Criminology For Beginners - Qp8

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  • 1. 
    The reasoning behind the execution of criminals was/is to deter others from committing similar crimes and to promote respect for authority and the law.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    During the Tudors the list of crimes for which the sentence was death included: (Select three)
    • A. 

      Theft

    • B. 

      Fire rising

    • C. 

      Manslaughter

    • D. 

      Home invasions

  • 3. 
    When a person is hung they will become unconscious within ______ as the carotid arteries, jugular vein and the windpipe are crushed.
    • A. 

      10 - 15 seconds

    • B. 

      15 - 20 seconds

    • C. 

      20 - 25 seconds

  • 4. 
    One of the most famous hangmen was ______.
    • A. 

      Henry Pierrepoint

    • B. 

      Albert Pierrepoint

    • C. 

      Thomas Pierrepoint

  • 5. 
    According to the 1913 drop table, a prisoner weighing 170lbs required a drop of 4'11".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The police force of the United Kingdom is based on the premise of fair play, personal freedom and justice for all.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The police are not allowed to search an individual or vehicle in any area that is open and used by the public.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The Homicide Act 1957 was an act designed to help regulate and partially reform common law of murder.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False