Criminal Justice Test Chapters 1-3

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Chapters 1-3 Test

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Question 1

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What is the fourth amendment?
Answer
  • Search and Seizure
  • Excessive Bail
  • Due Process
  • Unlawful Confession

Question 2

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What is the eighth amendment?
Answer
  • Search and Seizure
  • Excessive Bail
  • Due Process
  • Unfair Confessions

Question 3

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What is the 14th amendment?
Answer
  • Excessive Bail
  • Search and seizure
  • Due process
  • Unfair confessions

Question 4

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What is the 5th amendment?
Answer
  • Due Process
  • Search and seizure
  • Excessive bail
  • Unlawful confession

Question 5

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What is the 6th amendment
Answer
  • Due Process
  • Excessive Bail
  • Search and seizure
  • Speedy and public trial

Question 6

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Stare decisis means to stand by by what has been decided.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 7

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Two examples of past common law
Answer
  • Felonies
  • Eye for an Eye
  • Correctional rehabilitation
  • 10 commandments

Question 8

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What is justice?
Answer
  • Violent Crimes
  • Punishment with a fair trial
  • Using laws to fairly judge and punish crimes and criminals
  • Illegal activity, relating to crime

Question 9

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True or false: Mala in se are violent crimes
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  • True
  • False

Question 10

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True or false: Criminal is defined as involving illegal activity, relating to crime, relating to laws that describe scrimes rather than to laws about a person's right; morally wrong.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 11

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What is ex post facto?
Answer
  • Punishment without a fair trial
  • Law cannot be made and then applied to a previous crime
  • Criminal justice agencies should limit their involvement with the criminal defendants.

Question 12

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Which of these is not a classification of crime?
Answer
  • Felonies
  • Misdemeanors
  • Mala in se
  • Violations (infractions)

Question 13

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Which of these is not a perspective on justice?
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  • Crime Control Perspective
  • Intervention persepctive
  • Due process perspective
  • Rehabilitation perspective
  • Equal justice perspective
  • Restorative justice perspective

Question 14

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What is the crime control perspective?
Answer
  • Provide fair and equal treatment for the accused
  • Deter crime through the application of punishment
  • Offenders should be reintegrated back into society
  • Care for people who can not mange themselves

Question 15

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What is rehabilitation perspective?
Answer
  • Criminal justice systems should limit their involvement with the criminal defendants.
  • Equal treatment for equal crimes
  • Deter crime through the application of punishment
  • Care for people who cannot manage themselves.

Question 16

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What is restorative justice perspective?
Answer
  • Deter crime through the application of punishment
  • Equal treatment for equal crimes
  • Offenders should be reintegrated back into society.
  • Provide fair and equatable treatment for the accused.

Question 17

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What is equal justice perspective?
Answer
  • Care for people who cannot manage themselves
  • Offenders should be reintegrated back into society
  • Criminal justice agencies should limit their involvement with the criminal defendants
  • Equal treatment for equal crimes

Question 18

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What is nonintervention perspective?
Answer
  • Provide fair and equatable treatment for the accused.
  • Criminal justice agencies should limit their involvement with the criminal defendants.
  • Deter crime through the application of punishment.
  • Equal treatment for equal crimes.

Question 19

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What is due process perspective?
Answer
  • Equal treatment for equal crimes.
  • Deter crime through the application of punishment.
  • Criminal justice agencies should should limit their involvement with the criminal defendants.
  • Provide fair and equatable treatment for the accused

Question 20

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Which of the following things must be proved beyond a reasonable doubt in order to convict someone.
Answer
  • Actus Rea
  • Durham Rule
  • Mens Rea
  • M' Naghten Rule

Question 21

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Which of these is not one of the seven things the criminal justice system can do?
Answer
  • Protect the public
  • Brings guilty to justice
  • Makes laws
  • Maintains order

Question 22

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Bills of attainder is crimes that have been prohibited by law
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 23

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What is mala prohibitum?
Answer
  • Unlawful acts
  • Laws that were made due to recent crime
  • Crimes that have been prohibited by law
  • The unlawful act of committing a crime

Question 24

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Which of these is not a principle component of the criminal justice system?
Answer
  • Juvenile detention centers
  • Law enforcement
  • Courts
  • Correctional

Question 25

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Which one of these is not one of the five pleas of insanity?
Answer
  • Drug Influence
  • Insanity Defense Reform Act
  • Substantial Capacity Test
  • Irresistible Impulse

Question 26

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What is the Durham rule?
Answer
  • An accused person is not criminally responsible if his/her unlawful act was the product of mental disability or defect.
  • Insanity should be defined as a lack of substantial capacity ( the mental capacity needed to understand the wrong doing of an act) to control one's behavior.
  • The person committing the act did not know that their actions were illegal but, because of mental impairment, he/she could not control their behavior.
  • The person committing the act must not be able to tell the nature and quality of the act or could not tell what they were doing was wrong.

Question 27

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What is irresistible impulse?
Answer
  • An accused person can't be judged not guilty by reason of insanity if "the defendant" was unable to appreciate the quality or wrongfulness of the act due to mental disease.
  • An accused person is not criminally responsible if his/her unlawful act was the product of mental disability or defect.
  • The person committing the act did not know that their actions were illegal but, because of mental impairment, he/she could not control their behavior.
  • The person committing the act must not be able to tell the nature and quality of the act or could not tell what they were doing was wrong.

Question 28

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What is the M' Naghten Rule?
Answer
  • The person committing the act did not know that their actions were illegal but, because of mental impairment, he/she could not control their behavior.
  • An accused person is not criminally responsible if his/her unlawful act was the product of mental disability or defect.
  • The person committing the act must not be able to tell the nature and quality of the act or could not tell what they were doing was wrong.
  • An accused person can't be judged not guilty by reason of insanity if "the defendant" was unable to appreciate the quality or wrongfulness of the act due to mental disease.

Question 29

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What is the insanity defense reform act?
Answer
  • Insanity should be defined as a lack of substantial capacity ( the mental capacity needed to understand the wrong doing of an act) to control one's behavior.
  • An accused person can't be judged not guilty by reason of insanity if "the defendant" was unable to appreciate the quality or wrongfulness of the act due to mental disease.
  • The person committing the act must not be able to tell the nature and quality of the act or could not tell what they were doing was wrong.
  • The person committing the act did not know that their actions were illegal but, because of mental impairment, he/she could not control their behavior.

Question 30

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What is the substantial capacity test?
Answer
  • An accused person can't be judged not guilty by reason of insanity if "the defendant" was unable to appreciate the quality or wrongfulness of the act due to mental disease.
  • Insanity should be defined as a lack of substantial capacity (the mental capacity needed to understand the wrong doing of an act) to control one's behavior.
  • An accused person is not criminally responsible if his/her unlawful act was the product of mental disability or defect.
  • The person committing the act did not know that their actions were illegal but, because of mental impairment, he/she could not control their behavior.

Question 31

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Which one of these is not a main view in the criminal justice system?
Answer
  • Interactionist View
  • Conflict View
  • Protection View
  • Consensus View

Question 32

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What is consensus view?
Answer
  • Laws are designed by those in power to do what they want and think is best for society
  • Laws are designed by those in power to do what they want and think is best for society focused solely on moral crimes
  • If most people benefit from the particular law, the law should be made. Majority supports the belief

Question 33

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What is conflict view?
Answer
  • Laws are designed by those in power to do what they want and think is best for society, based solely on moral crimes
  • If most people benefit from the particular law, the law should be made. Majority supports the belief.
  • Laws are designed by those in power to do what they want and think is best for society

Question 34

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What is interactionist view?
Answer
  • Laws are designed by those in power to do what they want and think is best for society focused solely on moral crimes.
  • Laws are designed by those in power to do what they want and think is best for society
  • If most people benefit from the particular law, the law should be made. Majority supports the belief.

Question 35

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True or false society defines crime
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 36

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Which of these is not one of the 3 main ways crime is measured?
Answer
  • Uniform Crime Report
  • Police Reports
  • National Crime Victimization survey
  • Self report surveys

Question 37

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True or false: Violent crimes have increased since 1990.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 38

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What is the UCR?
Answer
  • Official crime data measurement
  • Telephone survey of a large sample of households/individuals
  • Surveys/ interviews that ask respondents to reveal their criminal behavior

Question 39

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What is the NCVS?
Answer
  • Telephone survey of a large sample of households/individuals
  • Surveys/ interviews that ask respondents to reveal their criminal behavior
  • Official crime data measurement

Question 40

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What is the self report surveys?
Answer
  • Official crime data measurement
  • Surveys/ interviews that ask respondents to reveal their criminal behavior
  • Telephone survey of a large sample of households/individuals

Question 41

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True or False: Males are arrested more than females
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 42

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True or false: Police are not more likely to arrest minority suspects?
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 43

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True or false: Young people are arrested at much higher rates than older people?
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 44

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True or False: Women are more likely for violent crimes, such as robbery and physical assault.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 45

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True or false: Females are more likely for sexual assault.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 46

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True or false: Younger people are less vulnerable to be victims of crime.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 47

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African Americans are _______ times more likely to be murdered than African American females.
Answer
  • 1 to 2
  • 2 to 3
  • 4 to 5
  • 3 to 4
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