Chapter 4 Quiz

Question 15 / 5 pts

In any given year, the largest number of cases is heard in:  Federal courts   State supreme courts   U.S. District Courts Correct!  State trial courts  Question 25 / 5 pts

Which of the following statements best describes colonial courts?  they acted independently from the governor Correct!  they were rather simple institutions   they handled many cases   they were dominated by legal experts  Question 35 / 5 pts

Which of the following is not true about American courts after the Civil War?  the growth of cities meant that more complex cases went to the courts   many new courts were added   specialized courts were created Correct!  the addition of new courts was carefully planned.  Question 45 / 5 pts

A court is said to have “limited jurisdiction” when it:  deals only with the pretrial stages of a case.   hears only juvenile matters Correct!  handles only minor cases   hears a limited number of cases in a given year.  Question 55 / 5 pts

Which of the following types of courts do not have “limited jurisdiction”?Correct!  courts of appeals   municipal courts   magistrates   county courts  Question 65 / 5 pts

The largest number of courts in the United States is courts of:  general jurisdiction   appellate jurisdiction   superior jurisdiction Correct!  limited jurisdiction  Question 75 / 5 pts

Trial de novo means:  the prosecution’s right of appeal Correct!  that the proceedings are repeated   a trial based on prior negotiations   an expedited hearing to determine truth  Question 85 / 5 pts

In criminal cases, the functions of the lower courts include:  disposition of misdemeanors and traffic offenses   preliminary hearings for felony offenses   taking a plea in all cases Correct!  a and b are both true  Question 95 / 5 pts

A person arrested for speeding would most likely appear in a:  court of appeal   court of general jurisdiction Correct!  court of limited jurisdiction   it depends on the speed of the car  Question 105 / 5 pts

Trial courts of general jurisdiction are:  limited to misdemeanor cases Correct!  unlimited as to what they may hear   limited to civil cases   limited to felony cases 

 
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