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Multiple Choice



This activity contains 15 questions.

Question 1.
Federal ________ cases are cases arising under the United States Constitution, treaties, and federal statutes and regulations.


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Question 2.
Federal courts have ________ jurisdiction to hear cases involving federal crimes, antitrust, bankruptcy, patent and copyright cases, suits against the United States, and most admiralty cases.


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Question 3.
________ of citizenship occurs if a lawsuit involves citizens of different states, or a citizen of a state and a citizen or subject of a foreign country.


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Question 4.
State courts have ________ jurisdiction with federal courts to hear cases involving diversity of citizenship and federal questions over which federal courts do not have exclusive jurisdiction.


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Question 5.
To bring a lawsuit, a plaintiff must have ________ to sue.


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Question 6.
Jurisdiction over a person is called ________ jurisdiction.


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Question 7.
________ jurisdiction refers to the authority of a court to hear a case because of jurisdiction over the property of the lawsuit.


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Question 8.
Service of ________ is usually accomplished by personal service of the summons and complaint on the defendant.


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Question 9.
________ jurisdiction allows a plaintiff who obtains a judgment in one state to try to collect the judgment by attaching property of the defendant located in another state.


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Question 10.
A(n) ________ statute extends a state's jurisdiction to nonresidents who were not served a summons within the state.


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Question 11.
________ requires lawsuits to be heard by the court that has jurisdiction nearest the location in which the incident occurred or where the parties reside.


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Question 12.
Because of their importance, administrative agencies are informally referred to as the "________ branch of government."


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Question 13.
Administrative law is a combination of ________ law and ________ law.


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Question 14.
Which of the following is not an example of a federal administrative agency?


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Question 15.
Which of the following is not a customary administrative agency power?


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