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Almost Painless Guide to the U.S. Judicial Branch - Homework

True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

United States Federal Judges (including the Supreme Court) are appointed for life.
 

 2. 

Supreme Court Justices are voted on by popular vote.
 

 3. 

The legislative branch plays no role in filling of Supreme Court vacancies.
 

 4. 

The Supreme Court is the highest court in the United States.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 5. 

The outcome of Supreme Court case are decided by
a.
2/3 vote.
c.
majority vote.
b.
3/4 vote.
d.
unanimous vote.
 

 6. 

The means by which the Supreme Court has authority to rule on constitutionality of federal and state law is called
a.
appeals review.
c.
a supreme decision.
b.
ultimate authority.
d.
judicial review.
 

 7. 

The judicial branch is made up of
a.
only the supreme court.
c.
all courts in the United States.
b.
the supreme court and all other federal courts.
d.
only federal and state courts.
 

Multiple Response
Identify one or more choices that best complete the statement or answer the question.
 

 8. 

The only way to stop being a Supreme Court Justice is to (select all that apply)
 a.
retire.
 c.
be impeached.
 b.
die.
 d.
to be fired by the President.
 

 9. 

The Supreme Court’s authority is “checked” by
 a.
the President.
 c.
popular vote.
 b.
the Legislative Branch.
 d.
judicial review.
 

 10. 

The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
 a.
leads the Supreme Court.
 c.
has to be confirmed by the Senate.
 b.
is the judge in “Impeachment” cases.
 d.
can override all other justices on court cases.
 



 
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