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What is a misdemeanor?

Answer:
a)  An act offensive to community standards of good manors and common decency
b)  A crime punishable by less than 2 years in jail
c)  A crime punishable only by a fine
d)  A crime punishable by a fine, a year or less in jail, or both
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Question: What is a misdemeanor?
Answer:
An act offensive to community standards of good manors and common decency
A crime punishable by less than 2 years in jail
A crime punishable only by a fine
A crime punishable by a fine, a year or less in jail, or both