Stutzman's Judicial Branch Practice Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The Judicial Branch serves as a watchdog, watching the other two branches to ensure the ideals of the founding fathers as written in the Constitution are
    • A. 

      To be loyal and uphold the President's views

    • B. 

      To protect the rights of Americans

  • 2. 
    Who is the current Supreme Court Chief Justice
    • A. 

      Hilary Clinton

    • B. 

      Joe Biden

    • C. 

      John Roberts

  • 3. 
    What do we call the first 10 Constitutional Amendments?
    • A. 

      The Basic Rights for all men

    • B. 

      The Bill of Rights

    • C. 

      The President's Clause

  • 4. 
    What is the supreme law in America?
    • A. 

      The People's Bill of Rights

    • B. 

      The Constitution

    • C. 

      Article 3

  • 5. 
    How many Justices serve on the U.S. Supreme Court?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      9

  • 6. 
    What is the term of a U.S. Supreme Court Justice?
    • A. 

      For 10 years

    • B. 

      For life

    • C. 

      For 4 years

  • 7. 
    Who was the first female U.S. Supreme Court Justice?
    • A. 

      Hilary Clinton

    • B. 

      Sandra Day O'Connor

    • C. 

      Anita Hill

  • 8. 
    Who appoints U.S. Supreme Court Justices?
    • A. 

      President

    • B. 

      Senate members

    • C. 

      House of Representatives

  • 9. 
    Who approvesU.S. Supreme Court Justices?
    • A. 

      President

    • B. 

      Senate members

    • C. 

      House of Representatives

  • 10. 
    What are the U.S. Supreme Court Justice qualifications?
    • A. 

      As listed in Article 2

    • B. 

      As listed in Article 1

    • C. 

      Not listed in the Constitution

  • 11. 
    Which President 'packed' the U.S. Supreme Court during his term?
    • A. 

      President Obama

    • B. 

      President Roosevelt

    • C. 

      President Carter

  • 12. 
    Which President selected TWO U.S. Supreme Court Justices during his term?
    • A. 

      President Obama

    • B. 

      President Roosevelt

    • C. 

      President Carter

  • 13. 
    Which President selected ZERO U.S. Supreme Court Justices during his term?
    • A. 

      President Obama

    • B. 

      President Roosevelt

    • C. 

      President Carter

  • 14. 
    Which U.S. Constitution Article describes the Judicial Branch?
    • A. 

      Article 1

    • B. 

      Article 2

    • C. 

      Article 3

  • 15. 
    The U.S. Supreme Court meets in 
    • A. 

      New York City, NY

    • B. 

      Washington D.C.

    • C. 

      Chicago, IL

  • 16. 
    Which court is referred to as the 'Court of Last Resort'?
    • A. 

      IL State Supreme Court

    • B. 

      U.S. Supreme Court

    • C. 

      U.S. Court of Appeals

  • 17. 
    Which important U.S. Supreme Court case changed the laws on abortion in the U.S.?
    • A. 

      Marbury vs Madison

    • B. 

      Roe vs Wade

    • C. 

      Dred Scott vs Sandford

  • 18. 
    Which important U.S. Supreme Court case changed the laws on Judical Review (the power to review laws) in the U.S.?
    • A. 

      Marbury vs Madison

    • B. 

      Roe vs Wade

    • C. 

      Dred Scott vs Sandford

  • 19. 
    Which important U.S. Supreme Court case decided the rights of slaves in the U.S.?
    • A. 

      Marbury vs Madison

    • B. 

      Roe vs Wade

    • C. 

      Dred Scott vs Sandford

  • 20. 
    When arrested, suspects must be read their Miranda Rights which include
    • A. 

      The suspect must give their name and current address

    • B. 

      The suspect must answer all questions posed by law enforcement

    • C. 

      The suspect must remain in jail until the end of their trial

  • 21. 
    When arrested, suspects must be read their Miranda Rights which include
    • A. 

      The suspect may call a friend to attend the questioning session

    • B. 

      The suspect may remain silent during the questioning session

    • C. 

      The suspect may share only the facts of the case during questioning sessions

  • 22. 
    When arrested, suspects must be read their Miranda Rights which include
    • A. 

      The suspect must recommend members for their jury

    • B. 

      The suspect must be provided a lawyer by the state

    • C. 

      The suspect must be at least 18 years old to go to trial

  • 23. 
    The only Constitutional Amendment to be repealed (canceled)?
    • A. 

      18th

    • B. 

      21st

    • C. 

      23rd

  • 24. 
    The final authority on all laws is the 
    • A. 

      District Courts

    • B. 

      Court of Appeals

    • C. 

      Supreme Court

  • 25. 
    How may U.S. Supreme Court Justices be removed from office?
    • A. 

      Fired

    • B. 

      Impeached

    • C. 

      Voted out

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