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Introduction to Crime & Criminology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How are crime rates and social class correlated?

Question 2 2. How did Philippe Rushton's theory relate brain size to criminal tendencies?

Question 3 3. Two theories of criminology developed in the 20th century are _____.

Question 4 4. Why did crime decrease during the 1940s?

Question 5 5. Which of the following best describes the concept of legality?

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Question 6 6. The classical school of criminology was developed by which two men?

Question 7 7. Simple assault is an example of which of the following types of crime?

Question 8 8. Why is larceny considered a property crime?

Question 9 9. Which of the following would NOT be considered in a sociological study of a criminal?

Question 10 10. Which of the following best describes the consensus view of crime?

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Question 11 11. What is the name of the report the F.B.I. generates to measure crime?

Question 12 12. The information contained in the U.C.R. is derived from what two sources?

Question 13 13. Which of the following was NOT one of the effects of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act?

Question 14 14. Cesare Lombroso distinguished between two different kinds of criminals in his studies. What were these two types of criminals?

Question 15 15. Why was Beccaria opposed to retribution?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statements BEST describes the racial threat hypothesis?

Question 17 17. How are age and crime rates correlated?

Question 18 18. Which of the following statements about gender and crime demographics is TRUE?

Question 19 19. What do we call the belief that the government exists solely to serve the people, and the people are the source of the government's political power?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT a reason why some experts are critical of the National Crime Victimization Survey?

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Question 21 21. Which criminal punishment theory contends that the threat of punishment must outweigh the urge to commit a crime.

Question 22 22. Which of the following is one of the four perspectives of the study of criminology?

Question 23 23. Why did crime rates rise during the 1920's and the early 1930's?

Question 24 24. Which criminal punishment theory maintains that punishment is payment for harm done?

Question 25 25. Which of the following types of crime typically involves the issuance of tickets and payment of fines?

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Question 26 26. What do we call the belief that the government should only legislate in ways that provide the greatest public good?

Question 27 27. Why was the National Crime Victimization Survey created?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT one of the major categories of crime?

Question 29 29. An American data analyst copies files related to American national defense, and sends these files to Russian intelligence agents. What kind of crime is this, and why?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT one of the reasons for the current decline in crime rates?

Introduction to Crime & Criminology Chapter Exam Instructions

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