Which is NOT true about Supreme Court decisions? A.They can be undone by constitutional amendments. B.They can be overturned by future court decisions.C.They are permanent and final decisions on U.S. law.D.They can be modified or reinterpreted by future court decisions. Answer Key: C Question 5 of 10 10.0/ 10.0 Points An opinion by a federal judge that states agreement with the outcome of a case, but expresses different reasons than those expressed by the majority is a: Answer Key: A Question 6 of 10 10.0/ 10.0 Points Which types of cases are decided by federal courts?
Answer Key: D Question 7 of 10 0.0/ 10.0 Points What was the result of Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)? Answer Key: C Question 8 of 10 0.0/ 10.0 Points What does "equality" mean in the judicial system? A.People are treated identically as American citizens. B.People should have equal resources and opportunities.C.Groups of people who have been disadvantaged historically should receive preferences andD.It depends on the issue, the circumstances, and the makeup of the court involved. benefits to reach equality. Answer Key: D Question 9 of 10 10.0/ 10.0 Points What is the Supreme Court test for whether or not a law violate the Establishment Clause?
Answer Key: A Question 10 of 10 10.0/ 10.0 Points What are the issues called, which are often decided by the courts, such as abortion, capital punishment, or LGBT rights? Answer Key: D
- Spring '11
- Government, Week 5 Quiz, Supreme Court of the United States, President of the United States