Illinois Private Security Contractor License Exam Practice Quiz. This Practice Quiz contains Q&As from all 13 chapters of Collins's Principles of Security and Crime Prevention. Time limit: 120 minutes

5 Sample Questions

The Mycenaean Empire exemplifies a four-zone security design that would be applicable today. All of the following are examples of modern security, except (P4):  

  • A. Use of water as a moat, canal or river as a defense.
  • B. An elevated, bell tower used as a early detection and warning system.
  • C. A third wall is used to surround the Sacred Precincts and the Palace.
  • D. A wall of a building used as quarters for royalty and valuables.

The ______________ used Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) techniques to enhance security and safety. P4 

  • A. Egyptians
  • B. Mycenaeans
  • C. Greeks
  • D. Romans

The _______________ are credited with developing some of the first target-hardening devices such as the lock (P.4).

  • A. Egyptians
  • B. Romans
  • C. Greeks
  • D. Persians

These night watchmen represented one of the earliest known examples of security officers (P.7)

  • A. Greeks
  • B. Persians
  • C. Romans
  • D. Macedonians

Around 1100 A.D. the office of ___________ was established within the shire system (P.9). 

  • A. Constable
  • B. Sheriff
  • C. Night watchmen
  • D. Vigils

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