Philippine Judicial System under the 1987: Freedom Constitution Quiz

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Who authored the bill that replaced the Philippine Organic Act of 1902?

William Jones

In which year was the Hare-Hawes-Cutting Act passed by the United States Congress?

1932

Who led the Filipino mission that played a crucial role in the passing of the Hare-Hawes-Cutting Act?

Sergio Osmena

Which two individuals coauthored the Tydings-Mcduffie Act of 1934?

Millard Tydings and John McDuffie

When did the 1935 Constitution of the Philippines govern the country until?

1946

What type of legislative body did the original 1935 Constitution provide for?

Unicameral National Assembly

What was the name of the Supreme Council established in the 1897 Constitution of Biak-na-Bato?

Consejo Supremo de Gracia Y Justicia

Which department secretary was NOT part of the Supreme Council established in the 1897 Constitution of Biak-na-Bato?

Labor

When was the Political Constitution of 1899 promulgated by Emilio Aguinaldo?

January 21, 1899

Where did Filipino revolutionaries sign the Pact of Biak-na-Bato?

Biak-na-Bato

What event prompted the establishment of the United States Navy transporting Emilio Aguinaldo back to the Philippines?

Defeat of the Spanish in the Battle of Manila Bay

Which body transformed from a dictatorial government to a revolutionary government in June 1898?

Philippine Revolutionary Army

Which act of the United States Congress established a bicameral legislature for the Philippine Islands?

Philippine Organic Act of 1902

Who was the author of the Philippine Organic Act of 1902?

Henry Allen Cooper

What was the key provision in the Philippine Organic Act of 1902 that represented Filipinos in the United States House of Representatives?

Appointment of two non-voting Filipino Resident Commissioners

What did the Philippine Autonomy Act of 1916 modify in the structure of the Philippine government?

Replaced the legislative upper house with a Senate elected by Filipino voters

Which act is commonly referred to as the 'Jones Law'?

Philippine Autonomy Act of 1916

What did the Philippine Organic Act of 1902 provide for in terms of representation in its legislature?

Bicameral legislature composed of Philippine Commission and Philippine Assembly

Who is the head of the executive branch according to the 1987 Freedom Constitution?

The President and the Cabinet

How many members make up the Senate in the legislative branch according to the 1987 Freedom Constitution?

24

What is the term limit for serving as a Senator according to the 1987 Freedom Constitution?

Two consecutive six-year terms

Which commission was one of the independent constitutional commissions mentioned in the text?

Civil Service Commission

What is the purpose of the party-list system created by the 1987 Constitution?

To provide spaces for under-represented community sectors or groups

Which branch of government has the power vested in Congress according to the 1987 Freedom Constitution?

The Legislative Branch

How many members make up the Supreme Court in the Philippines?

15 members

Which of the following is NOT a member of the Judicial and Bar Council in the Philippines?

The President of the Philippines

How long does the private sector representative serve on the Judicial and Bar Council?

One year

What types of cases may the Supreme Court Justices hear on appeal?

Cases about constitutionality of laws and jurisdiction

How many members are on the Judicial and Bar Council in the Philippines?

7 members

In which branch of government does the Supreme Court reside in the Philippines?

Judicial branch

Test your knowledge of the Philippine judicial system under the 1987 Freedom Constitution, focusing on the Supreme Court, lower courts, and appointment processes. Learn about the composition of the Supreme Court and the power vested in the judiciary branch.

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