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Quiz about Why Oh Why Did I Get Arrested
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Why, Oh Why Did I Get Arrested? Quiz


Bad boys, bad boys what did they do what did they do

A multiple-choice quiz by Ctvega. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
Ctvega
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
393,337
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
8 / 10
Plays
515
Awards
Top 10% Quiz
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Question 1 of 10
1. By now everyone has heard of their Miranda Rights, but what was Ernesto Miranda accused of that lead to his Supreme Court Case? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. Paul Reubens, also known as PeeWee Herman, was arrested in Sarasota, Florida in 1991. What was the charge? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. The actor Tom Sizemore has had more than his share of run ins with the law. Which of the following has he NOT been arrested for? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. I have played a tool man and Santa Claus but I almost played the real role of a prisoner serving life in prison. Which actor am I? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. What'chu talkin' 'bout? Which former child star was arrested for assault after getting into an altercation with a fan in 1998? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. Too bad he wasn't saved by the bell this time. Which actor was arrested for having a switchblade that he allegedly pulled on someone during a bar fight? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. He wasn't exactly walking the line that night but at least he didn't bring his gun to town. In 1965, which singer was arrested and spent the night in jail in Starkville, Mississippi for picking flowers? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. The American physician known as "Dr Death" was arrested four times for his assisting people in ending their life. Three times he was acquitted, the fourth time he was found guilty of second degree murder. Do you remember Dr Death's real name? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. Which CEO of a publicly traded company was arrested on the ominous sounding charges of conspiracy, obstruction of a federal proceeding and making false statements to federal investigators? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. This person was an American accused of spying for the Soviet Union, but he was arrested and eventually convicted of perjury. Which snake in the grass am I talking about? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. By now everyone has heard of their Miranda Rights, but what was Ernesto Miranda accused of that lead to his Supreme Court Case?

Answer: Rape and kidnapping

He was stopped because he was driving a truck that was similar to one described by a witness. After standing in a line up and letting the victim hear his voice, he was interrogated for two hours before admitting to the crime of kidnapping and rape of an 18 year old woman.

His admission was ruled inadmissible by the US Supreme Court because he was not told that he had the right to remain silent or to speak to an attorney. He was tried again without his confession and was found guilty in part due to testimony from his estranged common law wife.
2. Paul Reubens, also known as PeeWee Herman, was arrested in Sarasota, Florida in 1991. What was the charge?

Answer: Indecent exposure

During a routine police inspection of an adult theater, detectives observed him masturbating. He eventually plead no contest, which kept the charge off of his record and mandated that he spend 75 hours of community service. To fulfill his obligations, he produced and financed 2 public service announcements showing the dangers of drugs. Three other people were also arrested at the time.
3. The actor Tom Sizemore has had more than his share of run ins with the law. Which of the following has he NOT been arrested for?

Answer: Vehicular homicide

Sizemore has battled substance abuse since his teens. He was arrested in 2003 for assaulting his girlfriend, Heidi Fleiss, the infamous "Hollywood Madam". While on probation for a previous drug related offense, he was found in possession of methamphetamines.
4. I have played a tool man and Santa Claus but I almost played the real role of a prisoner serving life in prison. Which actor am I?

Answer: Tim Allen

In 1978, he was caught with nearly 1.5 pounds of cocaine at the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek Airport. He was facing a possible lifetime sentence for drug trafficking until he took a plea deal and was sentenced to 3-7 years in exchange for naming other dealers. He was paroled from federal prison after serving 2 years and 4 months.
5. What'chu talkin' 'bout? Which former child star was arrested for assault after getting into an altercation with a fan in 1998?

Answer: Gary Coleman

The former "Different Strokes" star was arrested in 1998 for assault after an altercation with a fan. He was shopping when he was approached by a fan who asked him for an autograph. When he refused, an altercation ensued in which he punched the fan several times in the face. Coleman later plead no contest and was given a suspended jail sentence, ordered to pay the fan's hospital bill and ordered to take anger management classes.
6. Too bad he wasn't saved by the bell this time. Which actor was arrested for having a switchblade that he allegedly pulled on someone during a bar fight?

Answer: Dustin Diamond

The former "Saved By the Bell" star was arrested in Wisconsin on December 26, 2014 after a barroom brawl during which someone was stabbed. He was convicted of two misdemeanors (possession of a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct) but was cleared of the more serious charge of recklessly endangering public safety.
7. He wasn't exactly walking the line that night but at least he didn't bring his gun to town. In 1965, which singer was arrested and spent the night in jail in Starkville, Mississippi for picking flowers?

Answer: Johnny Cash

After a show in Starkville, he was seen in a resident's garden at about 2 am picking flowers. He was arrested for public drunkenness and spent the night in jail. He later wrote a song called "Starkville City Jail" that chronicled his experience that night. His daughter Roseanne Cash made an appearance at the Starkville Flower Picking Festival in 2008.
8. The American physician known as "Dr Death" was arrested four times for his assisting people in ending their life. Three times he was acquitted, the fourth time he was found guilty of second degree murder. Do you remember Dr Death's real name?

Answer: Jack Kevorkian

At his fourth trial he insisted on representing himself. He was found guilty of the death of a 52 year old man who was in the final stages of Lou Gehrig's disease. This procedure was videotaped and showed that he actually administered the lethal dose.

In the previous cases, the patient allegedly administered their own dose. The video was then aired on the television show "60 Minutes". He eventually served eight years and two months in prison.
9. Which CEO of a publicly traded company was arrested on the ominous sounding charges of conspiracy, obstruction of a federal proceeding and making false statements to federal investigators?

Answer: Martha Stewart

In 2001, She sold her shares in a company called ImClone systems one day before the stock fell 15% in a move that saved her about $45,000. She made this move based on insider information allegedly provided by her Merrill Lynch broker. In addition to her prison term she had to pay a hefty fine.

She ended up serving five months in a federal prison camp in West Virginia, then two years of supervised release.
10. This person was an American accused of spying for the Soviet Union, but he was arrested and eventually convicted of perjury. Which snake in the grass am I talking about?

Answer: Alger Hiss

Hiss was a government official accused of spying for the Soviets. In the course of the investigation, it was proven that he lied under oath about knowing another accused spy. The statute of limitations had expired on the espionage charge, but he was convicted of perjury and served three years and eight months in a federal prison.

The young congressman from California who led this investigation was thrust into the spotlight and helped him onto bigger and better things, his name was Richard Nixon.
Source: Author Ctvega

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