EOC Judicial – Systems / Structures. Quiz one. EOC Questions. The majority of the job of the Supreme Court is to decide whether laws or actions by the government officials are allowed by which of the following? a . the lower courts b. the President c. the Senate
The majority of the job of the Supreme Court is to decide whether laws or actions by the government officials are allowed by which of the following?
a. the lower courts
b. the President
c. the Senate
d. the U.S. Constitution
What court system has jurisdiction over controversies between states?
a. federal courts
b. state courts from states not involved
c. state Supreme Courts
d. state trial courts
How do federal district courts and court of appeals differ?
a. In federal district courts, juries determine facts in cases and in courts of appeals, they review decisions made in lower courts.
b. In federal district courts, juries determine facts in cases and in courts of appeals, judges review juries decisions in lower courts.
c. In federal district courts, judges determine the facts in a case and in a court of appeals, they review the decisions made by judges in lower courts.
d. In federal district courts, judges determine the facts in a case and in a court of appeals, juries review the facts of a case.
A courts authority to hear or decide a case is known as which of the following?
a. stare decisis
b. a brief
The U.S. District Courts have original jurisdiction, meaning which of the following?
a. most federal cases get to the district courts after having been tried at a lower court
b. most cases get tried at the district courts first
c. they have the right to choose what cases they hear
d. they have the final say in the decision of that case
The U.S. District Courts, U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal and the U.S. Supreme Court are all part of which court system?
a. federal court system
b. state court system
c. local court system
d. appellate court system
When a case has been tried by a district court and it gets appealed it is handed over to which of the following courts because they appellate jurisdiction before the Supreme Court does?
a. U.S. Court of Appeals
b. U.S. District Court
c. U.S. Supreme Court
d. U.S. Federal Court
All federal cases must begin in district court because they have which of the following powers to hear a case for the first time?
a. original jurisdiction
b. federal control
d. appellate jurisdiction
Which of the following is the power to say whether any federal, state or local law or government action goes against the Constitution?
a. judicial review
b. judicial interpretation
c. Supreme Court review
d. veto power