What is Probable Cause? - Definition & Examples Video


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

The amendment that governs probable cause is:

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access

1. Probable cause is:

2. Probable cause is needed by the police in which of the following scenarios?

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

Probable cause is an important part of police procedure, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the concept. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of laws and applications of probable cause.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Definition of probable cause
  • Purpose of probable cause
  • Protections under Constitutional amendments

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related law lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding probable cause
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Constitutional amendments

Additional Learning

To learn more about law, review the accompanying lesson on What is Probable Cause? - Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about police procedure
  • Understand the importance of probable cause
  • Know the laws governing probable cause