classicism quiz CK

Caroline Knight
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Degree criminology Quiz on classicism quiz CK, created by Caroline Knight on 11/22/2014.

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Question 1

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A key point of classicism is...
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  • People have free will
  • Everyone who commits a crime gets caught
  • Only certain people are criminals

Question 2

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In classical criminology punishment what should punishment be?
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  • Brutal
  • Only used for extreme criminal behaviour
  • Not necessary
  • Severe but fair

Question 3

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A central focus of classical criminology was to establish a reformed, equitable and efficient system of justice
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 4

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A key point of the classical approach
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  • All offenders would grow out of committing their crimes
  • Women do not commit crimes and should never experience punishment
  • Punishment should act as a deterrent to everyone
  • Punishment should only be meted out on second and subsequent crimes

Question 5

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Which one is a key figure in the Routine Activity Theory?
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  • Tannenbaum
  • Beccaria
  • Felson
  • Siht - Nrael

Question 6

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Classicism also drew on other theories. Which ones?
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  • Social Contract theory
  • Strain theory
  • Both of these answers

Question 7

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One of the reasons that classicism fell from popularity in 19th century?
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  • It had created a huge increase in crimes
  • The prisons were became so full they could not cope
  • It was a one size fits all approach that failed to take into account of peoples differences

Question 8

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Classical criminologists concerned themselves with the creation of what they believed was a true class structure for society
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  • True
  • False

Question 9

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Who was it who invented the panoptican and wrote ' The principles of morals and legislation'?
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  • Jeremy Bentham
  • Robert Merton
  • Tim Seddon
  • William Whitelaw

Question 10

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Cornish and Clarke expanded on the explanation of rationality. They described their explanation of this as.....
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  • bounded or limited rationality
  • rounded rationality
  • rational rationality

Question 11

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Which are classed as contemporary classical theories or contemporary rational actor theories?
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  • Rational choice theory
  • routine activity theory
  • Situational prevention
  • Evolutionary theory
  • Rehabilitation theory
  • Deterrence theory

Question 12

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A criticism of situational prevention is that is simply displaces crime elsewhere.
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  • True
  • False

Question 13

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The key concept of contemporary deterrence is that the certainty of getting caught and being punished is far more effective than the severity of the punishment itself
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 14

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What year did Mrs Thatcher become prime minister?
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  • 1969
  • 1979
  • 1984
  • 1975

Question 15

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Felson introduced a fourth variable to the routine activity model. What was it?
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  • A 'fence' to remove the stolen goods
  • Absence of initimate handler
  • Total lack of morality
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