Copyright

School Issues & Delinquency Chapter Exam

Exam Instructions:

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

Page 1

Question 1 1. School resource officers help to combat school violence through all of the following strategies, EXCEPT:

Question 2 2. An anonymous student hotline offer students a chance to report inappropriate behavior while protecting themselves from what?

Question 3 3. Why are before and after school programs beneficial?

Question 4 4. Approximately how many students report being bullied in school each year?

Question 5 5. Which of the following has been found to be true about the link between school shootings and bullying?

Page 2

Question 6 6. During which school years do incidents of physical bullying seem to be most prevalent?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT a risk factor for school failure, truancy and dropout?

Question 8 8. Complete withdrawal from school is:

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT a method for preventing the domino effect of school failure, truancy and dropout?

Question 10 10. Which racial and ethnic group is identified as being at high risk for gang involvement?

Page 3

Question 11 11. Approximately how many active gangs are there currently in the United States?

Question 12 12. Which of the answers below provides a reason why a teenager may join a gang?

Question 13 13. How does our childhood peer group act as an agent of socialization?

Question 14 14. The agent of socialization that usually provides children with their first system of values, norms, and beliefs is their _____.

Question 15 15. How does school act as an agent of socialization?

Page 4

Question 16 16. All of the following are true about the academic performance-juvenile delinquency correlation EXCEPT:

Question 17 17. Which of the following are correlated factors in serious, violent, and long-term juvenile crimes?

Question 18 18. Consider this example. A sixth-grade male engages in the theft of video gaming electronics in order to satisfy his need for material possession and receive adulation from his peers that have encouraged this behavior. This juvenile is performing poorly in the classroom and indicates he does not get praise from his teachers and does not see education as a means to attain his long term material possessions. Based on this example, which theory would explain the academic-delinquency connection?

Question 19 19. One factor that can add to the cause of school violence is ____?

Question 20 20. School violence can include ____ and ____.

Page 5

Question 21 21. One of the earliest documented cases of school violence occurred in ____?

Question 22 22. Before questioning, police must advise Billy of his Miranda rights. This procedure is mandatory whenever someone is in custody and protects the suspect's rights against _____?

Question 23 23. A school employee that acts as a police _____ is required to advise students of their Miranda rights before questioning them.

Question 24 24. In almost every state, a _____ is any person under the age of eighteen ?

Question 25 25. Which of the following perspectives on drug addiction would be likely to emphasize a need to drug test in schools because it would identify those suffering from the medical condition of addiction and need to be offered treatment?

Page 6

Question 26 26. Which of the following perspectives on drug addiction would be likely to oppose drug testing in schools because such a policy would create more problems than it would solve and the goal of drug programming should be to reduce the damages caused by this problem?

Question 27 27. Why might schools claim to want to drug test students?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT usually considered an aspect of school violence?

Question 29 29. Who do school shooters most often seem to target?

Question 30 30. Missing school without being excused is:

School Issues & Delinquency Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

Criminal Justice 305: The Juvenile Justice System  /  Social Science Courses
Support