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Chapter 2

MULTIPLE CHOICE

  1. Using this definition, criminal law is a
    set of rules, codified by state authorities that express norms, goals, and
    values of the vast majority of society

a.

Conflict

b.

Consensus

c.

Interactionist

d.

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  1. The statement; “The law is the instrument
    that enables the wealthy to maintain the position of power and to control the
    behavior of those who oppose their ideas” aligns with which view of crime?

a.

Conflict

b.

Consensus

c.

Interactionist

d.

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  1. Which view of crime suggests that criminal
    law is structured to reflect the preferences and opinions of people who hold
    social power in a particular legal jurisdiction?

a.

Conflict

b.

Consensus

c.

Interactionist

d.

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  1. A Crime
    Index is?
    a. an estimate of
    crimes committed
    b. an accurate
    picture of the number of crimes committed
    c. an estimate of
    crime that is not reported to the police
    d. a measure of all
    crime, including crimes reported and crimes not reported to the police
  2. Which of the following crimes is not
    included on the list of Part I index crimes documented in the Uniform Crime
    Reports?

a.

Criminal homicide

b.

Motor vehicle theft

c.

Simple assault

d.

Arson

  1. What is considered to be the most widely
    cited source of criminal statistics?

a.

National Crime Victimization
Surveys

b.

National Indicators of Drug
Abuse

c.

Uniform Crime Reports

d.

Bureau of Justice Statistics

  1. What type of crime is not reported in Part
    I or Part II of the offense section of the UCR?

a.

Drug offenses

b.

Traffic violations

c.

Liquor law violations

d.

Sex offenses

  1. Which of the following is an index crime?

a.

Kidnapping

b.

Simple assault

c.

Motor vehicle theft

d.

Forgery

  1. Which of the following is one of the
    problems associated with the validity of the Uniform Crime Report?

a.

No federal crimes are reported.

b.

Reports are voluntary and vary
in accuracy.

c.

If an offender commits multiple
crimes, only the most serious is recorded.

d.

Crime rates per 50,000 people
are computed.

  1. The National Crime Victimization survey is
    prepared by what agency?

a.

National Institute of Health

b.

Bureau of Justice Statistics

c.

Central Intelligence Agency

d.

Federal Bureau of Investigation

  1. What data source relies on a multi-stage
    sample of housing units to collect information about citizen’s encounters with
    criminals?

a.

National Crime Victimization
Survey

b.

Uniform Crime Reports

c.

Monitoring the Future Survey

d.

National Incident-Based
Reporting System