Quiz: Can You Score Well In This Criminology Test?

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Quiz: Can You Score Well In This Criminology Test?

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  • 1. 
    Burglary covers a range of offences characterised by the type of property attacked and the mods operandi. (Select three)
    • A. 

      Domestic dwellings

    • B. 

      Churches

    • C. 

      Multi-occupancy dwellings such as flats, hotels and student accommodation

    • D. 

      Inhabited vehicles and inhabited vessels

  • 2. 
    Burglars select targets based on a number of key factors, including the following:  (Select three)
    • A. 

      Visibility and accessibility

    • B. 

      House arrest

    • C. 

      Convenience of location

    • D. 

      Familiarity with target

  • 3. 
    Which one of the following houses may be of least risk:
    • A. 

      Houses vacant for extended periods

    • B. 

      Occupied houses

    • C. 

      Houses without dogs and new residents

    • D. 

      Houses routinely vacant during the day

  • 4. 
    Goods stolen are more than likely : (Select three)
    • A. 

      Disposed of within 24 hours of the burglary

    • B. 

      Taken to the police station

    • C. 

      Sold to local pawn broker shops

    • D. 

      Some goods are sold on the street for drugs

  • 5. 
    Two thirds of burglaries, the offenders force entry.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Identify a typical burglar:  (Select three)
    • A. 

      A common burglar may commit at least two burglars a week

    • B. 

      Drug abuse, particularly heroin abuse, has been closely associated with burglary

    • C. 

      Burglars are wealthy

    • D. 

      Most burglars are motivated by the need - sometimes desperate - to get quick cash, often for drugs

  • 7. 
    Graffiti offenders are by no means limited to gangs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    As graffiti is not reported to the police, many people think that is not a "real crime" problem.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Graffiti is often related to other crime and disorder problems: (Select three)
    • A. 

      Public disorder, such as littering, public urination and loitering

    • B. 

      Gangs and gang violence, gang graffiti conveys threats and identifies turf boundaries

    • C. 

      Street vendors

    • D. 

      Property destruction, such as broken windows or slashed bus or train seats

  • 10. 
    Types of surfaces that attract graffiti: (Select three)
    • A. 

      Light coloured surfaces

    • B. 

      Street surfaces

    • C. 

      Large and plain surfaces

    • D. 

      Smooth surfaces

  • 11. 
    You can divide car thieves into four key groups: (Select four)
    • A. 

      Fraudulent claimants

    • B. 

      Professionals

    • C. 

      Joyriders

    • D. 

      Opportunists

    • E. 

      Petty thieves

  • 12. 
    For crime to occur, four conditions must be in place: (Select four)
    • A. 

      An offender

    • B. 

      An opportunist

    • C. 

      A victim

    • D. 

      A opportunity

    • E. 

      A location