1. In which department of the executive branch would Georgia voters MOST LIKELY be able to make a change?
a. Department of Labor
b. Department of Transportation
c. Department of Defense
d. Department of Corrections
2. One of the chief responsibilities of the governor as head of the executive branch of Georgia’s government is
a. To decide if a law is constitutional
b. To write effective legislation
c. To review judicial decisions and veto judicial laws
d. To make budgetary recommendations to the General Assembly
3. How is the election and term of office for the lieutenant governor different than that of the governor?
a. lt. gov. does not run on the same ticket
b. lt. gov. must belong to the same party
c. lt. gov. must be 30 years old or older
d. There are no term limits for the lt. gov.
4. Which court and its jurisdiction are matched correctly?
a. Probate court – appeals from superior court
b. Juvenile court – violent felonies committed by adults
c. Magistrate court – search warrants
d. State court – marriage and firearm licenses
5. For a person accused by the county of having used a gun to rob a grocery store, which set of rules will MOST LIKELY apply to their court case?
a. Civil law
b. Trial law
c. Appellate law
d. Criminal law
6. Which of the following is characteristic of an appellate court?
a. Looks over decisions made by other courts
d. Decides if someone broke the law or not
7. In a civil case, the defendant is accused of having wronged another person. The person who makes this accusation is called the
8. The judges in some of Georgia’s courts are selected in partisan elections. Partisan means
a. Not associated with a political party
b. Not associated with a particular county
c. Associated with a particular county
d. Associated with a political party