Multiple Choice Government

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1) The Judiciary Act of 1789 established

a) federal district courts.

b) the U.S. Supreme Court only.

c) both local and state court system only.

d) both the federal and state court system.

2) Which describes a trial court?

a) Courts established by Congress.

b) Federal courts specifically created by the U.S. Constitution.

c) Courts that generally review only findings of law made by lower courts.

d) Courts of jurisdiction where cases begin.

3) Courts that review legal procedures to make certain that the law was applied properly to the issues presented in the case are specifically

a) civil courts.

b) appellate courts.

c) trial courts.

d) all courts.

e) no courts.

4) Which case first initiated the Judicial Review?

a) McCulloch vs. Maryland (1819)

b) Cohens vs. Virginia (1821)

c) Martin vs. Hunter’s Lessee (1816)

d) none of the following cases


U.S district courts were created when the Judiciary Act of 1789 was established.

a) True

b) False

6) Within the last three decades, Supreme Court decisions have coincided exclusively with public opinion.

a) True

b) False

7) Which case is an example of judicial activism:

a) Roe vs Wade (1973)

b) Cohens vs. Virginia (1821)

c) McCulloch vs. Maryland (1819)

d) Martin vs. Hunter’s Lessee (1816)

8) Which of the following takes into account the personal preference of the justices when making decisions?

a) The strategic model.

b) Influences by public opinion.

c) Behavioral characteristics.

d) The attitudinal model.

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