Db Ch 14

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Oracle Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    What are the most likely hours a professional burglary would be committed?
    • A. 

      10:00AM - 3:00PM and 7:00PM - 12:00AM

    • B. 

      12:00PM - 4:00PM and 12:00AM - 5:00AM

    • C. 

      9:00AM - 2:00PM and 6:00PM - 11:00PM

    • D. 

      1:00PM - 5:00PM and 9:00PM - 3:00AM

  • 2. 
    Which is an accurate statement regarding the crime of burglary?
    • A. 

      Burglary is as much a crime against people as it is a crime against property

    • B. 

      Current statistics reveal that the number of burglaries in the mid-1990's is down somewhat since the 1980's

    • C. 

      The majority of burglaries are committed in commercial areas of cities

    • D. 

      The avergae financial loss for the crime of burglary is much lower than is the average loss in robbery cases

  • 3. 
    Which is the best definition of burglary?
    • A. 

      Breaking and entering a building followed by a theft of property

    • B. 

      Entering a building without permission and committing a felony once inside

    • C. 

      Breaking and entering or staying in a building with the intent of committing a theft

    • D. 

      Entering a building, taking property, and selling it to a fence for the purpose of profit

  • 4. 
    Which will most effectively deter a burglar from entering a possibly vacant residence?
    • A. 

      A bar in the track of a sliding glass door

    • B. 

      Locks on all the doors

    • C. 

      A "beware of dog" sign

    • D. 

      Two lights on in the home

  • 5. 
    Possession of which tools can be considered evidence of intent to burglarize?
    • A. 

      Hammer

    • B. 

      Screw driver

    • C. 

      Pry bar

    • D. 

      Key blanks

  • 6. 
    Which is considered the crudest (but still effective) method of gaining forceful entry into a safe?
    • A. 

      Chopping

    • B. 

      Peeling

    • C. 

      Blasting

    • D. 

      Punching

  • 7. 
    Which evidence of a fencing operation is direct evidence rather than circumstantial?
    • A. 

      A wire tapped conversation

    • B. 

      A receipt for stolen merchandise

    • C. 

      Property from three thefts located together

    • D. 

      Price tag considerably lower than the retail price

  • 8. 
    Which technique is involved with the pulling method of forcibly entering a safe?
    • A. 

      Nitroglycerin

    • B. 

      V-plate

    • C. 

      Chisel and drift pin

    • D. 

      Jimmy

  • 9. 
    Which is the best example of a fungible good?
    • A. 

      A rilfe

    • B. 

      A car

    • C. 

      A diamond ring

    • D. 

      A pair of pants

  • 10. 
    Officers entering a burglarized property should hold flashlights outward with the lights on
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Most burglars are convicted on the strength of circumstantial evidence
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    To gain a conviction in a court of law, prosecutors must prove that a fence had knowledge that property he or she received was stolen
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Which are examples of larceny? I.     Purse snatching II.    Street mugging III.   Breaking into coin machines IV.   Bicycle theft
    • A. 

      I, III, IV

    • B. 

      II, III, IV

    • C. 

      I, II, III

    • D. 

      I, II, III, IV

  • 14. 
    Which is an accurate statement regarding larceny in the United States?
    • A. 

      Half of all property crimes committed in the U.S. are larcenies

    • B. 

      Theft is a similar crime to larceny but is of a lesser degree

    • C. 

      A dollar amount of $500 determines the difference between simple and grand larceny

    • D. 

      Larceny is the most commonly committed crime of personal gain

  • 15. 
    Which form of larceny generally comprises the greatest number of white-collar crimes?
    • A. 

      Forgery

    • B. 

      Embezzlement

    • C. 

      Fraud

    • D. 

      Shoplifiting

  • 16. 
    A professional shoplifter who resells stolen merchandise to a local pawnshop owner would best be described as a ____________
    • A. 

      Pilferer

    • B. 

      Kiter

    • C. 

      Booster

    • D. 

      Snitch

  • 17. 
    Which best illustrates the actions of professional shoplifters?
    • A. 

      Work alone, usually in the late evening

    • B. 

      Steal from expensive luxury stores

    • C. 

      Act at random, as opportunity arises

    • D. 

      Target specific items, working in groups

  • 18. 
    Taking a low cost item to a cleark near closing time and attempting to pay with a fraudulent credit card hoping the clerk will rush and not check the hot list is tyical of what type of thief?
    • A. 

      A hot card flasher

    • B. 

      A plastic worker

    • C. 

      A card shrinker

    • D. 

      A hot player

  • 19. 
    The Superme Court case People v. Olivo dealt with which form of larceny?
    • A. 

      Shoplifting

    • B. 

      Embezzling

    • C. 

      Credit card fraud

    • D. 

      Check forgery

  • 20. 
    What would be the first step in investigating a check forging operation?
    • A. 

      Speak with the teller of the bank that processed the check

    • B. 

      Interview the person who accepted the forged check

    • C. 

      Run a check forger's description through the Duplex/BEI program

    • D. 

      Track down known bad check writers living in the community

  • 21. 
    Which elements must exist for the crime of embezzlement to occur?
    • A. 

      Lawful possession of stolen items

    • B. 

      Trusting relationship between thief and victim

    • C. 

      Criminal intent to steal

  • 22. 
    To secure a conviction for larceny, the prosecution must demonstrate that the suspect had control over the property of another for some amount of time with the intent to steal
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    A check forgers chance of being prosecuted are low
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    About 10 percent of all store employees are believed to occasionally steal inventory
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    A credit card thief will be charged with a seperate offense for each illegal purchase with the stolen card
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False