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Corrections & Correctional Institutions Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT one of the reasons pseudo-families are formed?

Question 2 2. What do we call temporary holding facilities operated on a local level, usually by the county government?

Question 3 3. Why would a juvenile be given adult certification?

Question 4 4. Why was Bridewell innovative?

Question 5 5. Which government agency oversees the parole process for all prisons?

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Question 6 6. Mack has received an early release from prison after serving nine years of a twelve-year sentence. This situation BEST describes which of the following actions?

Question 7 7. How is a prison riot distinguished from other kinds of disturbances that might take place in a prison?

Question 8 8. Physical punishment is also known as _____ .

Question 9 9. Tom is an inmate in a prison in Dallas, Texas. He finds the living conditions appalling, and wants to file a lawsuit so that conditions will be improved. Can he do this? Why or why not?

Question 10 10. What do we call enclosed areas where residents share all parts of their daily lives?

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Question 11 11. Jeremy Bentham's famous prison design allowed all cells to be visible from a central guard station. The design is known as a:

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT a reason jails are used?

Question 13 13. Jerry is an inmate in a state prison. Based on the statistics regarding state prison inmates, which of the following is likely true about him?

Question 14 14. Trevor and Janice are prison inmates. Which of the following statements is TRUE, and why?

Question 15 15. _____ is the process through which new inmates learn the norms and values of prison life.

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Question 16 16. Who decides the rights of prisoners?

Question 17 17. What's the fourth stage of a prison riot, when the riot ends through negotiation, physical confrontation, or surrender?

Question 18 18. How do prison riots typically begin?

Question 19 19. Who usually runs a jail?

Question 20 20. Most female inmates are:

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT one of the main concerns of jail administrators?

Question 22 22. According to the deprivation model, why does prison subculture arise?

Question 23 23. What do we call a person who is detained in a correctional facility?

Question 24 24. Steve was driving drunk and accidentally killed a pedestrian. He's sent to jail and is ultimately sentenced to be incarcerated for a year. Will he go to jail or prison? Why?

Question 25 25. Early forms of physical punishment were based on the premise that if people are humiliated or injured, then they will not commit another crime. Which punishment philosophy is this?

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Question 26 26. Which federal government agency is responsible for collecting, analyzing, and publishing data relating to crime in the United States?

Question 27 27. What are the customs, beliefs, attitudes, values, and lifestyles of the prison inmates within a particular prison?

Question 28 28. What do we call the customs, beliefs, lifestyles, social interactions, and values of prison inmates?

Question 29 29. What's the second stage of a prison riot, when the inmates are informally organized into inmate-led groups, and the riot expands to include more inmates?

Question 30 30. How does probation benefit offenders?

Corrections & Correctional Institutions Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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