Influence of Gender & Family on Delinquency Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Jan holds a negative internal working model of herself and others; therefore, she likely believes:

Question 2 2. Sarah watched another child fall on the playground and start crying. She showed no emotion or empathy toward this child. What could this indicate?

Question 3 3. In an abusive household, a parent may interpret a baby's cry as:

Question 4 4. Which of the following is a characteristic of child abusers?

Question 5 5. According to research, children that have a _____ are more likely to be abused.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is not an agent of socialization mentioned in this lesson?

Question 7 7. Which of the following would not support a typical gender role for a girl?

Question 8 8. Society's concept of how men and women are supposed to behave are called?

Question 9 9. Which of the following would not support a typical gender role for a boy?

Question 10 10. The process of learning what is and what is not acceptable behavior in society is called?

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Question 11 11. Which ethnic groups in poverty are more likely to perform poorly in school?

Question 12 12. What is a main reason for illnesses found in children of poverty?

Question 13 13. In some cases, poor children may be overweight. What causes this?

Question 14 14. What is the average cost of raising two children in the United States?

Question 15 15. What are children of poverty more likely to suffer from?

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Question 16 16. Someone who is abused as a child and who as a young adult abuses others is said to be caught up in _____.

Question 17 17. About how many children a year die from being exposed to child abuse?

Question 18 18. The two types of child abuse that have the strongest connection to juvenile delinquency are _____.

Question 19 19. Which one of the following would constitute child neglect?

Question 20 20. What is a juvenile delinquent?

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Question 21 21. A literature review that focused on parenting and delinquency concluded what?

Question 22 22. Approximately what percentage of children today live in traditional, two-parent families?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is an example of lack of consistency?

Question 24 24. Which of the following might encourage juvenile delinquency?

Question 25 25. Why does financial strain contribute to family stress and conflict? Choose the best answer.

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Question 26 26. Sexually abused females reported that they responded to the abuse by _____.

Question 27 27. Females experience mental illness at a higher rate than males. Specifically, females tend to exhibit _____ whereas males exhibit _____ .

Question 28 28. Power and control theory suggests that _____.

Question 29 29. Which perspective attributes the gap in delinquency rates of males and females to differences in brain structure?

Question 30 30. All of the following factors contribute to juvenile delinquency EXCEPT _____.

Influence of Gender & Family on Delinquency Chapter Exam Instructions

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