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  • 1. 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 The Executive Branch The Executive Branch (Part 2) The Judicial Branch The Supreme Court Past Practice Questions
  • 2. The major responsibility of the Executive Branch is to:
  • 3. Enforce laws
  • 4. What is Federalism?
  • 5. The system of sharing power between state and national governments
  • 6. The Executive Branch does NOT have the power to:
  • 7. Declare war
  • 8. Who is the head of the Executive Branch at the state level?
  • 9. Governor
  • 10. If a power is not specifically given to the national government, then the power is held by the states. What is this power called?
  • 11. Reserved power
  • 12. Who is the Chief Executive of the United States?
  • 13. Barack Obama
  • 14. Who is the current Governor of Virginia?
  • 15. Tim Kaine
  • 16. What is one of the powers of the President?
  • 17. Veto Legislation
  • 18. Who is supreme in our federal system?
  • 19. The National Government
  • 20. What is one way the President influences the policymaking process?
  • 21. State of the Union Address
  • 22. What is the primary responsibility of the Judicial Branch?
  • 23. To interpret laws
  • 24. What is jurisdiction?
  • 25. The court’s right to hear a case
  • 26. The U.S. Court of Appeals has jurisdiction is what type of case?
  • 27. Appeals from the U.S. District Courts
  • 28. Joe has been charged with armed robbery. His case is being heard for the first time. The trial is taking place in one of 94 courts. Both a judge and a jury are presiding over the case. What type of court is he in?
  • 29. U.S. District Court
  • 30. The United States Supreme Court and the Virginia Supreme Court both have the power of judicial review. What is judicial review?
  • 31. they can declare laws and acts unconstitutional
  • 32. How many justices sit on the U.S. Supreme Court?
  • 33. Nine Justices
  • 34. Once appointed to the Supreme Court, how long does a justice serve?
  • 35. For life (or until they retire)
  • 36. Who is the current Supreme Court Chief Justice?
  • 37. John Roberts
  • 38. What was the most important outcome of Marbury v. Madison ?
  • 39. It established the principle of judicial review.
  • 40. In 1896, which Supreme Court case ruled that segregation was legal provided facilities were “separate but equal”?
  • 41. Plessey vs. Ferguson
  • 42. In order to win elections, political parties must do what?
  • 43. Appeal to the political center.
  • 44. The most important function of political parties is to:
  • 45. Help candidates win elections.
  • 46. ____________ means that a person judged not guilty cannot but put on trial again for the same crime.
  • 47. Double Jeopardy
  • 48. To ratify an amendment ____ of the states must approve.
  • 49. 3/4
  • 50. The number of electors from Virginia= the number of United States Senators from Virginia + ___________________.
  • 51. the number of United States representatives from Virginia