2013 (Criminal Law) Bar Exam Questions: Multiple Choice Question 14

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Amelia, a famous actress, bought the penthouse unit of a posh condominium building in Taguig City. Every night, Amelia would swim naked in the private, but open air, pool of her penthouse unit. It must have been obvious to Amelia that she could be seen from nearby buildings. In fact, some residents occupying the higher floors of the nearby residential buildings did indeed entertain themselves and their friends by watching her swim in the nude from their windows.

What crime did Amelia commit? (1%)

(A) Alarms and scandals because her act of sw1mmmg naked disturbs the public tranquility.

(B) Grave scandal because she committed  highly scandalous acts that are offensive to decency or good customs.

(C) Immoral  doctrines, obscene publications and exhibitions, and indecent shows under Article 201 of the Revised Penal Code, because her act of swimming naked is
akin to an indecent live show.

(D) Amelia did not commit any crime because the swimming  pool is located in her private home.


  1. Ito ang weird ng sagot ko kasi sagot ko dito D, it was a choice between B or D, kaya lang latter ang pinili ko kasi nasa confines siya ng bahay niya so may reasonable expectation of privacy. Wala siya intent to commit the act eh, naisip ko since walang intent di walang crime. Although pakiramdam ko mali ako. Hehehe

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