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Judicial System Review (CE.9)

Quiz by Matthew J. Shipp

Civics and Economics
History and Social Science
Virginia Standards of Learning

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  • Q1

    The authority to hear a court case FIRST is called _____.

    Misdemeanor

    Appellate jurisdiction

    Plaintiff

    Original jurisdiction

    20s
    CE.9
  • Q2

    What is the court that has original jurisdiction for misdemeanors?

    U.S. District Court

    General District Court

    Circuit Court

    Virginia Court of Appeals

    20s
  • Q3

    What is the name for a serious or major crime?

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    45s
  • Q4

    A court's power to hear an appeal is called _____. 

    Appellate jurisdiction

    Arraignment

    Original jurisdiction

    Plaintiff

    20s
  • Q5

    What federal court has judges and appellate jurisdiction from the U.S. District Court?

    U.S. Supreme Court

    Circuit Court

    U.S. Court of Appeals

    General District Court

    20s
  • Q6

    What Virginia court has 7 justices and appellate jurisdiction from the Court of Appeals?

    Virginia Supreme Court

    U.S. Court of Appeals

    Virginia Court of Appeals

    U.S. Supreme Court

    20s
  • Q7

    What is the name for a minor or small crime?

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    45s
  • Q8

    Identify the following courts as either Federal or State.

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    45s
  • Q9

    Why was the case of Marbury v. Madison important?

    It was the first case ever heard by the Supreme Court

    It was the first to use the power of judicial review. 

    It was the first time a law was vetoed. 

    It was the first time an amendment was added to the Constitution. 

    20s
  • Q10

    The Virginia Constitution is the "supreme law of the land."

    false
    true
    True or False
    20s
  • Q11

    "Judicial review" is the power to declare a law _______. 

    supreme

    ratified

    unconstitutional

    guilty

    20s
  • Q12

    "Due process" is mentioned in two constitutional amendments.  Match the amendment with the correct level of government. 

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    30s
  • Q13

    Put the steps of the criminal trial process in the correct order.

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    45s
  • Q14

    In a civil trial, the person who starts the case by filing a complaint is the ______. 

    Defendant

    Jury

    Compensation

    Plaintiff

    20s
  • Q15

    In order to make an arrest, police must have a reasonable belief that a person is involved in a crime.  What is the name for this "reasonable belief"?

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    45s

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