Punishment & Corrections Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, most inmates in _____ are violent offenders, while most _____ inmates are drug offenders.

Question 2 2. _____ are used as temporary holding facilities, while _____ are used for long-term confinement.

Question 3 3. Which type of corrections facilities has recently seen a trend of shifting from punitive to rehabilitative?

Question 4 4. According to a 2010 survey conducted through the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the largest percentage of offenders in juvenile correctional facilities are _____.

Question 5 5. Which type of punishment can be used as punishment for an inmate's infraction of prison rules or to protect a prisoner from harm, but may have negative and long-lasting effects on the human psychological state?

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Question 6 6. What happened to the US prison population between 1970 and 1999?

Question 7 7. Electronic monitoring, boot camp, and halfway houses are examples of _____.

Question 8 8. _____ must inflict unpleasant consequences and be ordered by law and by the government intentionally as punishment.

Question 9 9. Expected punishment is calculated by using all of the following factors EXCEPT:

Question 10 10. What is the congregate prison system?

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Question 11 11. Which Supreme Court case outlined two broad guidelines that lawmakers must abide by when creating capital punishment rules, to preserve objectivity during sentence application?

Question 12 12. What is parole?

Question 13 13. This is the term for the effect that the process of adapting to incarceration has on individuals' psychological and sociological state.

Question 14 14. Which of the following is a reason why an opponent of the use of capital punishment may cite in opposition to its use?

Question 15 15. Mrs. Smith discovers that Steven cheated on his social studies exam. She scolds him in front of the class and gives him a 0. She hopes this will keep the rest of the students from cheating. What is this punishment philosophy known as?

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Question 16 16. Why are intermediate sanctions given out?

Question 17 17. In which system were inmates kept in separate cells but allowed to eat and work together while remaining completely silent?

Question 18 18. Most female inmates are:

Question 19 19. Physical punishment is also known as _____ .

Question 20 20. 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?

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Question 21 21. Which incarceration facility is normally run by local government and used as a temporary holding facility?

Question 22 22. What is the primary purpose of juvenile detention centers?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT an alternate term for solitary confinement?

Question 24 24. Capital punishment is also known as which of the following?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT a requirement of criminal punishment?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following terms refers to repeated criminal behavior?

Question 27 27. Why was Bridewell innovative?

Question 28 28. Lucy is an inmate in a federal prison. Based on the statistics regarding federal prison inmates, which of the following is likely true about her?

Question 29 29. 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?

Question 30 30. How does probation benefit offenders?

Punishment & Corrections Chapter Exam Instructions

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