Section 3-2 Federal Court System

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Supreme Court Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is to teach the students in Business Law Chapter 3-2. Pages 52, 53, 54


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Name the major federal courts and decribe their jurisdictions and power.
  • 2. 
     From where do the Federal Courts get their power?
    • A. 

      Supreme Court

    • B. 

      Articles of Confederation

    • C. 

      Constitution

  • 3. 
    Federal Court systems are not necessary.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Fun Fact: How much money must be disputed for the federal court to hear the case?
    • A. 

      Less than $25,000

    • B. 

      $25,000-$50,000

    • C. 

      $50,000-$75,000

    • D. 

      More than $75,000

  • 5. 
    District court only have original jurisdiction over federal questions or cases that arise under the Constitution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Definition of writ of certiorari
    • A. 

      Order to a lower court to produce the record of a case for the Supreme Court to review.

    • B. 

      Granted by city or country to allow a landowner to make some use of his or her land that is inconsistent with the general zoning ordinance

    • C. 

      Freedom from external control

  • 7. 
    A court with ______________  ____________ can hear almost any kind of case.
  • 8. 
    A court with ___________ ___________ hears only one specific type of  case
  • 9. 
    Supreme Courts did not exist under the Articles of Confederation
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    There are _ levels of courts with general jurisdiction in the federal system.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      2

    • E. 

      4

  • 11. 
    Fun Fact: What court can change the factual determination of a jury
    • A. 

      Any court

    • B. 

      The United States Supreme Court

    • C. 

      Juvenile Court

    • D. 

      Federal Court of Appeals

    • E. 

      No Court

    • F. 

      City or Municipal Courts