Street Law Chapter 2: Lawmaking

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Street Law Chapter 2: Lawmaking

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    States send two representatives to this house of government.
    • A. 

      House of Representatives

    • B. 

      Senate

    • C. 

      Congress

    • D. 

      Executive branch

  • 2. 
    Judge Smith used what he believed to be the _________________ or what the legislature meant when making his judgement
    • A. 

      Legislative intent

    • B. 

      Discretion

    • C. 

      Precedent

    • D. 

      Appellate

  • 3. 
    A ________________________ was required before the EPA could propose new enviromental regulations.
    • A. 

      Trial

    • B. 

      Informatonal meeting

    • C. 

      Public hearing

    • D. 

      Federal register

  • 4. 
    Jen was unsatisfied with the result of her trial.  Jen decided to appeal the trial court decision to a(n) _______________________.
    • A. 

      Superior court

    • B. 

      Supreme court

    • C. 

      Appelate court

    • D. 

      Reverse hearing

  • 5. 
    NAFTA was an agreement or __________________________________ that removes tariffs (taxes) on goods shipped between Canada, USA and Mexico
    • A. 

      International Law

    • B. 

      Country Rule

    • C. 

      Border Agreement

    • D. 

      Treaty

  • 6. 
    All proposed government regulations must appear in this special newspaper prior to being implemented.
    • A. 

      United Press

    • B. 

      Federal Tribune

    • C. 

      Federal Register

    • D. 

      U.S. Daily

  • 7. 
    Adolf Hitler violated __________________________________ by invading France during WWII. 
    • A. 

      Treaties

    • B. 

      International law

    • C. 

      Geneva convention

    • D. 

      Country policy

  • 8. 
    These are written laws passed by state legislatures. 
    • A. 

      Bills

    • B. 

      State statutes

    • C. 

      Federal statutes

    • D. 

      State requirements

  • 9. 
    The city of clarion wanted all cars to parallel park the same direction.  The city council passed a(n) ______________________
    • A. 

      Statute

    • B. 

      Bill

    • C. 

      Ordinance

    • D. 

      Rule

  • 10. 
    Two rules judges must follow in deciding if a statute is enforceable or what it means are.
    • A. 

      Is it written well, can the general public understand it

    • B. 

      Is it vague, is their doubt to the meaning of a word

    • C. 

      Is it easy to follow, does it need rewritten

    • D. 

      Are all parts of the law clear, is it in the correct order

  • 11. 
    Population determines the number of representatives a state can send to this house of congress.
    • A. 

      House of Representatives

    • B. 

      Senate

    • C. 

      Parliament

    • D. 

      Congress

  • 12. 
    This ensures that the laws of the U.S. federal government shall always be superior to local or state laws.
    • A. 

      Superior rule

    • B. 

      Statutes

    • C. 

      Legisltative intent

    • D. 

      Supremacy clause

  • 13. 
    No open containers of an alcoholic beverage while in public in the city of Brookville is an example of a local, federal or state law?
    • A. 

      Local

    • B. 

      Federal

    • C. 

      State

  • 14. 
    Criminal Mischief -- No person shall destroy private or public property within the commonwealth of Pennsylvania is an example of a federal state or local law?
    • A. 

      Federal

    • B. 

      State

    • C. 

      Local

  • 15. 
    No employer of more than 15 persons may discriminate on the basis or race, color religion, sex or national origin is an example of federal, state or local law?
    • A. 

      Federal

    • B. 

      State

    • C. 

      Local

  • 16. 
    This federal agency is responsible for preventing, protecting against, and responding to acts of terrorism
    • A. 

      DHS

    • B. 

      OSHA

    • C. 

      EPA

    • D. 

      DOT

    • E. 

      TSA

  • 17. 
    This federal agency is responsible for regulating and enforcing transportation laws.
    • A. 

      OSHA

    • B. 

      EPA

    • C. 

      DOT

    • D. 

      DHS

    • E. 

      TSA

  • 18. 
    This federal agency is responsible for protecting the nation's transportation systems.
    • A. 

      OSHA

    • B. 

      EPA

    • C. 

      DOT

    • D. 

      TSA

    • E. 

      DHS

  • 19. 
    This federal agency is responsible for developing specific regualations governing health and safety on the job.
    • A. 

      OSHA

    • B. 

      EPA

    • C. 

      DOT

    • D. 

      TSA

    • E. 

      DHS

  • 20. 
    This federal agency is responsible for developing and enforcing environmental regulations under existing laws passed by congress.
    • A. 

      OSHA

    • B. 

      EPA

    • C. 

      DOT

    • D. 

      TSA

    • E. 

      DHS

  • 21. 
    Jim was arrested for possession of a controlled substance. At his trial, Jim tried to have his girlfriend April testify that she accidentally left the cocaine in his car and Jim had no knowledge of its existence.  The presiding judge refused to allow the witness to testify.Which consitutional amendment was violated?
    • A. 

      1st

    • B. 

      4th

    • C. 

      5th

    • D. 

      6th

    • E. 

      8th

    • F. 

      14th

  • 22. 
    Detective Smith requested an arrest warrant for Jim Davis for a burglary.  Detective Smith only had a suspicion that Jim was involved.  Judge Ryan knew there wasn't enough probable cause, but issued the warrant anyways.Which constitutional amendment was violated?
    • A. 

      1st

    • B. 

      4th

    • C. 

      5th

    • D. 

      6th

    • E. 

      8th

    • F. 

      14th

  • 23. 
    Bob was arrested for assualting an elderly woman.  At trial Bob refused to testify about his actions but Judge Simpson ordered him to testify anyways. Which constitutional amendment was violated?
    • A. 

      1st

    • B. 

      4th

    • C. 

      5th

    • D. 

      6th

    • E. 

      8th

    • F. 

      14th

  • 24. 
    Kelly was being held in a holding cell while she awaited trial.  Kelly was talking to herself quietly.  Deputy Clark told Kelly that she was not allowed to talk.  Which constitutional amendment was violated?
    • A. 

      1st

    • B. 

      4th

    • C. 

      5th

    • D. 

      6th

    • E. 

      8th

    • F. 

      14th

  • 25. 
    Officer Green arrested 17 year old Jason for a curfew violation.  Officer Green told Jason if he was white he would have let him go.Which constitutional amendment was violated?
    • A. 

      1st

    • B. 

      4th

    • C. 

      5th

    • D. 

      6th

    • E. 

      8th

    • F. 

      14th

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