Criminology - Qp1

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  • 1. 
    The single most important aspect of criminology is theory.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Theories are not vital to us; we do not use them everyday in order to function.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A common distinction between types of theories uses the following two theories:
    • A. 

      Abstract theory

    • B. 

      Absence theory

    • C. 

      Concrete theory

  • 4. 
    If a scientist can not test a theory by observation, it is not a scientific theory.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    List three methods of knowing that are not scientific:
    • A. 

      Method of authority

    • B. 

      Method of intuition

    • C. 

      Method of ingredient

    • D. 

      Method of tenacity

  • 6. 
    Crime is simply a behaviour that persons in power chose to prohibit or command.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Select two types of measuring approaches:
    • A. 

      Quantitative

    • B. 

      Quality

    • C. 

      Qualitative

  • 8. 
    The law of parsimony is the logical principle that theorists propose no more causes than are necessary to account for the observed facts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False