Court Quizzes & Trivia

Courtroom dramas and legal thrillers are popular entertainment these days. Most of us know something about a courtroom, but do we know as much as we think we do? We hear the words lawyer, attorney, barrister, and solicitor frequently, but is there any real differences in meaning?
Why do some cases get heard by a jury, while others are decided by a judge? What does an appellate court do? There are several different courts in most jurisdictions - juvenile, family, small claims, magistrate, criminal, and others. What kind of cases go to each? Are there cases that could go to more than one of them, and if so, how are these situations decided? It doesn’t take a professional lawyer to know all about court procedures! Take some of our quizzes and prove that you have what it takes!

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 640   |  Last updated: Jan 22, 2013
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    What article gives the basic framework of the judicial branch?

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Questions: 13  |  Attempts: 118   |  Last updated: Nov 2, 2018
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    A sphinx blocks the road ahead, informing you that she will only let you pass if you solve the riddle. What do you do?

If you can answer these with ease, then you'll be ready for your Social Studies Exam this year!

Questions: 29  |  Attempts: 117   |  Last updated: Nov 2, 2018
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    Which court case first established Judicial Review?

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What is the difference between State and Federal Courts?
There are two courts in the United States, which consists of the federal court and state court. The federal government oversees the federal court, and the state government runs the state court. The state court of law is termed as a court of general j