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Developmental Theories of Delinquency Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. All are possible trajectories except _____.

Question 2 2. _____ theory states there are multiple pathways to crime.

Question 3 3. Which child is least likely headed towards delinquent behavior based on trajectory theory?

Question 4 4. A child, who possesses high-risk factors for delinquent behavior, will always _____.

Question 5 5. Psychological trajectories include all but which of the following?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following did Sampson and Laub NOT find to be the most consistent and strongest effects on adolescent crime?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT one of the ways transitions or turning points help a person desist from crime?

Question 8 8. The direction an individual will go throughout their life is called a _____.

Question 9 9. Sampson and Laub's age-graded theory was developed using data from a study conducted by whom?

Question 10 10. What term do Sampson and Laub use to describe a person's choice to desist from crime?

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Question 11 11. The concept that a person weighs their personal acts compared to the chances of being caught and punished is which of the following theories?

Question 12 12. Which of the following theories centers on the idea that people may have similar ambitions, but they do not have similar abilities or opportunities?

Question 13 13. The belief that someone will become what they are identified as or what is expected of them is the basis for which theory of crime?

Question 14 14. Criminal intent is associated with people's interactions with family and friends under the:

Question 15 15. Which theory of crime centers on the belief that crime is inevitable?

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Question 16 16. According to Problem-Behavior Theory, it is the balance of _____ and _____ that determine whether or not an adolescent will exhibit problem behavior.

Question 17 17. All are systems within the Problem-Behavior Theory EXCEPT _____.

Question 18 18. Which system within the Problem-Behavior Theory includes low self-esteem, low value on academic achievement, low religiosity, enjoys being alone, and high value of independence?

Question 19 19. Problem-Behavior Syndrome and juvenile delinquency go hand-in-hand and share common factors, including all EXCEPT _____.

Question 20 20. An adolescent who exhibits problem behaviors is said to have _____.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT a latent trait?

Question 22 22. How does the word latent apply to this theory?

Question 23 23. What other condition, besides the latent trait, has to be present for the individual to commit a crime?

Question 24 24. How is latent trait theory defined?

Question 25 25. How do genetic abnormalities manifest themselves as producing these latent traits.

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Question 26 26. How does the biological theory explain criminal behavior?

Question 27 27. What does the Glueck theory of juvenile delinquency attempt to explain?

Question 28 28. According to the Gluecks' research, a youth can be genetically predisposed to criminal behavior, but which one of the following can trigger it? Choose the best answer.

Question 29 29. What tool did the Gluecks develop to predict delinquent behavior in youth?

Question 30 30. What is a mesomorph?

Developmental Theories of Delinquency Chapter Exam Instructions

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