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Federal Court System (Grade 5)

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Federal Court System

1. 
The Supreme Court is the only court mentioned by name in the Constitution.
  1. True
  2. False
2. 
How many inferior courts does the Constitution say should be created?
  1. 3
  2. 5
  3. 7
  4. It does not give a specific number
3. 
According to the Constitution, who is responsible for the creation of new courts?
  1. Congress
  2. the president
  3. the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
  4. the Speaker of the House of Representatives
4. 
The vice president is responsible for selecting judges to fill vacant positions on federal courts.
  1. True
  2. False
5. 
The Constitution does not mention the number of judges the Supreme Court should have.
  1. True
  2. False
6. 
Who confirms judges selected by the president?
  1. the House of Representatives
  2. the Supreme Court
  3. the Senate
  4. Congress
7. 
What are three of the five ways a federal judge may leave office?



8. 
Federal district courts can see both criminal and civil cases.
  1. True
  2. False
9. 
How many federal districts are there?
  1. 12
  2. 48
  3. 94
  4. 111
10. 
The United States Courts of Appeals are also called                                   .
11. 
The appeals courts hear cases that are out of the jurisdiction of the district courts.
  1. True
  2. False
12. 
The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit is the only appeals court that can hear patent related cases.
  1. True
  2. False
13. 
Federal appeals courts do not hold trials.
  1. True
  2. False
14. 
What is the purpose of the appeals courts?



15. 
The Supreme Court must hear all cases appealed from the circuit courts.
  1. True
  2. False
16. 
Both laws passed by the legislature and executive orders are subject to judicial review by the courts to determine if they are constitutional.
  1. True
  2. False

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