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Multiple Choice Quiz

  1. Which types of courts receive the highest volume of cases?
      a. Trial courts
      b. Appellate courts
      c. Courts of last resort
      d. None of the above
  2. The Missouri plan uses which of the following to select judges?
      a. Nonpartisan elections
      b. Partisan elections
      c. Simple gubernatorial appointment
      d. Merit system appointment
  3. When will the U.S. Supreme Court hear a case?
      a. If there is original jurisdiction
      b. If it comes to the court through the appellate process
      c. If the President makes a recommendation
      d. Both a and b
  4. Family court, traffic court, and juvenile court are examples of which kind of court?
      a. General jurisdiction
      b. Limited jurisdiction
      c. Appellate courts
      d. None of the above
  5. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of an appellate court?
      a. Reviews the application of the law in a case
      b. Reviews the facts of the case
      c. Heard by a panel of judges
      d. No jury present
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