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Civics Chapter 7 & 8 Test Review Game

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1. The full faith and credit clause ensures that each state will

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2. Civil cases usually focus on

a.

human rights.

c.

property or money.

b.

criminal misconduct.

d.

racial discrimination.

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3. A referendum

a.

refers potential laws directly to the people, who then vote on them.

b.

refers initiatives directly to the governor for signature or veto.

c.

is a hearing for a new bill in the House of Representatives.

d.

is a bill passed by one house, then referred to the other for approval.

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4. The final step in making a state law is

a.

letting the voters decide on the bill.

b.

the governor signing the bill.

c.

passing the bill through both houses of the legislature.

d.

having the bill formally accepted by the Department of the Interior.

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5. The 1964 case of

Reynolds

v.

Sims

a.

upheld the principle of “one person, one vote.”

b.

upheld the principles of bicameral legislatures.

c.

allowed the governor of Nebraska to take control of the Senate.

d.

gave women the right to vote in state elections.

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6. What is the name of the process used to remove elected officials from their office?

a.

a referendum

c.

an initiative

b.

a recall

d.

a constituent

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7. What

types of courts exist in most states?

a.

trial courts

c.

state Supreme Courts

b.

appeals courts

d.

all of the above

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8. Local governments have authority over

a.

schools and libraries.

c.

sewage systems.

b.

public utilities.

d.

all of the above

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9. Several children become sick after swimming in a public swimming pool.

a.

Department of Human Services.

c.

State Board of Health.

b.

Public Water Commission.

d.

Department of Public Safety.

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10. Governments compete with each other for

a.

control of local roads.

c.

the right to set voting requirements.

b.

tax money.

d.

control of the military.

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11. The state official responsible for carrying out policies set by the State Board of Education is the

a.

superintendent of public instruction.

b.

superintendent of public welfare.

c.

head of the State Board of Education.

d.

head of the Department of Public Education.

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12. Local governments get their powers from

a.

lawmakers of the territory.

c.

the federal government.

b.

the state.

d.

a referendum.

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13. The state official who often presides over the state Senate is the

a.

senior state senator.

c.

governor.

b.

secretary of state.

d.

lieutenant governor.

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14.

A peaceful protest in a downtown area turns into a riot. The mayor of the city asks the governor for help from the

a.

Department of Public Safety.

c.

army.

b.

National Guard.

d.

Department of the Interior.

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15.

The governor's power to reject only one part of a money bill is called a(n)

a.

item veto.

c.

executive veto.

b.

pocket veto.

d.

specified veto.

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16.

The two houses of a state legislature have passed different versions of a bill giving tax breaks to small-business owners. The most likely place the bill would go next is to

a.

the governor.

c.

a referendum.

b.

the floor of both houses.

d.

a joint conference committee.

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17. States have the power to

a.

establish marriage laws.

b.

coin money.

c.

establish post offices.

d.

set rules concerning immigration and naturalization.

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18

.

A dog owner is being sued by a homeowner, who claims that the dog caused $1,200 worth of damage to his garden. The homeowner would probably take the dispute to

a.

general trial court.

c.

family relations court.

b.

appeals court.

d.

small-claims court.

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19. A governor's duties include all of the following EXCEPT

a.

interpreting state laws.

c.

drawing up state budgets.

b.

appointing state officials.

d.

carrying out state laws.

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20. Only the federal government can

a.

make laws concerning health care.

c.

maintain an army and a navy.

b.

collect taxes.

d.

build highways and bridges.

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21. Before a law can be declared unconstitutional,

a.

the president must agree to the declaration.

b.

there must be a two-thirds majority vote in the Senate.

c.

someone must challenge the law and bring a case to court

.

d. The U.S. Court of

Federal Claims must hold a hearing

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22. Supreme Court justices can only be removed from office by

a.

impeachment.

c.

the voters.

b.

the president.

d.

a panel of district court justices.

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23. The size of the Supreme Court is determined by

a.

the president.

c.

the Senate.

b.

the voters.

d.

Congress.

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24.All federal judges are

a.

elected to office.

c.

appointed by the president.

b.

hired by the Supreme Court.

d.

appointed by the Senate.

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25. The U.S. Supreme Court works chiefly as a(n)

a.

appeals court.

c.

criminal court.

b.

military court.

d.

civil court.

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26. The job of a federal district judge is

a.

to defend government officials charged with criminal misconduct.

b.

to defend the United States in lawsuits with foreign nations or individuals.

c.

to conduct civil and criminal trials.

d.

to work with Congress in passing new laws.

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27. All district court judges (except those in U.S. territories)

a.

serve four-year terms.

c.

are appointed for life.

b.

serve eight-year terms.

d.

are U.S. marshals.

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28. At the base of the federal court system are the

a.

district courts.

c.

military courts.

b.

appellate courts.

d.

U.S. Courts of Appeals.

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29. The constitutional right to a fair trial includes

a.

the right of appeal.

c.

the right to a jury trial.

b.

the right to have a lawyer.

d.

all of the above

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30. A person convicted of a crime in a district court has the right to

a.

appeal the verdict in a circuit court.

b.

appeal the verdict to the grand jury.

c.

appeal directly to the Supreme Court.

d.

request a new trial in the district court.

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31. The highest court in the United States is

a.

a court of appeals.

c.

the U.S. Claims Court.

b.

the Supreme Court.

d.

a district court.

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32. Supreme Court justices

a.

serve 10-year terms.

c.

are appointed for life.

b.

must be lawyers.

d.

cannot be impeached.

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33.

A person has been arrested and questioned by the police before being informed of his or her rights. This is in violation of the Supreme Court ruling in

a.

Marbury

v.

Madison

.

b.

Miranda

v.

Arizona

.

c.

Plessy

v.

Ferguson

.

d.

Brown

v.

Board of Education of Topeka

.

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34.

The Supreme Court's 1954 decision in

Brown

v. Board of Education of Topeka suggested that

a.

the Court's decision in

Plessy

v.

Ferguson

was correct.

b.

segregation laws were unconstitutional.

c.

the Supreme Court would have limited influence on the civil rights movement.

d.

the Supreme Court had powers that were not granted by the Constitution.

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35. The principle of judicial review was established by

a.

John Marshall.

c.

Franklin D. Roosevelt.

b.

James Madison.

d.

William Marbury.

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36. Courts that review cases appealed from the district courts are called

a.

small claims courts.

c.

territorial courts.

b.

court-martials.

d.

courts of appeals.

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37. The authority to interpret and administer the law is called

a.

common law.

c.

judicial review.

b.

jurisdiction.

d.

administrative law.

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38. People accused of crimes do

not

have the right

a.

to a lawyer.

c.

of appeal.

b.

to a jury trial.

d.

to refuse to appear in court.

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39.

A judge who relies on a precedent set by another judge is making a ruling based on

a.

judicial review.

c.

common law.

b.

administrative law

d.

constitutional law.

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40. A judge on the Supreme Court is called a

a.

marshal.

c.

federal magistrate.

b.

justice.

d.

juror.

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