
    D) In excess of $500 damages be reported to the DMV
    D) In excess of $500 damages be reported to the DMV
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  495. An investigator should include an evaluation of a witness:

    A) As a regular procedure
    B) Only if the witness seems inadequate
    C) Only if requested to do so
    D) Not a usual part of a report
    A) As a regular procedure
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  496. Your assignment is to skip trace and serve a defendant in a Superior Court case. He moved from his last known address about two months ago. Your first step would be to:

    A) Ge a new forwarding address from the former landlord
    B) Check for a postal forwarding from the Post Office
    C) Run a Social Security header search or credit profile
    D) Go to his last known address and let everyone know you are looking for him
    B) Check for a postal forwarding from the Post Office
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  497. The acronym "aoe/coe" refers to:

    A) An investigation to determine whether an illness or injury is job related
    B) Findings in a civil case
    C) Sentencing in a criminal case
    D) An investigation to discover a plaintiff's assets to collect a judgement
    A) An investigation to determine whether an illness or injury is job related
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  498. Which of the following might an attorney prepare in response to a complaint:

    A) Declaration
    B) All of these answers
    C) Replevin
    D) Demurrer
    D) Demurrer
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  499. To obtain a copy of a trust deed, you would go to the:

    A) Recorder's office
    B) None of these answers
    C) County Tax assessor
    D) County court clerk
    A) Recorder's office
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  500. As a private investigator you mistakenly, illegally and forcibly arrest a person:

    A) They can legally resist and can't be charged with resisting arrest AND You can be sued for false arrest and battery
    B) You can be sued for false arrest and battery
    C) They can legally resist and can't be charged with resisting arrest
    D) The arrestee must submit to the arrest and you have no civil liability
    A) They can legally resist and can't be charged with resisting arrest AND You can be sued for false arrest and battery
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  501. An individual who threatens then attempts harm has most likely committed:

    A) Assault and battery
    B) Battery, if he actually makes contact with another person
    C) Attempted assault
    D) No crime, since only an attempt was made
    A) Assault and battery
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  502. If the attorney you're working for suggests that you alter photographs to present a better case for his client:

    A) You must act in the client's interest
    B) You have no legal obligation to comply
    C) You must report him or her to the Bar Association
    D) By law, you can not report this to police
    B) You have no legal obligation to comply
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  503. An investigator's field notes are not made expressly for:

    A) A basis for client reports
    B) Time and case expenses
    C) Presentation at trial
    D) Pertinent details
    C) Presentation at trial
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  504. A UC operative should report on:

    A) Labor problems
    B) Only thefts or illegal acts
    C) Employee moral
    D) All of these answers
    D) All of these answers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  505. When serving a "summons and complaint" you can not "sub-serve".

    A) A family member
    B) Any of these answers
    C) A receptionist at a business location
    D) On the first attempt
    D) On the first attempt
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  506. A tape recorded statement is admissible evidence:

    A) If permission is given by statement giver
    B) By stipulation
    C) If permission is given by a witness
    D) Not normally admissible
    B) By stipulation
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  507. Crimes are classified according to :

    A) Civil or criminal
    B) Degree of intent
    C) Amount of negligence
    D) Punishment prescribed
    D) Punishment prescribed
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  508. The right of an investigator to arrest an individual:

    A) Has been guaranteed by the Business & Professions Code
    B) Has something to do with the type of crime committed
    C) Is not approved by consumer affairs
    D) Is the same as other private persons
    D) Is the same as other private persons
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  509. Which of the following circumstances would tend to indicate that arson did not occur:

    A) New inventory was received
    B) Recent business losses are evident
    C) Inventory was moved
    D) A security firm was hired
    A) New inventory was received
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  510. Which of the following services might be utilized by an investigator conducting a criminal defense case:

    A) Botany
    B) Forensics
    C) All of these answers
    D) Pathology
    C) All of these answers
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  511. Ballistics is the science that deals with:

    A) Criminal use of weapons
    B) Bullets and projectiles
    C) All of these answers
    D) Hand guns
    B) Bullets and projectiles
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  512. You can use the FOIA (Freedom Of Information Act) to access:

    A) All government documents
    B) None of these answers
    C) State government documents
    D) Federal documents
    D) Federal documents
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  513. A pending law suit may be associated with a:

    A) None of these answers
    B) Pendus litigates
    C) Lis pendens
    D) Lis litus
    C) Lis pendens
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  514. Which of the following agencies could provide the names of the limited partners?

    A) Secretary of State
    B) None of these answers
    C) Department of Corporations
    D) SEC
    B) None of these answers
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  515. A vehicle traveling at 40 miles per hour is moving about:

    A) Can't be calculated
    B) 58 feet per second
    C) 88 feet per second
    D) 1000 feet per second
    B) 58 feet per second
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  516. What vehicle is considered "best" for a rolling surveillance?

    A) A neutral colored sedan that won't be noticed
    B) A sports car for speed and maneuverability
    C) A high profile van to provide comfort and to keep from being seen
    D) Any of the above depending on the circumstances
    A) A neutral colored sedan that won't be noticed
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  517. Which of the following terms refers to signs of death:

    A) All of these answers
    B) Post - mortem lividity
    C) Rigor mortis
    D) Liver mortis
    A) All of these answers
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  518. If you have information that could be potentially harmful to your attorney client's upcoming court case you should:

    A) Make a verbal report with the adverse information
    B) Withhold the information from the client
    C) All reports must be written
    D) Include it in your written report
    A) Make a verbal report with the adverse information
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  519. A man is walking through an industrial complex when through an open door he sees several small inexpensive items that he could easily steal. If he goes in and takes the items he has committed:

    A) A felony only if he broke in
    B) A felony, burglary
    C) A misdemeanor, petty theft
    D) No violation, if the door was open
    B) A felony, burglary
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  520. Once an expert witness had undergone voir dire:

    A) He must leave the courtroom
    B) Judicial notice will be taken of his testimony
    C) He can testify as an expert
    D) He cannot testify
    B) Judicial notice will be taken of his testimony
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  521. An expository report is noted for:

    A) Considerable subjective opinion
    B) It's technical language
    C) It's detail and explanation
    D) Exclusion of detail
    C) It's detail and explanation
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  522. The Superior Court clerk maintains public records on:

    A) Criminal cases
    B) All of these answers
    C) Divorce cases
    D) Probate cases
    B) All of these answers
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  523. When gathering videotaped evidence on a Worker's comp. case the experienced investigator knows that the following applies except for:

    A) Climbing on or over a fence is acceptable
    B) Violating a person's privacy may cause the tape to be ruled inadmissible
    C) All of these answers, no exceptions
    D) Taping from an adjacent apartment building is permitted
    A) Climbing on or over a fence is acceptable
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  524. It is permissible to walk on to private property and into an unlocked structure to photograph evidence:

    A) If the photographs are essential
    B) Only if the structure is unlocked
    C) At no time
    D) If entry is not forced
    C) At no time
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  525. A private investigator conducting an interrogation knows that:

    A) Information obtained is not privilege because he is not law enforcement
    B) By law he cannot use the same techniques as law enforcement
    C) He has no authority to coerce anyone
    D) That he can subpoena a polygraph in some circumstances
    C) He has no authority to coerce anyone
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  526. NCIC, CII or CLETS (rap sheets):

    A) Freely on a need-to-know basis
    B) Available to licensees when they can show a need
    C) Available to law enforcement only
    D) Are available to civilians on a restricted basis
    C) Available to law enforcement only
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  527. When being arrested by a private person, the suspect:

    A) Must submit to arrest under all circumstances
    B) May legally resist if the arrest is not legal
    C) Has a legal obligation to submit to arrest
    D) May always be charged if he resists
    B) May legally resist if the arrest is not legal
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  528. The grantee-grantor index could provide information on:

    A) A partnership agreement
    B) Tax liens
    C) All of these answers
    D) An abstract of judgment
    A) A partnership agreement
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  529. An undercover operative may be referred to by a code name in the client report:

    A) So the police will not be able to identify the operative
    B) None of these answers
    C) So the security supervisor will know who the operative is
    D) In order to protect the operative from discovery by others
    D) In order to protect the operative from discovery by others
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  530. Informants are seldom used and:

    A) Should be used only one time
    B) Are best carefully developed from all elements of society
    C) Are generally of little use and to be avoided
    D) Are drawn exclusively from the criminal underground
    B) Are best carefully developed from all elements of society
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  531. Contributory negligence concerns:

    A) None of these answers
    B) Strengthening plaintiff's case
    C) The injured party's own actions
    D) Outside factors that contributed to the injuries
    C) The injured party's own actions
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  532. A suspect enters an unlocked storage shed at night for shelter and is arrested at the scene. He should likely be charged with:

    A) Burglary
    B) Trespass
    C) No crime
    D) Vandalism
    B) Trespass (Only if No Trespassing posted or has refused to leave when told to)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  533. Circumstancial evidence is that which:

    A) Tends to support the alleged fact
    B) None of these answers
    C) Disproves the allegations
    D) Proves the alleged fact
    A) Tends to support the alleged fact
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  534. If an individual abstains from prosecuting or reporting a crime because of paid to do so, that person:

    A) Has committed no crime
    B) May have broken the law
    C) Has committed a capital crime
    D) Has compounded a crime
    D) Has compounded a crime
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  535. The fact that a victim may have given consent to the commission of a crime:

    A) Is inconsequential
    B) Might prevent prosecution
    C) Is inadmissible
    D) Is very important
    D) Is very important
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  536. While conducting subrosa investigations, it is acceptable to:

    A) Use a telephoto lens
    B) Approach the subject
    C) Rope the subject
    D) All of these answers
    A) Use a telephoto lens
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  537. To serve legal papers part time for a private investigator an employee must:

    A) Know he or she is exempt from registration under B & P 22350
    B) Register with the state recorder
    C) Register with each county he will serve in
    D) Register and post a bond with the court
    A) Know he or she is exempt from registration under B & P 22350
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  538. In regards to a non-collision accident, which of the following represents a rain soaked highway:

    A) Mediate cause
    B) Key event
    C) Substantive cause
    D) Direct cause
    C) Substantive cause
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  539. UCC-1 filings with the Secretary of States office have to do with:

    A) Civil judgments
    B) Criminal filings
    C) Business debts/liens
    D) Business loans
    C) Business debts/liens
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  540. When a case is dismissed with prejudice that means that the case:

    A) Is over, but may be re-filed
    B) Is over, but can't be re-filed
    C) Will proceed
    D) The verdict is in
    B) Is over, but can't be re-filed
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  541. Which of the following records allows certain address information to be released for process service only:

    A) Postal forwards
    B) Neither Postal forwards nor DMV addresses
    C) DMV addresses
    D) Both Postal forwards and DMV addresses
    A) Postal forwards
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  542. The settling of the blood in a corpse is called:

    A) Rigor mortis
    B) Post morten lividity
    C) Negative corpus
    D) Corpus delicti
    B) Post morten lividity
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  543. A legal document served on an individual that requests a response to a complaint is a:

    A) Subpoena duces tecem
    B) Cross-complaint
    C) Subpoena
    D) Summons
    D) Summons
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  544. The B & P code requires that the licensee must provide the client:

    A) An oral report on all assignments
    B) There is no requirement to provide any kind of report
    C) A written report on all assignments
    D) Either a written or oral report
    D) Either a written or oral report
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  545. Someone looking for a subject's occupation or employment might find it in:

    A) Voter's registration ( but now confidential statewide)
    B) State tax returns
    C) Recorder's general index
    D) County tax assessor rolls
    A) Voter's registration ( but now confidential statewide)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  546. Which of the following is the most important factor in determining the cause of a traffic accident:

    A) Road condition
    B) People involved
    C) All are equally important
    D) Vehicles involved
    C) All are equally important
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  547. Unknown to anyone else, you discover evidence that would have a serious impact on the case you are working. If this should happen:

    A) As required, report it to the District Attorney
    B) Do nothing and keep it to yourself
    C) All of these answers
    D) Report it to the defendant's attorney who hired you
    D) Report it to the defendant's attorney who hired you
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  548. In view of possibly needing to locate a female witness at a latter date, you might want to get what additional information from her?

    A) Her maiden name
    B) All of these answers
    C) Her marital status and if she is considering divorce
    D) Ages and number of children
    A) Her maiden name
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  549. Which of the following factors will affect the reliability of an individual's statement?

    A) All of these answers
    B) Age of witness
    C) Fear, anger or prejudice
    D) Physical handicaps
    A) All of these answers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  550. The license to conduct routine bodyguard assignments is:

    A) Issued by the federal government
    B) Not required in California
    C) Under PPO
    D) Included with PI license
    C) Under PPO
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
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