Criminology Test: GK Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    When Messner and Rosenfeld refer to the "American Dream," they are referring to the American culture's relentless push toward:
    • A. 

      Sexual success

    • B. 

      Job success

    • C. 

      Material success

    • D. 

      Family success

  • 2. 
    The German tribes regarded stealing as more serious than crimes against the person because it:
    • A. 

      Was premeditated

    • B. 

      Was in the moment

    • C. 

      Was morally wrong

    • D. 

      Was punishable by death

  • 3. 
    The most common penalty for a computer crime is:
    • A. 

      Community service

    • B. 

      20 years to life

    • C. 

      Death

    • D. 

      Restitution

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is not a characteristic of white-collar crime?
    • A. 

      Its bad

    • B. 

      Its against the law

    • C. 

      Its cool

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    The crime of theft is:
    • A. 

      Inborn since birth

    • B. 

      Derived from cultural emphases

    • C. 

      Learned as a small child

    • D. 

      Psychologically in your genes

  • 6. 
    The concept of white-collar crime was coined by:  
    • A. 

      Edwin H. Sutherland

    • B. 

      Edward H. Southwesy

    • C. 

      Edgar A. Poe

    • D. 

      Edmond. H. Southerby

  • 7. 
    Only about 1 in _________ victims of telemarketing fraud will report their loss to authorities.
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      1,000

    • C. 

      10,000

    • D. 

      100,000

  • 8. 
    Psychosocial encapsulation is most likely to occur when the perceived threat:
    • A. 

      All of the above

    • B. 

      All of the above

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    The person who coined the term white-collar crime assumed that it could by explained by:
    • A. 

      Definite association

    • B. 

      Different levels of socioeconomic status

    • C. 

      Differential psychology

    • D. 

      Differential association

  • 10. 
    _________ is a form of theft in which goods or money are taken from a person against that person's will through the use of violence or fear.
    • A. 

      Burglary

    • B. 

      Robbery

    • C. 

      Assault and battery

    • D. 

      Mugging

  • 11. 
    Burglars typically first search the _________ of homes they victimize.
    • A. 

      Living room

    • B. 

      Kitchen

    • C. 

      Master bedroom

    • D. 

      Kids rooms

  • 12. 
    A usual rule with an experienced burglar is to remain inside a dwelling no more than:
    • A. 

      5 min

    • B. 

      7 min

    • C. 

      10 min

    • D. 

      12 min

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is true of certain forms of target hardening?
    • A. 

      All of the above

    • B. 

      All of the above

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    Students have described shoplifting as a:
    • A. 

      Religous experience

    • B. 

      Sexually arousing

    • C. 

      A game

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    Larceny is often broken down into grand larceny and petit (petty) larceny, depending on:
    • A. 

      the value of the property stolen.

    • B. 

      Quantity stolen

    • C. 

      Location where it was stolen

    • D. 

      Owner of stolen property

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