Cri1104 Psychology Of Criminal Behaviour Exam Prep

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT a biological explanation for behaviour?
    • A. 

      Physiological

    • B. 

      Moral reasoning

    • C. 

      Evolutionary

    • D. 

      Ontogenetic

  • 2. 
    Brain Wave Patterns (EEG), Abnormalities in the functioning of the Central Nervous System, and immature brain development are
    • A. 

      Physiological explanations

    • B. 

      Evolutionary explanations

    • C. 

      Functional Explanations

    • D. 

      Ontogenetic explanations

  • 3. 
    Fraud identifies the 'Ego'  principle as being:
    • A. 

      Internalised teachings of family culture, morals and values

    • B. 

      Pleasure principle

    • C. 

      Reality Principle

    • D. 

      How we "should" behave.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following are ego defence mechanisms?
    • A. 

      Denial

    • B. 

      Regression

    • C. 

      Projection

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    The theory that "criminal behaviour is the result of an interaction between certain environmental conditions and features of the nervous system" refers to which theory?
    • A. 

      Eysenck's Theory of Personality and Crime

    • B. 

      Trait Theory

    • C. 

      Social process theory

    • D. 

      Psychoanalytical (psychodynamic)

  • 6. 
    Humiliation and intimidation are examples of __________ abuse of an elderly person.
    • A. 

      Neglectful

    • B. 

      Financial

    • C. 

      Physical

    • D. 

      Psychological

  • 7. 
    Which is the most common form of stalking?
    • A. 

      Simple obsession

    • B. 

      Love obsession

    • C. 

      Vengeance

    • D. 

      Eurotomania

  • 8. 
    A type of stalking in which the targets are public figures or celebrities?
    • A. 

      Simple obsession

    • B. 

      Love obsession

    • C. 

      Vengeance

    • D. 

      Eurotomania

  • 9. 
    Trait Theory was created by whom?
    • A. 

      Hans J,. Eysenck

    • B. 

      Cesare Lombroso

    • C. 

      Sigmund Freud

    • D. 

      Albert Bandura

  • 10. 
    The idea that criminals are atavists and born through  an "unexplained evolutionary glitch"  is viewpoint of which theory?
    • A. 

      Lombroso's Trait theory

    • B. 

      Eysenck's Personality and Crime

    • C. 

      Freud's psychoanalytical theory

    • D. 

      Social structure theory

  • 11. 
     "Crime is a manifestation of feelings of oppression and people's inability to develop the proper psychological defence and rationales to keep these feelings under control" is a viewpoint of which theory?
    • A. 

      Lombroso's Trait Theory

    • B. 

      Freud's psychoanalytical theory

    • C. 

      Social structure theory

    • D. 

      Eysenck's Personality and crime theory

  • 12. 
    Which of the following best describes the personal characteristics of a paedophile?
    • A. 

      Extraverted, independent, aggressive, and low attention span

    • B. 

      Passive, dependent, isolated and introverted

    • C. 

      Independent, introverted, active and prone to boredom

    • D. 

      Dependent, extroverted, isolated and outcast.

  • 13. 
    At what age in the lifespan development (Erikson) of an individual is the 'industry vs. inferiority (competence) ego quality developed?
    • A. 

      0-1

    • B. 

      1-3

    • C. 

      4-6

    • D. 

      6-11

  • 14. 
    At what age in the lifespan development of an individual is the autonomy vs. shame and doubt (will) ego quality developed?
    • A. 

      0-1

    • B. 

      1-3

    • C. 

      4-5

    • D. 

      6-11

  • 15. 
    The study of juvenile delinquency Is focused on what part of the lifespan development?
    • A. 

      Industry v inferiority and identity v role confusion

    • B. 

      Initiative v guilt & intimacy v isolation

    • C. 

      Intimacy v isolation & ego integrity v despair

    • D. 

      Autonomy v shame and doubt & initiative v guilt.

  • 16. 
    Which of the following are risk factors for juvenile delinquency?
    • A. 

      Availability of drugs within a community

    • B. 

      Media influences

    • C. 

      Parental management issues

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    What type of motive includes an  arsonist whom is  seeking power and control to boost self-esteem?
    • A. 

      Attention seeking

    • B. 

      Excitement or relief of boredom

    • C. 

      Vandalism

    • D. 

      Pyromania

  • 18. 
    Which of the following factors is not included in the definition of arson?
    • A. 

      Intention or wilfulness

    • B. 

      Malice

    • C. 

      Accidental fire setting

    • D. 

      Illegal

  • 19. 
    A motive of a pyromaniac includes:
    • A. 

      A response to a delusion or hallucination

    • B. 

      O express anger or vengeance

    • C. 

      Substance intoxication

    • D. 

      Pleasure, gratification or relief

  • 20. 
    Stages of child arsons are (in order)
    • A. 

      Fire play, fire interest, fire setting

    • B. 

      Fire interest, fire setting, fire play

    • C. 

      Fire interest, fire play, fire setting

    • D. 

      No particular order

  • 21. 
    What is the most common behaviour typology for an arsonist?
    • A. 

      Expressive object

    • B. 

      Expressive person

    • C. 

      Instrumental person

    • D. 

      Instrumental object

  • 22. 
    What is the most common typology for a person who sets multiple fires?
    • A. 

      Expressive object

    • B. 

      Expressive Person

    • C. 

      Instrumental person

    • D. 

      Instrumental object

  • 23. 
    Retaliation is the overriding intent for which behavioural typology?
    • A. 

      Expressive object

    • B. 

      Expressive person

    • C. 

      Instrumental person

    • D. 

      Instrumental object

  • 24. 
    Financial gain is one of the motives for which typology?
    • A. 

      Expressive person

    • B. 

      Expressive object

    • C. 

      Instrumental person

    • D. 

      Instrumental object

  • 25. 
    "A fundamental learning process that is required or eliminated by the consequences that follow the behaviour"
    • A. 

      Classical conditioning

    • B. 

      Differential Association Theory

    • C. 

      Operant conditioning

    • D. 

      Social learning theory