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Cher its Raymon, you helped me a couple times before.

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Hi Cher its Raymon, you helped me a couple times before.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Homework
Expert:  Cher replied 2 years ago.

Hi Raymon, and thanks for requesting me to help you again.

I hope you have been well! : )

Please tell me what you need help with and I'll let you know if I can be of service. Thanks!

Warmest wishes,


Customer: replied 2 years ago.
all is well, thanks. It's a relief to know you are still on this site, I'm going to send you 40 questions that I need answered
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
1. Criminals are more likely to
A. be female rather than male.
B. be from lower social classes rather than higher social classes. C. commit crimes in rural areas rather than in urban areas.
D. be old rather than young.
2. Methodology addresses the question of A. "What should be?"
B. "How?"
C. "Why?"
D. "What?"
3. Which of the following acts is most likely mala prohibita? A. Assault
B. Failure to file income taxes by April 15
C. Rape
D. Theft
4. Chic, Vince Swaggi, and Deep Throat are all examples of A. operationalizations.
B. argot.
C. felons.
D. aliases.
5. Compensation, dignity, consultation, and protection are examples of what? A. Terms of restitution
B. Common victims' rights
C. Victim precipitation
D. Risk heterogeneity6. Which of the following is not a key element of classic experimental design?
A. Reciprocity
B. Experimental and control groups C. Equivalence
D. Pretests and posttests
7. Choose the correct example of a Part I index offense under the UCR. A. Statutory rape
B. Robbery
C. Carrying of a weapon
D. Vagrancy
8. The physical element of a crime is the A. mens rea.
B. actus reus.
C. mala prohibita.
D. mala in se.
9. A system of mutual trust, in which a subject is asked to share information with a researcher in the belief that the information will not be used in an inappropriate, harmful or embarrassing manner, is
A. deviance.
B. reciprocity.
C. operationalization. D. Gemeinschaft.
10. The hypothesis that media violence provides a calming effect is the _______ hypothesis. A. operationalization
B. reciprocity
C. catharsis
D. precipitation
11. Which ethnicity is at the least risk of being the victim of a crime? A. Black
B. Asian
C. Native American
D. White
12. Choose the correct description of the "fallacy of autonomy." A. The incorrect assumption that a child develops his or her own morals
B. The belief that families of lower financial status have poor morals
C. The failure to understand that social forces affect the quality of family life D. The discarded theory that families do not benefit from outside help13. Operationalization involves the process of
A. gathering data in a certain setting.
B. using a quantitative measure.
C. defining how a concept is being measured. D. a subject being interviewed.
14. Which of the following is not a characteristic of criminal law? A. The law is enforced by private parties who are victims.
B. Crimes are defined specifically.
C. The law involves penal sanctions for violations.
D. The law should be applied uniformly.
15. Your textbook states that researchers should be objective. In this case, the term objective means A. purposeful.
B. value free.
C. careful.
D. judgmental.
16. William Graham Sumner identified three _______ including folkways, mores, and laws. A. ideals
B. deviances
C. norms
D. criminal philosophies
17. Which one of the following statements regarding crime rates in the United States is false? A. Burglaries are more numerous than motor vehicle thefts.
B. Violent crimes are more numerous than property crimes.
C. Larcenies are more numerous than robberies.
D. Forcible rapes are more numerous than murders.
18. Choose the correct description of Gemeinschaft societies. A. Heterogeneous and devoted to individual freedom, with few laws
B. Homogenous and rigid, with many laws
C. Diverse and complex with a developed law system
D. Simple, communal, and lacking in formal laws
19. Which of the following is most concerned with corroborating data by using multiple methods of measuring the same entity?
A. Triangulation B. Reliability C. Reciprocity D. Validity20. Which of the following is most concerned with the consistency or stability of measurement if repeated?
A. Triangulation B. Validity
C. Reciprocity D. Reliability
21. While attempting to break into Howard's house, PJ was shot in the leg. Because PJ would not have been shot if he hadn't tried to break in, the shooting is an example of
A. behavioral blame. B. victim facilitation. C. revictimization.
D. victim provocation.
22. Which age group is at the greatest risk of being the victim of a crime? A. 50 and over
B. 18-20
C. 25-35
D. 21-24
23. Which of the following is most likely mala in se? A. Illegal parking
B. Murder
C. Littering
D. Failure to display proof of insurance on your windshield
24. Which of the following regarding ethics in criminology research is false? A. Ethics are irrelevant, as research involves science rather than moral judgments.
B. Subjects have the right to confidentiality.
C. The American Society of Criminology has a code of ethics.
D. The Academy of Criminal Justice has a code of ethics.
25. Choose the correct example of a Part II non-index offense under the UCR. A. Forcible rape
B. Murder
C. Arson
D. Prostitution
26. After being sexually assaulted, Shawna missed about a week of work. This is categorized as a/an A. indirect property loss.
B. symptom of PTSD.
C. loss of productivity.
D. econ
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
27. Which of the following is the most important agent of socialization?
A. Family
B. Peers
C. School
D. Religious denomination
28. One criticism of the crime index is that it is
A. designed to include many hundreds of obsolete crimes.
B. unweighted, as a murder counts the same as theft of a laptop. C. not designed to include small, yet common, crimes.
D. weighted according to severity of harm caused by the crime.
29. A felony bears a penalty of at least A. one year in prison.
B. a $25,000 fine.
C. a $5,000 fine.
D. 18 months in prison.
30. One of the most violent episodes of civil unrest in the United States occurred in 1992 after what event? A. Increased criminalization of drunk driving
B. Philip Zimbardo began his controversial prison experiment
C. The beginning of the Gulf War
D. Police accused of beating Rodney King were found not guilty
31. Which model of criminal law suggests that law began when powerful people made rules that served their interests more than the interests of people without power?
A. Interactionist B. Conflict
C. Labeling
D. Consensus
32. What is the primary role of a criminologist? A. Scientific study of crime
B. Law enforcement
C. Prosecution of criminals
D. Prison supervision
33. Sally hits Jayden with a shovel. In this situation, which of the following is the mens rea? A. The act of hitting Jayden
B. The shovel
C. Sally
D. Sally's blameworthy state of mind34. Which one of the following statements regarding the comparison of crime internationally is true? A. Law enforcement in all countries defines crime in the same way.
B. Crime rates are uniform internationally.
C. Crime rates vary by country and offense.
D. The United States has the highest homicide rate of any country in the world.
35. Which of the following is most concerned with the accuracy of measurement? A. Triangulation
B. Validity
C. Reciprocity
D. Reliability
36. A mailing with questions asking if you or your family have been crime victims is most likely A. the National Incident-Based Reporting System.
B. a victim survey.
C. a criminology experiment.
D. the Uniform Crime Reports.
37. The aspect of criminology that studies why and how crime occurs is called A. operationalization.
B. methodology.
C. deviance.
D. theory.
38. Generally, as _______ increases, _______ decreases. A. education; diversity
B. criminal activity; religious affiliation
C. social class; criminality
D. age; prosperity
39. Young women who are victimized by their peers are particularly likely to experience what mental health consequence?
A. State dependence
B. Recurring victimization
C. Post-traumatic stress disorder D. Loss of self-worth
40. Criminology is the science of A. studying crime and criminal behavior. B. criminal justice administration.
C. rehabilitating criminals.
D. solving crimes.
Expert:  Cher replied 2 years ago.

Hi again, Raymon and thanks for sending the questions.

What is the title and number of this exam?



Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Introduction to criminology
Expert:  Cher replied 2 years ago.

Hi again, Raymon.

I'm so sorry, I'm not familiar with criminology, so I will not be able to help you this time.

I will opt out and this will place your question back on the 'open' list, so other experts can help.

I hope to hear from you in the future, and hopefully we will be able to work together, again!

Warmest wishes,


Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Ok thanks, ***** ***** you soon
Expert:  Cher replied 2 years ago.

No problem. I hope all will be well!

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thx cheer, I'm having a difficult time, there's no homework or teachers catagory, how or where do I post the question to someone else ?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Ok great thanks, ***** ***** great night
Expert:  Cher replied 2 years ago.

Hi again, Raymon.

I have sent your question to some other experts who might be able to help. If you don't receive any answers, write to Customer Service at:***@******.***

Warmest regards,


Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Ok great, thank you so much
Expert:  Cher replied 2 years ago.

You're most welcome!

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi good night Cher
Expert:  Cher replied 1 year ago.

Hello again, Raymon.

I hope things are going well with you!

Did you never receive answer on this exam?

Warmest regards,


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
all is well thanks for asking...I hope all is well with you I had to use other revenues
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No one from this site responded
Expert:  Cher replied 1 year ago.

I'm glad all is well with you! Things are fine, here.

So, you ended up getting your answers elsewhere?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I did, I'm working on an exam but I think I could handle it now, sorry I'll be in touch with the next exam
Expert:  Cher replied 1 year ago.

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