Criminology Quiz: Can You Pass This Test?

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What do you know about criminology? Do you suppose you understand enough to pass this quiz? Criminology is the study of crime from a social perspective, the causes of crime, the social impact of crime, and the criminal who were involved in committing the crime. Criminology explains what motivates the criminal to act criminally. Take this quiz and put your expertise of criminology to the test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What type of violence is used in an attempt to improve the financial or social position of the criminal?
    • A. 

      Instrumental

    • B. 

      Expressive

    • C. 

      Domestic

    • D. 

      Aggressive

  • 2. 
    What type of violence is designed not for profit or gain but to vent rage, anger, or frustration?
    • A. 

      Instrumental

    • B. 

      Expressive

    • C. 

      Domestic

    • D. 

      Aggressive

  • 3. 
    Why do men rape?
    • A. 

      Evolutionary, biological factors

    • B. 

      Male socialization

    • C. 

      Psychological abnormality

    • D. 

      Social learning

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Men who typically have a callous sexual attitude and believe violence is manly?
    • A. 

      Super men

    • B. 

      Superman

    • C. 

      Hyper masculinity

    • D. 

      Every man in the world

    • E. 

      Feminists

  • 5. 
    Acts considered illegal because they conflict with social policy, accepted moral rules, and public opinion
    • A. 

      Active crimes

    • B. 

      Passive crimes

    • C. 

      Homosexuality

    • D. 

      Public order crimes

  • 6. 
    Bizarre or abnormal sexual practices involving recurrent sexual urges focused on nonhuman objects, humiliation, or the experience of receiving or giving pain.
    • A. 

      Pyromania

    • B. 

      Narcissistic

    • C. 

      Paraphilia

    • D. 

      Moral crusaders

  • 7. 
    These people target abortion clinics, pornographers, gun dealers, and logging companies.
    • A. 

      Paraphiliacs

    • B. 

      Moral crusaders

    • C. 

      You

    • D. 

      Me

  • 8. 
    Rubbing against or touching a non-consenting person in a crowd, elevator, or public area.
    • A. 

      Asphyxiophilia

    • B. 

      Voyeurism

    • C. 

      Frotteurism

    • D. 

      Sadomasochism

    • E. 

      Narcissism

  • 9. 
    Deriving sexual pleasure from exposing the genitals to surprise or shock a stranger
    • A. 

      Pedophilia

    • B. 

      Sadomasochism

    • C. 

      Voyeurism

    • D. 

      Exhibitionism

    • E. 

      Frotteurism

  • 10. 
    Which is an example of a public order crime?
    • A. 

      Moral crusaders

    • B. 

      Paraphilia

    • C. 

      Prostitution

    • D. 

      None of the above

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Of the elements of the Correctional System, what is a state or federal correctional facility that houses convicted criminals who have been sentenced to a period that is typically more than one year?
    • A. 

      Probation

    • B. 

      Prison

    • C. 

      Jail

    • D. 

      Parole

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Of the elements of the Correctional System, what is community supervision after a period of incarceration?
    • A. 

      Probation

    • B. 

      Prison

    • C. 

      Jail

    • D. 

      Parole

    • E. 

      Babysitting

  • 13. 
    In the process of Justice, put the following in order of which they happen.. 1. Arrest 2. Arraignment 3. Investigation 4. Release 5. Custody
    • A. 

      12345

    • B. 

      31524

    • C. 

      43152

    • D. 

      12354

    • E. 

      12:34!!!!!

  • 14. 
    Which model calls for fair, equal treatment for all offenders?
    • A. 

      Crime control model

    • B. 

      Justice model

    • C. 

      Due process model

    • D. 

      Rehabilitation model

    • E. 

      Restorative justice model

  • 15. 
    Which model believes that the overriding purpose of the justice system is to protect the public, deter criminal behavior, and incapacitate know criminals
    • A. 

      Crime control model

    • B. 

      Justice model

    • C. 

      Due process model

    • D. 

      Rehabilitation model

    • E. 

      Restorative justice model

  • 16. 
    What calls for minimal interference in offenders' lives?
    • A. 

      Justice model

    • B. 

      Rehabilitation model

    • C. 

      Nonintervention perspective

    • D. 

      Due process model

  • 17. 
    Which model emphasizes liberal principles, such as legal rights and procedural fairness to the offender?
    • A. 

      Crime control model

    • B. 

      Justice model

    • C. 

      Due process model

    • D. 

      Rehabilitation model

    • E. 

      Nonintervention perspective

  • 18. 
    Which model views the justice system as a wise and caring parent?
    • A. 

      Crime control model

    • B. 

      Justice model

    • C. 

      Due process model

    • D. 

      Rehabilitation model

    • E. 

      Restorative justice model

  • 19. 
    Which model seeks non-punitive, humane solutions to the conflict inherent in crime and victimization?
    • A. 

      Crime control model

    • B. 

      Justice model

    • C. 

      Due process model

    • D. 

      Restorative justice model

    • E. 

      Nonintervention perspective

  • 20. 
    Type of sentencing used in a majority of states with the purpose of encouraging inmates in treatment programs by promising them early release if they can convince correctional authorities that they have been rehabilitated while in prison.
    • A. 

      Determinate

    • B. 

      Indeterminate

    • C. 

      Intermediate

    • D. 

      Life

  • 21. 
    A type of policing that uses a computer-based system that gives local precinct commanders information about where and when a crime is occurring in their jurisdiction.
    • A. 

      Proactive patrol

    • B. 

      Targeting crimes

    • C. 

      Marketing arrests

    • D. 

      Adding patrol officers

    • E. 

      Using technology

  • 22. 
    A type of policing suggesting that many first offenders will forgo criminal activity after undergoing arrest.
    • A. 

      Proactive patrol

    • B. 

      Targeting crimes

    • C. 

      Marketing arrests

    • D. 

      Adding patrol officers

    • E. 

      Using technology

  • 23. 
    A type of policing with directed patrol, assigning officers to a particular area to proactively investigate suspicious activities and to enforce existing gun, drug, and traffic-related laws.
    • A. 

      Proactive patrol

    • B. 

      Targeting crimes

    • C. 

      Marketing arrests

    • D. 

      Adding patrol officers

    • E. 

      Using technology

  • 24. 
    A judicial order, based on probable cause, allowing police officers to search for evidence in a particular place, seize that evidence and carry it away.
    • A. 

      Warning

    • B. 

      Drive thru

    • C. 

      Murder

    • D. 

      Warrant

  • 25. 
    Warrant less search that is valid if there is probable cause that the car was involved in a crime.
    • A. 

      Threshold inquiry

    • B. 

      Plain view

    • C. 

      Automobile search

    • D. 

      Motorist search

    • E. 

      Consent search

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