Types of Crime Overview Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Arson refers to _____.

Question 2 2.

Which of the following is an example of profit-motivated arson?

I. Setting fire to something because you have a job to do

II. Setting fire to a home to collect on insurance

III. Setting fire to a business after you've been charged with embezzlement

Question 3 3. A person who sets fire to the political office of a party they despise may be doing it _____.

Question 4 4. What was the final decision in the Lawrence v. Texas (2003) Supreme Court case?

Question 5 5. What is the legal definition of sodomy?

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Question 6 6. If you live in Maryland, are heterosexual and committed an act of sodomy, could you be charged?

Question 7 7. The level of offense for the crime of obstruction of justice _____ the original crime.

Question 8 8. If convicted of the crime of obstruction of justice, a person could face _____, and _____

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT an example of obstructing justice?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is an example of gross negligence?

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Question 11 11. Simple negligence is usually the result of:

Question 12 12. Which of the following is an example of simple negligence?

Question 13 13. What best describes nonfeasance?

Question 14 14. Collusion cannot be a _____ or a(n) _____

Question 15 15. What is another word for collusion?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is an example of abatement by prior action?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is a reason for the abatement of a legal proceeding?

Question 18 18. With respect to lawsuits, abatement often refers to _____.

Question 19 19. Why would an offender be charged with a felony instead of a misdemeanor when it comes to witness tampering?

Question 20 20. Why is witness tampering is a bit of a misnomer?

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Question 21 21. Why is witness tampering such a serious offense?

Question 22 22. A crime that is punishable by at least one year or more of imprisonment and up to the death penalty is called a _____

Question 23 23. What type of offense is jury tampering?

Question 24 24. Which of the following would constitute an incident of jury tampering?

Question 25 25. Setting fire to property for purely mischievous purposes is arson motivated by _____.

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Question 26 26. 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 27 27. In order for there to be a charge of obstruction of justice, _____ must be underway.

Question 28 28. What characterizes gross negligence most of the time?

Question 29 29. How does divorce collusion work?

Question 30 30.

What does abatement refer to?

I. The reduction of something

II. The removal of something

III. The start of something

Types of Crime Overview Chapter Exam Instructions

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