Exam+questions+10 - Chapter 10 1. Which article of the U.S....

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Chapter 10 1. Which article of the U.S. Constitution establishes the Supreme Court and the Judiciary? a. Article I b. Article II c. Article III d. Article IV e. Article V 2. The Judges and Justices of the federal Courts are a. appointed. b. elected. c. selected from the highest state courts. d. none of the above are correct. e. all of the above are correct. 3. When the Federal Courts are called upon to determine the constitutionality of acts of the states or national legislatures, it uses the power of a. enactment. b. interposition. c. nullification. d. judicial review. e. none of the above are correct. 4. When the court renders a decision explaining what the law means, it is using its a. plenary power b. equitable power c. interpretive power d. subpoena power e. none of the above are correct. 5. The interpretation of the law in cases forms a body of law called a. case law b. the long arm of the law c. the common law d. a and c e. none of the above are correct. 6. The reason the federal courts are a major agent for the pluralist doctrine, in our system of government, is that the judges and justices are: a. very popular b. elected c. appointed by popular presidents d. insulated from the whim and caprice of emotional majorities e. very smart people
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7. State courts are: a. often constricted by public opinion b. immune to media attention c. susceptible to election d. a, b, and c e. a and c 8 The inactive branch of the Federal Government is: a. the legislature b. the executive c. the judiciary d. the bureaucracy e. the military 9. A major source of power in the federal courts is derived from a. the interpretive power b. presidential support c. the popularity of their opinions d. congressional support f. none of the above are correct
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This note was uploaded on 08/26/2008 for the course GOV 1310 taught by Professor Jackson during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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