CJS 201 Week 1 Quiz

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 CJS 201 Week 1 Quiz
 

 

 

 

1
 

 

A psychopath is someone who is out of touch with reality in some fundamental way.

True

False

 

 

 

 

 

2
 

 

A consecutive sentence occurs when an offender found guilty of more than one charge is ordered to serve one sentence after another one is completed.

True

False

 

 

 

 

 

3
 

 

________ is an eighteenth-century approach to crime causation and criminal responsibility that emphasizes free will and reasonable punishments.

The Psychological School

Positivism

Biosocial Criminology

The Classical School

 

 

 

 

 

4
 

 

Which conflict theory is mainly deconstructionist?

Postmodern criminology

Left realism

Convict criminology

Feminist criminology

 

 

 

 

 

5
 

 

The grand jury system is required to follow the same procedural rules as a criminal trial.

True

False

 

 

 

 

 

6
 

 

The problem of mortgage fraud has been declining in the last decade.

True

False

 

 

 

 

 

7
 

 

Which type of crime does not require mens rea?

A strict liability offense

A conspiracy

A misdemeanor

An inchoate offense

 

 

 

 

 

8
 

 

Which agency is responsible for the National Crime Victimization Survey?

The CIA

Bureau of Justice Statistics

The U.S. Department of Defense and Criminal Statistics

The FBI

 

 

 

 

 

9
 

 

The dark figure of crime refers to

crimes committed by the police.

bias crimes.

crime that occurs at night.

crime that is not reported to the police.

 

 

 

 

 

10
 

 

________ theory focuses on the strength of the bond people share with individuals and institutions around them.

Social structure

Social control

Social learning

Labeling

 

 

 

 

 

11
 

 

________ is defined as the unlawful entry of a structure to commit a felony or theft.

Robbery

Arson

Burglary

Assault

 

 

 

 

 

12
 

 

________ is an ideal that embraces all aspects of civilized life and that is linked to fundamental notions of fairness and to cultural beliefs about right and wrong.

Individual rights advocacy

Individual justice

Social justice

Public order advocacy

 

 

 

 

 

In13
 

 

One who believes that under certain circumstances involving a criminal threat to public safety, the interests of society should take precedence over individual rights is a ________ advocate.

social justice

conflict

civil justice

public order

 

 

 

 

 

14
 

 

________ is a theory of human behavior, based on the writings of Sigmund Freud, that sees personality as a complex composite of interacting mental entities.

Social development theory

Psychopathology

Psychoanalysis

Anomie

 

 

 

 

 

15
 

 

All deviant behavior is a violation of the criminal law.

True

False

 

 

 

 

 

16
 

 

The use of the Internet, e-mail, and other electronic communication technologies to bully another person is known as cyberstalking.

True

False

 

 

 

 

 

17
 

 

An offender is convicted of multiple crimes and is sentenced for each offense.  A ________ sentence permits the offender to serve all sentences at the same time.

consecutive

concurrent

simultaneous

Single

 

 

 

 

 

18
 

 

To establish the ________ of a crime, the state must show that a criminal law was violated and that someone violated it.

exigence

stare decisis

collateral estoppel

corpus delicti

 

 

 

 

 

19
 

 

Stand-your-ground laws allow a defendant to claim that force was used in self-defense even if it would have been possible to escape the situation instead of using force.

True

False

 

 

 

 

 

20
 

 

A public-order advocate is one who believes that under certain circumstances involving a criminal threat to public safety, the interests of society should take precedence over individual rights.

True

False

 

 

 

 

 

21
 

 

Denial of a speedy trial is an example of a procedural defense.

True

False

 

 

 

 

 

22
 

 

Which of the following types of law is based on the assumption that acts injure not just individuals, but society as a whole?

Civil law

Administrative law

Criminal law

Tort law

 

 

 

 

 

23
 

 

The ________ holds that individuals cannot be held criminally responsible for their actions if at the time of the crime they did not know what they were doing or did not know that their actions were wrong.

Durham rule

irresistible-impulse test

M’Naughten rule

substantial capacity test

 

 

 

 

 

24
 

 

NIBRS represents a significant redesign of the original UCR program.

True

False

 

 

 

 

 

25
 

 

Even if a defendant has been acquitted in criminal court, he or she can be tried in civil court without violating the principle of double jeopardy.

True

False
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