• 1. 
    Which of the following is not a part of the Judicial Branch of government?

  • Federal District Courts
  • The Department of Justice
  • Federal Court of Appeals
  • The Supreme Court
  • 2. 
    What is considered the highest court of the United States?

  • The Federal Court of Appeals
  • The Supreme Court
  • The Congressional Court
  • The Presidential Court
  • 3. 
    True or False: A decision made by the Supreme Court can be appealed to the Senate.

  • TRUE
  • 4. 
    How many justices are there on the current Supreme Court?

  • 9
  • 1
  • 6
  • 12
  • 5. 
    How long is the term for a Supreme Court justice?

  • 4 years
  • 2 years
  • 1 year
  • For the rest of their life.
  • 6. 
    What two documents guarantee the right of a fair judicial process to every citizen of the United States?

  • The Magna Carta and the Constitution
  • The Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights
  • The Rule of Law and the Fair Trial Papers
  • The Constitution and the Bill of Rights
  • 7. 
    What happens if a person can`t afford a lawyer?

  • They must represent themselves before the judge.
  • They are automatically determined guilty.
  • They are given a lawyer by the government.
  • The judge acts as their lawyer.
  • 8. 
    About how many cases does the Supreme Court review each year?

  • 10
  • 2
  • 75
  • 150
  • 9. 
    What is the main reason that federal judges are appointed to their position for life rather than a specific term like most politicians?

  • Because many cases take years and years to review.
  • So they will make decisions based on what they think is right, rather than on what they think will help them keep their job.
  • In order to allow them to learn their job and become good at it over time.
  • Because most of them are old and will die soon anyway.
  • 10. 
    If someone feels that their trial was not fair or was handled wrong, what is the next step they can take in the judicial process?

  • They can ask for a Congressman to pardon them.
  • They can appeal to a higher court of law.
  • They can fire their lawyer and ask the judge for another trial.
  • They can flee to another country and then declare a new trial.
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