Vocabulary And Judicial Branch Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Nonelected officials of an organization or department
    • A. 

      Bureaucracy

    • B. 

      City Council

    • C. 

      Assembly

    • D. 

      Commissioners

  • 2. 
    Carries out new legislation
    • A. 

      Congress

    • B. 

      Judiciary Branch

    • C. 

      Legislative Branch

    • D. 

      Executive Branch

  • 3. 
    A legislature consisting of two parts
    • A. 

      Bilateral

    • B. 

      Bilingual

    • C. 

      Binomial

    • D. 

      Bicameral

  • 4. 
    The Amendment that gives reserved powers to the states
    • A. 

      5th Amendment

    • B. 

      10th Amendment

    • C. 

      14th Amendment

    • D. 

      25th Amendment

  • 5. 
    A rule or law made by a city government
    • A. 

      Ordination

    • B. 

      Omission

    • C. 

      Ordinance

    • D. 

      Ordinal

  • 6. 
    Powers NOT specifically stated in the US Constitution
    • A. 

      Expressed

    • B. 

      Enumerated

    • C. 

      Implied

    • D. 

      Reserved

  • 7. 
    Judical Review is the ability of the Supreme Court to decide if
    • A. 

      Laws are fair

    • B. 

      Laws are constitutional

    • C. 

      Laws are amendable

    • D. 

      Laws are jurisdictional

  • 8. 
    What is the term for a complex system with many departments and rules?
    • A. 

      Bureaucracy

    • B. 

      Charity

    • C. 

      Government

    • D. 

      Organization

  • 9. 
    What keeps one branch of government from becoming too powerful?
    • A. 

      Supremacy of the Constitution

    • B. 

      Separation of Powers

    • C. 

      Rule of Law

    • D. 

      Checks and Balances

  • 10. 
    The type of jurisdiction a district court has
    • A. 

      Jury Jurisdiction

    • B. 

      Appellate Jurisdiction

    • C. 

      Original Jurisdiction

    • D. 

      Limited Original Jurisdiction

  • 11. 
    Appellate jurisdiction belongs to the
    • A. 

      U.S. District Court

    • B. 

      U.S. Court of Appeals

    • C. 

      Supreme Court of Appeals

    • D. 

      District Court of Appeals

  • 12. 
    The Supreme Court hears only some cases for the first time. This is called
    • A. 

      Original Jurisdiction

    • B. 

      Limited Jurisdiction

    • C. 

      Limited Original Jurisdiction

    • D. 

      Appellate Jurisdiction

  • 13. 
    What are the General District Courts?
    • A. 

      A trial court

    • B. 

      An appeals court

    • C. 

      A judicial review court

    • D. 

      The supreme court

  • 14. 
    How is the Judicial Branch Organized?
    • A. 

      A four court system

    • B. 

      A three court system

    • C. 

      A five court system

    • D. 

      A dual court system

  • 15. 
    The approval of appointed judges and officials is a check of
    • A. 

      The judicial branch on the legislative branch

    • B. 

      The executive branch on the judicial branch

    • C. 

      The legislative branch on the executive branch

    • D. 

      The legislative branch on the judicial branch