Paralegal Exam Prep

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Paralegal Exam Prep

Though a lot of people are working as Paralegals without certification, taking this exam allows you to be able to take your career to the next level. It also gives you an edge over those who aren't certified when seeking jobs. This exam serves as an adequate foundation for all that's to come in this career path. It helps you prepare for it ahead. This preparatory exam however is to aid you in preparing for the Paralegal Exam. You'll find questions which will help you determine how far you've gone and how far you still have to go in your quest for the Paralegal certification.


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  • 1. 
    A court's power to hear a case before any other court is referred to as what?
    • A. 

      First Jurisdiction

    • B. 

      Supreme Jurisdiction

    • C. 

      Original Jurisdiction

    • D. 

      Pre-Jurisdiction

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is related to paralegals?
    • A. 

      Sited

    • B. 

      Bench Payment

    • C. 

      Cited

    • D. 

      Sermon

  • 3. 
    A secondary source that provides background and explanatory information on legal topics with references to case law and other legal authorities is called what?
    • A. 

      Legal dictionary

    • B. 

      Law book

    • C. 

      Legal encyclopedia

    • D. 

      Law notes

  • 4. 
    The purpose of the due process of law is to what? To...
    • A. 

      Ensure everyone is judged fairly.

    • B. 

      Ensure all needed documents are signed.

    • C. 

      Ensure that the required time is well spent.

    • D. 

      Ensure that offenders serve their term completely regardless of status.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following publishes the opinions of the Supreme Court?
    • A. 

      Supreme Court of United States

    • B. 

      The United States Reports

    • C. 

      United States Reporters Association

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    The Federal Government superseding the State in regulations is referred to as 
    • A. 

      Federal Preemption

    • B. 

      Legal Invalidation

    • C. 

      Federal Supremacy

    • D. 

      Legal Supremacy

  • 7. 
    The development of a systematic compilation of statutory laws in a given jurisdiction is referred to as what? 
    • A. 

      Documentation

    • B. 

      Compilation

    • C. 

      Codification

    • D. 

      A & C

  • 8. 
    A case that presents the court with issues of law that have not been decided upon in that jurisdiction is called what? 
    • A. 

      A compelling precedent.

    • B. 

      A case of first impression.

    • C. 

      A case for notice.

    • D. 

      A case for hearing.

  • 9. 
    When a court can hear cases in a certain subject area which other courts aren't permitted to, it's said to have what?
    • A. 

      Supreme Jurisdiction

    • B. 

      Total Jurisdiction

    • C. 

      Exclusive Jurisdiction

    • D. 

      Jurisdiction Dominance

  • 10. 
    What are Federal Rules Decisions?
    • A. 

      Reporter designated to publish decisions of the Federal courts.

    • B. 

      Reporter devoted to publishing decisions of High courts.

    • C. 

      Reporters employed to manage the decisions of the Federal court.

    • D. 

      Reporters devoted to publishing decisions in federal cases within a state.