Upbringing - Disrupted Families

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  • 1. 
    What study suggests that's crime runs in some families?
    • A. 

      Osborn and west 1979

    • B. 

      Leyens et al 1975

    • C. 

      Raine 2002

    • D. 

      Brunner 1993

  • 2. 
    What was the aim of Farrington et al's study in 2009?
    • A. 

      To see what people did to turn to crime

    • B. 

      To determine the influence of life events on crime

    • C. 

      To be nosy and see what people did in their spare time

    • D. 

      To look at the effects of media

  • 3. 
    What research method was used in Farrington et al's study?
    • A. 

      Longitudinal survey and video recordings

    • B. 

      Longitudinal study and interviews

    • C. 

      Longitudinal study and observations

    • D. 

      Independent measures design

  • 4. 
    What percentage of Farrington's sample was convicted of a criminal offence before they turned 40?
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      70%

    • C. 

      7%

    • D. 

      40%

  • 5. 
    What are the most important risk factors of turning to crime according to Farrington's study?
    • A. 

      Poverty, impulsiveness, bullying at school, race

    • B. 

      Criminality in the family, poverty, impulsiveness, poor child-rearing and poor school performance

    • C. 

      Criminality in the family, poverty, poor child-rearing and bad school performance

    • D. 

      Hair colour

  • 6. 
    What percentage of Farrington's sample were chronic offenders?
    • A. 

      100%

    • B. 

      40%

    • C. 

      7%

    • D. 

      30%

  • 7. 
    What was the sample in Farrington's study?
    • A. 

      411 boys aged 8 and 9 who where white and from working class families

    • B. 

      365 boys

    • C. 

      411 boys and girls from West London from working class families

    • D. 

      Poor class families living in severe poverty

  • 8. 
    How was Farrington's sample obtained?
    • A. 

      Self-selected sample

    • B. 

      From police records of criminals in the local area

    • C. 

      From registers from 6 state schools in West London

    • D. 

      From registers from 6 state schools in East London

  • 9. 
    What age did the number of offences peak at?
    • A. 

      17

    • B. 

      19

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      10

  • 10. 
    How many males in Farrington's sample had criminal convictions?
    • A. 

      365

    • B. 

      161

    • C. 

      411

    • D. 

      170