Criminology For Beginners! Trivia Quiz

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Criminology For Beginners! Trivia Quiz

What do you know about criminology? Do you feel you could pass this quiz? In a criminology course, you will learn many different things. You will learn about the frequency of crimes, the location of crimes, the individual consequences of crimes, and the governmental reactions to crimes. You have a lot of alternatives as to what you can do with this degree. Take this quiz and see how much you know about criminology.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Knife wounds fall into two distinct patterns – one is stab wounds and the other is cuts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    ______ was to be a year when terror and fear arrived in the East End of London courtesy of Jack the Ripper.
    • A. 

      1886

    • B. 

      1887

    • C. 

      1888

    • D. 

      1889

  • 3. 
    In 1888 the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) was formed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Mutilation carried out with knives is normally carried out for one of three reasons:
    • A. 

      In an attempt to destroy identification of a body by removal of hands and head, or disfigurement

    • B. 

      Out of panic as a nervous reaction to the act

    • C. 

      The sexual deviant, who gains sexual satisfaction watching the pain and blood of his/her victims

  • 5. 
    Alcohol was cheap and for 3p a large glass of gin could be purchased at any of the many public houses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The Contagious Diseases Acts of 1864, 1866 ad 1869 gave the police the right to arrest and to have prostitutes forcibly examined.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Tea houses and other respectable shops would actively avoid providing what were termed as accommodation houses, a place where a prostitute would take a client.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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