This Is A Super Interesting Psychology Quiz!

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This Is A Super Interesting Psychology Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    Which researchers advanced the principle of homogamy?
    • A. 

      Sampson and Lauritsen

    • B. 

      Cullen and Fisher

    • C. 

      Clarke and Cornish

    • D. 

      Felson and Cohen

  • 2. 
    Who developed the general strain theory?
    • A. 

      Robin Engel

    • B. 

      Erving Goffman

    • C. 

      Hans von Hentig

    • D. 

      Robert Agnew

  • 3. 
    What theory can explain why some drug dealers experience property victimization?
    • A. 

      Biosocial explanations

    • B. 

      Dynamic causal perspective

    • C. 

      Victim-rationality perspective

    • D. 

      Routine activities and lifestyles theory

  • 4. 
    What does the population heterogeneity perspective state?
    • A. 

      Victimization and offending are not related

    • B. 

      Victimization and offending both stem from risk lifestyles

    • C. 

      Victimization and offending both stem from biological factors

    • D. 

      Victimization and offending both are related to personality characteristics or environmental factors

  • 5. 
    Victims are said to experience ______ when they feel that responding to victimizations is useless.
    • A. 

      Learned helplessness

    • B. 

      Self-blame

    • C. 

      PTSD

    • D. 

      Anxiety

  • 6. 
    ______ is the most common reason victims report for why they did not report a crime to police.
    • A. 

      Private or personal matter

    • B. 

      Fear 

    • C. 

      Involvement

    • D. 

      Unsuccessful crime/property returned

  • 7. 
    Most of the homicides for which the circumstances were known resulted from a(n) ______.
    • A. 

      Argument

    • B. 

      Intimate partner violence

    • C. 

      Robbery

    • D. 

      Carjacking

  • 8. 
    Victimization does appear to be linked to ______.
    • A. 

      Low self-esteem

    • B. 

      Depression

    • C. 

      Anxiety

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 9. 
    Which type of victimization suggests that a person has been a victim of the same crime more than once?
    • A. 

      Repeat victimization

    • B. 

      Recurring victimization

    • C. 

      Revictimization

    • D. 

      Near-repeat victimization

  • 10. 
    ______ suggests that recurring victimization occurs because of the quality or character of a victim.
    • A. 

      Risk heterogeneity (flag explanation)

    • B. 

      State dependence (boost explanation)

    • C. 

      Compounding vulnerability

    • D. 

      Victimization salience

  • 11. 
    Intimate partner violence, rape, ______, and property victimizations are all at high risk of recurring victimization.
    • A. 

      Assault

    • B. 

      Homicide

    • C. 

      Armed robbery

    • D. 

      Arson

  • 12. 
    One is at higher risk of recurring victimization if he is a victim of crime and ______.
    • A. 

      Looks foreign

    • B. 

      Is autistic

    • C. 

      Has aspergers

    • D. 

      Has the 7-repeat allele of the DRD4 gene

  • 13. 
    Household-level risk factors that increase the likelihood of recurring victimization include all except which of the following?
    • A. 

      Only one car for the household

    • B. 

      Low-income household

    • C. 

      Two or more adults in the home

    • D. 

      Children

  • 14. 
    ______ type of a program is one in which a police officer and victim advocate will revisit an intimate partner violence victim to provide her or him with information on social and legal programs to assist her or him.
    • A. 

      Second Responder Programs

    • B. 

      First Responder Programs

    • C. 

      Risk recognition programs

    • D. 

      Prevention Advice Programs

  • 15. 
    ______ is a term that is generally used for childhood recurring victimization, when a person has experienced multiple forms of victimization.
    • A. 

      Poly-victimization

    • B. 

      Near-repeat victimization

    • C. 

      Repeat victimization

    • D. 

      Revictimization

  • 16. 
    Turanovic and Pratt (2014) found that victims with ______ are less likely than others to change their risky behaviors than those with higher levels.
    • A. 

      Low levels of anxiety

    • B. 

      Low levels of depression

    • C. 

      Low levels of anger

    • D. 

      Low self-control

  • 17. 
    ______ financial remedy is coordinated by the state and does not require a court order to receive it.
    • A. 

      Civil litigation

    • B. 

      Restitution

    • C. 

      Insurance

    • D. 

      Victim compensation

  • 18. 
    Which of the following crimes is not an eligible crime for which victims can apply for victim compensation?
    • A. 

      Rape

    • B. 

      Homicide

    • C. 

      Burglary

    • D. 

      Drunk driving

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is the term for money paid directly from the offender?
    • A. 

      Civil litigation

    • B. 

      Restitution

    • C. 

      Insurance

    • D. 

      Victim compensation

  • 20. 
    One of the overarching goals of the victims' rights movement was to increase _______ and consultation by victims in all stages of the criminal justice system. 
    • A. 

      Participation

    • B. 

      Representation

    • C. 

      Compensation

    • D. 

      Observation

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is not a common victims' right given by all the states?
    • A. 

      Right to compensation

    • B. 

      Notification of rights

    • C. 

      Victim case worker

    • D. 

      Notification of court appearances

  • 22. 
    Consultation may also occur before an offender is ________.
    • A. 

      Paroled

    • B. 

      Fined

    • C. 

      Sentenced

    • D. 

      Paroled and/or sentenced

  • 23. 
    Which act included the Violence Against Women Act as well?
    • A. 

      Child Victims' Bill of Rights

    • B. 

      Victims of Crime Act

    • C. 

      Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act

    • D. 

      Federal Victim Witness Protection Act

  • 24. 
    Which act provided funding to process the backlog of rape kits?
    • A. 

      Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act

    • B. 

      Justice for All Act

    • C. 

      Victims' Rights Clarification Act

    • D. 

      Federal Victim Witness Protection Act

  • 25. 
    Victims can be compensated for a wide variety of expenses including _______.
    • A. 

      Medical care

    • B. 

      Mental health

    • C. 

      Funeral costs

    • D. 

      All of these

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