Quiz 11 - Criminology

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This quiz is for josh. It is for an exam. Its on chapter 11.


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  • 1. 
    Humans do not necessarily possess an instinct for violence; expressions of violence represent:
    • A. 

      Assault.

    • B. 

      Matters learned in a social context.

    • C. 

      A person's inner violence towards people

    • D. 

      Violence against those that have done you wrong

  • 2. 
    Some theorists believe that knowingly performing unnecessary surgery is tantamount to committing:
    • A. 

      Assault

    • B. 

      Manslaughter

    • C. 

      Rape

    • D. 

      Burglary

  • 3. 
    The largest number of domestic violence cases takes place among:
    • A. 

      Friends

    • B. 

      Boss and worker

    • C. 

      Parents

    • D. 

      Siblings

  • 4. 
    In the early 1960s, what is accredited with bringing the social problem of violence toward children to the attention of the public?
    • A. 

      C. Henry Kempe's article titled "The Battered-Child Syndrome"

    • B. 

      A child being killed on live tv

    • C. 

      Marvin Wolfgang's artivle titled "The Battered-Child Syndrome"

    • D. 

      When Mary Puller drowned her kids in a bath tub

  • 5. 
    What proportion of states now hold a man criminally liable for inducing sex from his wife through the use of force or fear?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      All

    • D. 

      12

  • 6. 
    Victim precipitation, a term referring to the assertion that murder victims contributed to their own demise, was introduced by:
    • A. 

      Marvin Shore

    • B. 

      C. Henry Kempe

    • C. 

      Marie Mann

    • D. 

      Marvin Wolfgang

  • 7. 
    Capital punishment carried out by a state would meet the requirements of which type of homicide?
    • A. 

      Excusable

    • B. 

      Justifiable

    • C. 

      Forgiven

    • D. 

      First degree

  • 8. 
    The _________ states that if a death occurs during the commission of a felony, the person committing the felony is chargeable with first-degree murder.
    • A. 

      Assault with a felony attached

    • B. 

      Double felony doctrine

    • C. 

      Manslaughter-felony doctrine

    • D. 

      Felony-murder doctrine

  • 9. 
    Contrary to the perception of many Americans, mass killers and serial murders account for _________ percent of homicides each year.
    • A. 

      Less than one

    • B. 

      Less that 0.5

    • C. 

      More than 1

    • D. 

      More than 25

  • 10. 
    An analysis of serial killers reveals that:
    • A. 

      They are good people

    • B. 

      They are murderers

    • C. 

      They kill people

    • D. 

      B and c