Political Science Exam 3 - The Court System, Foreign Policy

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This is for my 3 Political Science 101 exam. This covers the judiciary system and Foreign policy.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the term of a Federal Court judge?
    • A. 

      4 years

    • B. 

      8 years

    • C. 

      12 years

    • D. 

      Until he/she retires

  • 2. 
    There was a judiciary system under the articles of confederation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    ____________ judges are elected by the people and hold a term of office.
  • 4. 
    The federal court system is designed to be independent of congress, the president, and the people.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Who nominates a supreme court justice?
    • A. 

      The people

    • B. 

      The president

    • C. 

      The house of reps.

    • D. 

      The Senate

  • 6. 
    Article ___________ is the dedicated article of the Judiciary system.
  • 7. 
    ?Who approves the appointment of a supreme court justice
    • A. 

      The people

    • B. 

      The president

    • C. 

      The house of reps.

    • D. 

      The senate

  • 8. 
    The supreme courts primary purpose is to interpret the constitution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which article references the appointment procedure for a supreme court justice?
    • A. 

      Article I

    • B. 

      Article II

    • C. 

      Article III

    • D. 

      Article IV

  • 10. 
    For a supreme court justice nominee to get approval from the senate, they need a _______ majority vote.
  • 11. 
    The lower court system is referred to as __________ court.
  • 12. 
    All of the lower courts that we have in this country are the ones that congress made.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    When the preamble of the constitution talks about establishing justice for all, it is referring to the _______ _________.
  • 14. 
    ________  court is the first court you go to with a federal case.
  • 15. 
    There are __________ district courts, at least one in each state.
    • A. 

      65

    • B. 

      87

    • C. 

      94

    • D. 

      99

  • 16. 
    The official title for those who preside over an appeals court is ________.
  • 17. 
    Along with the supreme court, congress can also try cases under certain political circumstances.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Congress has power over the supreme court
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Can congress diminish/cut the salary of judges?
  • 20. 
    How many circuit courts are there in the US?
  • 21. 
    Congress can eliminate a lower court at will.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    State cases may be brought before the Federal Supreme Court.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    The organization of the federal court system is entirely the work of congress.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    You get a ________ __ ___________ if the supreme court decides to hear your case.
  • 25. 
    _____________ court is where appeals happen.
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