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Sunday 21 August 2016

Criminology Solved MCQs

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1. Which of the following statement(s) is/are TRUE with regard to the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS)?
A. The NCVS gives an indication of the extent of crime unreported to the police
B. The NCVS interviews victims of crimes more extensively than offenders of crime
C. A and B
D. The NCVS generates crime data for all Index Crimes including murder
E. All of the above

2. Which statements are true?
A. Stranger-to-stranger rape is by far the most common form of rape
B. Marital rape is very rare and likely unimportant for the criminal justice system
C. The marital exception means that legally a married husband can not be charged with raping his wife
D. All of the above

3. Which statement(s) are TRUE about robbery?
A. Robbery is mainly a street crime (e.g., parks, alleys, streets)
B. Robbery rates are highest in the northeast
C. Both A and B
D. Victims are more likely to be injured if the robber uses a gun
E. The highest robbery rates occur in the winter months from November to March

4. Crimes such as gambling and drug possession have been created by legislative order to maintain and protect the "fabric" of society. Laws relating to such crimes are considered?
A. Actus delicti
B. Mala in se
C. Stare decisis
D. Mala Prohibitum

5. Which of the following are TRUE of a tort?
A. Civil or private wrong
B. Individual brings the action and receives damages
C. The standard of proof is “beyond a reasonable doubt.”
D. All of the above
E. A and B

7. An individual can be found criminally guilty of an act under acts rules if?
A. The action is voluntary
B. The individual failed to act when there is a legal duty to do so
C. The action involved real actions and not simply words
D. All of the above
E. A and B

8. When the FBI indicates that the murder rate was 8 in 1995, it means that?
A. About 8 people in the average U.S. city were murdered that year
B. About 8 people in the average U.S. county were murdered that year
C. About 8 people per 100,000 were murdered that year
D. About 8 people per 1,000,000 people were murdered that year

9. Which statement(s) is/are TRUE about auto theft?
A. Thieves prefer cars with interchangeable parts
B. A greater proportion of stolen cars were returned to their owners in the 1990s then they were in the1960s
C. Cars are sometimes stolen for the purpose of being used in other crimes
D. Joy riding is the most common motive of auto theft today
E. Both A and C

10. Which of the following are TRUE statements?
A. Homicide rates are higher in northern states
B. Public perceptions of crime are heavily influenced by the media
C. Less than 3 percent of the cases tried each year in the United States use the "insanity" defense
D. Both B and C
E. All of the above

11. Which statement(s) is/are true about thieves, burglars, and fences?
A. Professional thieves are more common than occasional thieves
B. A fence is usually a violent criminal
C. Under the legal definition of burglary, there does NOT have to be specific intent to steal once the individual has broken into a house
D. Professional thieves are more likely to adhere to “codes of honor” than occasional thieves
E. B and D

12. Which behaviors are generally good legal excuses to commit a crime?
A. Threatened by an armed gunman, a woman hits assailant with a bat to defend herself
B. An individual was extremely drunk and hit a person
C. An individual did not know right from wrong in a state where the M’Naghten Rule is used
D. An individual was hungry on a deserted island, thus killed and ate their friend
E. A & C

13. Which statement correctly lists the order of crimes with respect to how common they are as reported by the UCR. (LEAST COMMON, MOST COMMON)?
A. Aggravated assault, murder, burglary, auto theft, larceny-theft
B. Burglary, murder, aggravated assault, larceny-theft, auto theft
C. Murder, aggravated assault, burglary, auto theft, larceny-theft
D. Auto theft, larceny-theft, murder, aggravated assault, burglary

14. The M’Naghten rule?
A. Is used as an insanity defense in criminal prosecution
B. Maintains that an individual is legally insane if he or she is unable to tell right from wrong
C. Maintains that an individual could not control their behavior because of a mental disease
D. A and B
E. All of the above

15. Which statements are TRUE about common law?
A. Generally emerges from precedent, or from previously decided cases
B. Is completely inflexible to change and cannot evolve when unprecedented cases occur.
C. Was common before the time of William the Conqueror in England (pre-1066)
D. Emerged through sharing of case information between judges
E. Both A and D

16. Which statements are TRUE about the insanity defense?
A. The M’Naghten rule is the most narrowly defined and strict of the insanity laws (e.g., most difficult for a defendant to escape prosecution)
B. The irresistible impulse test incorporates the M’Naghten rule with the possibility that a person could not control their criminal behavior
C. The substantial capacity test measures insanity through IQ tests
D. A and B

17. Which statements are TRUE about individuals being punished by the state for omission to act?
A. Strangers who did not help Kitty Genovese while she was being attacked were arrested for failing to aid a fellow citizen
B. A husband failing to aid his wife can be criminally charged because of a relationship by status
C. Some state have statutes which mandate citizens to aid others (e.g., must help police).
D. B and C
E. All of the above

18. White-collar crime?
A. Is often considered more of a social problem by the public than “street crimes” such as robbery
B. Involves individuals using businesses, or the “marketplace” to commit crimes
C. Results in social and economic damage that is equally or more damaging than “street crimes”
D. All of the above
E. B and C

19. Terrorism?
A. Is completely unrelated to hate crime
B. Involves only hatred; terrorists just want people dead
C. Involves strategies to use the best amount of violence
D. Is easy to define
E. Is mainly a white-collar crime

20. Instrumental homicides usually?
A. Are committed while offenders are committing other crimes (e.g., robbery)
B. Involve interpersonal disputes
C. Are an expressive form of homicide
D. Are the most common form of homicide

21. Which statement(s) are TRUE concerning the perception of crime?
A. People generally understand that property crime is more common than violent crime
B. Michael Moore (in Bowling for Columbine) argues that, due to the media, Americans believe Black males are prone to criminality
C. Non-white minorities do not perceive crime as a problem
D. None of the above
E. A and B

22. A professional fence is more likely than a non-professional fence to?
A. Have interpersonal relationships with police and legal officials
B. Deal with nonprofessional thieves
C. Have a very strong code of honor
D. None of above

23. When people in a population are producing material wealth we might expect?
A. Scroungers to move to different locations
B. Scroungers to become motivated to steal some of their wealth
C. Scroungers to start producing more
D. None of the above

24. What factors are associated with honor in the American South?
A. White males
B. Scotch-Irish Herders
C. Instrumental violence
D. All of the above
E. Both A and B

25. Which type of intent would be the most relevant to a person who kills a stranger while driving drunk?
A. Constructive intent
B. Specific intent
C. Transferred intent
D. None of the above

26. Which of the following are true?
A. Crime is a behavioral event
B. Criminality is a legal category
C. Criminals are those who violate social norms
D. All of the above are true

27. Date rape?
A. Has only one type, and is easy to categorize
B. Is unique to the U.S.
C. Is uncommon on university campuses
D. Is reported in about 1 out of 10 cases

28. Criminologists refer to the "dark figure" of crime as?
A. Index crimes listed in the Uniform Crime Reports
B. The number of incorrectly reported crimes received by the police
C. The number of brutal crimes where no arrest is made
D. The number of unreported crimes

29. Uniform crime reports?
A. Are the most widely cited source of aggregate crime statistics
B. Count only index crimes
C. Compile records from 200 police departments located in major U.S. cities
D. All of the above

30. A system of social control is?
A. Comprised of rules, that are sanctioned by actors (individuals)
B. Often categorized by unilateral, bilateral, and trilateral social controllers
C. NOT relevant to discussions of regional patterns of violence (e.g., southern “cultures of honor”
D. A and B
E. All of the above

31. Laws differ from social rules because?
A. Laws are sanctioned by state third-party controllers (trilateral controls)
B. Only legal rules, when enforced, produce sanctions
C. Law violations define criminal behavior and social rule violations define deviant behavior.
D. Social rules are only sanctioned by trilateral controllers
E. A and C

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