Criminology For Beginners - Qp3

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  • 1. 
    The Central News Agency, on the 27th September 1888, received the Dear Boss letter.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Prime suspects for Jack the Ripper includes: (Select three)
    • A. 

      Stephen Ryder

    • B. 

      Montague John Druitt

    • C. 

      Sir William Withey Gull

    • D. 

      William Stead

    • E. 

      James Maybrick

  • 3. 
    Jack the Ripper is considered to have been the first recognised perpetrator of what is recognised as serial sex murders, and it is highly likely he was a psychopath.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The majority of serial murderers are white males in their 30s and 40s.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Absentee fathers and/or mothers

    • B. 

      A mother who shows no affection or interest in her child/children

    • C. 

      Dominant father and weak mother figure

    • D. 

      A mother who persistently flaunts her sexuality and has short-lived relationships with partners whom she controls.

  • 6. 
    Serial killers will often suffer from some form of illness or disability.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Stress can on occasion be the reason why a serial killer starts to kill.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The F.B.I. psychological profile of Jack the Ripper included: (Select three)
    • A. 

      White male aged 25 to 36.

    • B. 

      In childhood, there was an absent or passive father figure.

    • C. 

      Living or working in the Whitechapel area.

    • D. 

      The killer probably had some sort of physical defect, which was the source of a great deal of frustration or anger.