Quiz: Criminology For Beginner Questions!

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Quiz: Criminology For Beginner Questions!

There is a lot that goes through someone’s mind before they think of breaking the law and if you want to successfully pass that criminology class you must be free to get into a criminals mind and know how they think. The quiz below is designed for criminology beginners to see what they have understood so far in class. Give it a try!


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  • 1. 
    Criminology is the umbrella title of the scientific study of crimes and criminals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    ______   ______, an 18th century Italian, is recognised as being one of earliest people to write about criminology.
    • A. 

      Raffaele Garofalo

    • B. 

      Paul Topinard

    • C. 

      Cesare Beccaria

    • D. 

      Cesare Lombroso

  • 3. 
    Criminology now incorporates other sciences, including sociology, psychology, criminal law, gene and DNA recognition, forensic science and forensic pathology.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Forensic psychiatry is used to gauge the mental state of both victim and criminal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    DNA is the study of why certain people are victims of crime and how lifestyles affect the chances that a certain person will fall victim to a crime.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    ______ takes place after death and results in the biological breakdown of body tissues.
    • A. 

      Decomposition

    • B. 

      Rigor Mortis

  • 7. 
    Assassination or attempted assassination is the term used to describe a murder or attempted murder of someone in authority, normally for political or religious reasons.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
     Crime Passionel is carried out for personal pleasure or in anger.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A Swedish pharmacist, ______, discovered that if you took arsenious oxide and altered its composition you could then turn it into arsenious acid.
    • A. 

      Charles LeFarge

    • B. 

      Karl Wilhem Scheele

    • C. 

      Dr M. Orfila