How Well Do You Know The Federal Judiciary?

5 Questions | Total Attempts: 65

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Judiciary Quizzes & Trivia

This is a pre and post quiz on a study of the federal judiciary.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which court in the federal judiciary was created by Congress?
    • A. 

      The US Supreme Court and all federal courts

    • B. 

      The US Supreme Court and none others

    • C. 

      All federal courts except the USSC

    • D. 

      No federal courts were created by Congress

  • 2. 
    How many justices sit on the present USSC?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      It varies

  • 3. 
    Who selects the justices on the USSC?
    • A. 

      The President

    • B. 

      The Congress

    • C. 

      The other justices on the Court

    • D. 

      They are elected by the American voters

  • 4. 
    What are the requirements for USSC justices as related to their experience before joining the Court?
    • A. 

      Must have served for at least 5 years as judge for a lower federal court

    • B. 

      Must have served for at least 10 years as judge for a lower federal court

    • C. 

      Must have practiced law for at least 15 years (does not need to serve as a judge first)

    • D. 

      There are no qualifications

  • 5. 
    Who is the present Chief Justice of the USSC?
    • A. 

      Robert Byrd

    • B. 

      John Marshall

    • C. 

      Earl Warren

    • D. 

      John Roberts