The Brethren: Inside the Supreme Court Multiple Choice Test Questions

Bob Woodward
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1. How are decisions of the Supreme Court announced?
(a) In person.
(b) In writing.
(c) On the internet.
(d) By television.

2. When does the court's term begin?
(a) August.
(b) October.
(c) July.
(d) June.

3. When the court agrees to hear a case it is known as granting what?
(a) Briefing.
(b) Cert.
(c) Argument.
(d) Hearing.

4. How many justices must agree to hear a case before the case can be heard?
(a) Two.
(b) Five.
(c) Three.
(d) Four.

5. Written arguments from both sides of the case are also called what?
(a) Briefs.
(b) Papers.
(c) Arguments.
(d) Memoranda.

6. How long does each side normally get during oral arguments?
(a) 45 minutes.
(b) 60 minutes.
(c) As long as they want.
(d) 30 minutes.

7. In what year does Chief Justice Earl Warren retire from the Court?
(a) 1968.
(b) 1970.
(c) 1960.
(d) 1972.

8. How long was Earl Warren chief justice?
(a) 13 years.
(b) 11 years.
(c) 9 years.
(d) 15 years.

9. Who did Chief Justice Earl Warren believe would be his replacement?
(a) Warren R. Burger.
(b) John Mitchell.
(c) Thurgood Marshall.
(d) Potter Stewart.

10. Who appoints justices to the Supreme Court?
(a) Congress.
(b) The president.
(c) The senate.
(d) The attorney general.

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