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Sexual Offenses Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 1 out of every _____ American women has been the victim of an attempted or completed rape in her lifetime.

Question 2 2. In Virginia, sexual battery includes the act(s) of _____.

Question 3 3. A person is guilty of forcible sodomy if he or she _____.

Question 4 4. What is the difference between sexual battery and assault?

Question 5 5. Which of the following situations best exemplifies a sexual battery?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following scenarios best represents sexual battery?

Question 7 7. Many victims of sexual assault fail to come forward and report the crime. Which answer below is NOT one of the reasons for this?

Question 8 8. A _____ law restricts the past sexual history of the victim to be entered in a rape trial.

Question 9 9. The _____ test determines whether the probative value of evidence is outweighed by its unfair prejudice.

Question 10 10. What was the final decision in the Lawrence v. Texas (2003) Supreme Court case?

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Question 11 11. If you lived in the state of Florida before 2003, and you engaged in acts of sodomy with a 15 year old, what would you be charged with?

Question 12 12. If you live in Mississippi and engage in sexual behavior with an animal, are you guilty of unnatural intercourse?

Question 13 13. How do some modern laws address the problem of consent in date rape?

Question 14 14. In the 1800s, if a married man claimed his wife raped him, what would be the probable outcome?

Question 15 15. For the charge of rape, which answer is NOT a required element?

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Question 16 16. Is mistake of fact generally a legal defense regarding age of consent laws?

Question 17 17. Age of consent laws are laws meant to define when a person can legally consent to be married and/or what?

Question 18 18. What is statutory rape?

Question 19 19. What is equal protection?

Question 20 20. What case was overturned by the decision in Lawrence v. Texas?

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Question 21 21. What crime was Lawrence accused of in this case?

Question 22 22. What does a registration law seek to have a sex offender do?

Question 23 23. Generally, which of the following constitutes rape?

Question 24 24. Sexual abuse is categorized by _____.

Question 25 25. In Virginia, a person is guilty of rape if he or she has sex with another person and _____.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following represents one consequence of being found guilty of a sexual battery?

Question 27 27. Which type of sexual history evidence did the Supreme Court say was almost always allowed to be excluded?

Question 28 28. What is the legal definition of sodomy?

Question 29 29. A rape-shield law makes consent in an acquaintance rape more difficult to prove, because:

Question 30 30. What is one reason age of consent laws are necessary?

Sexual Offenses 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!

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