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Marbury v. Madison: Quiz


Question 1:
What is the full name of Marbury v. Madison?
William Marbury v. James Madison, Secretary of State of the United States
Football Club Fiorentino
Nawaf Falah
Ray Hodgson

Question 2: Because Marbury filed his petition for the ________ directly in the Supreme Court, the Court needed to be able to exercise original jurisdiction over the case in order to have the power to hear it.
Common lawAppealFederal Rules of Civil ProcedureMandamus

Question 3: These appointees, the infamous "________", were all located in the Washington and Alexandria area.
Midnight Judges ActJames MadisonAlien and Sedition ActsMarbury v. Madison

Question 4: The concept was also laid out by ________ in Federalist No. 78:
John JayAlexander HamiltonJames MadisonGeorge Washington

Question 5: This case resulted from a petition to the Supreme Court by William Marbury, who had been appointed by President ________ as Justice of the Peace in the District of Columbia but whose commission was not subsequently delivered.
Martin Van BurenJohn AdamsBenjamin FranklinThomas Jefferson

Question 6: It formed the basis for the exercise of ________ under Article III of the Constitution.
Judicial review in the United StatesPhiladelphia ConventionMarbury v. MadisonJurisdiction stripping

Question 7: During this lame-duck session, Congress passed the ________.
Marbury v. MadisonMidnight Judges ActSupreme Court of the United StatesJames Madison

Question 8: Marbury v. Madison, 5 U.S. (1 Cranch) 137 (1803) is a landmark case in ________.
United States CongressUnited States ConstitutionUnited States courts of appealsLaw of the United States

Question 9: This task fell to John Marshall, who, even though recently appointed ________, continued as the acting Secretary of State at President Adams's personal request.
Chief Justice of the United StatesPresident of the United StatesSupreme Court of the United StatesAssociate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States

Question 10: In the presidential election of 1800, Thomas Jefferson defeated ________, becoming the third President of the United States.
Martin Van BurenBenjamin FranklinJohn Quincy AdamsJohn Adams

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