Ultimate Quiz Over US Government Courts Rules

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  • 1. 
    Most common reason why people go to court is: Traffic Tickets
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The extent of the power to make legal decisions and judgments is...: a warrant 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which courts have appellate jurisdiction
    • A. 

      Basketball court

    • B. 

      COfLR

    • C. 

      All others courts

    • D. 

      IAC

    • E. 

      Tennis Court

  • 4. 
    Other than IAC & COfLR the majority of courts are original 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which article created the court system
    • A. 

      Article VI

    • B. 

      Article V

    • C. 

      Article XVIX

    • D. 

      Article IV

  • 6. 
    Which one of totem pole ea. is correct?
    • A. 

      City,County,State,Appeal,US Supreme

    • B. 

      City,County,Appeal,State,US Supreme

    • C. 

      County,City,Appeal,State,US Supreme

    • D. 

      County,City,State,Appeal,US Supreme

  • 7. 
    Which are municipal court rules
    • A. 

      No Jail

    • B. 

      No Orange Juice

    • C. 

      No records

    • D. 

      $2000 fine max

    • E. 

      5 dollar fine minimum

  • 8. 
    The importance of the multitude of local courts: convenience 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Select the uses of District Courts
    • A. 

      Felonies

    • B. 

      Divorce

    • C. 

      Parties

    • D. 

      Election Contest

  • 10. 
    How many appellate courts do we have?
    • A. 

      2 IAC + 14 Last Resort

    • B. 

      10 IAC + 8 Last Resort

    • C. 

      14 IAC + 2 Last Resort

    • D. 

      13 Last Resort + 1 IAC

  • 11. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

  • 12. 
    What are similarities of the US Supreme Court and Texas Courts of last resort
    • A. 

      Unlimited jurisdiction

    • B. 

      Pick cases

    • C. 

      Written Verdicts

    • D. 

      En banc seating

    • E. 

      9 justices

    • F. 

      12 justices

  • 13. 
    All judges get their jobs by partisan election except municipal
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The Missouri Plan is a plan to get sandwiches for free from the government.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    D'Jamal is black 20 years old and is a male. Does D'Jamal meet the qualifications to be a criminal (ANSWER IN ALL CAPS)
  • 16. 
    Isabel is 24 and her husband had just died. Does she meet the qualifications to be a victim? (ALL CAPS)
  • 17. 
    You can make a citizens arrest when you see a felony or someone is disrupting the peace
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Cops can make an arrest when
    • A. 

      Told of Crime

    • B. 

      See Crime

    • C. 

      Crime is reported

    • D. 

      In Jurisdiction

  • 19. 
    Not all cases have the right to a jury trail
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Select the goals of the penal system
    • A. 

      A way of meeting new people

    • B. 

      Deter

    • C. 

      Find love for singles

    • D. 

      Rehabilitate

    • E. 

      Isolate

    • F. 

      Punish

  • 21. 
    What are the clemency powers of governor
    • A. 

      30 day execution reprieve (unlimited

    • B. 

      Overrule the court system

    • C. 

      Full pardon

    • D. 

      Sentence Commutation