What Is Community Service? - Definition, Programs, Benefits & Examples - Quiz & Worksheet


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Which of the following are benefits of community service?

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1. Community service is an appropriate alternative to jail for those offenders charged with:

2. Community service can be used as _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz/worksheet, you'll be tasked with answering questions about things like community service's benefits, uses, and history.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The purpose here is to ask you about:

  • Benefits of community service
  • The type of crime that community service can be used as a substitute for jail time
  • Ways in which community service can be used
  • The decade when community service started being used by the criminal justice system

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding community service's application
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about pros of community service in a new way
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding who can be sentenced community service and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

You'll be able to learn other bits of information on community service if you read our related lesson. This lesson, What Is Community Service? - Definition, Programs, Benefits & Examples, will cover topics such as:

  • Programs that apply community service
  • Helpful aspects of community service
  • Real life examples of community service