Sample Pers 2001 Exam Questions

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Sample PERS 2001 Exam Questions
Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. Modules 1-Introduction, 2-Overview of Legal Systems and 3-Death Penalty 1. The Uniform Crime Report “Crime Rate” allows a. police to set a value on crimes c. comparison of crime over time and in different locations b. police to report crimes d. comparison of crime between countries

2. In the United States, all states except one use a similar source for their law. Which state is different? a. Louisiana c. Alaska b. Hawaii d. California

3. The United Nations has three major components: a. General Secretary, Chief Justice and c. justification, excuse, alibi and Council procedural b. justification, excuse, alibi and d. General Assembly, Security Council, procedural and Secretariat

4. The state with the largest death row population is a. Texas c. Georgia b. Virginia d. California Modules 4- Drug Laws & Policy and 5-Marriage & Homophobia 5. In the United States, what percentage of federal prisoners are incarcerated for drug and drug related offenses? a. 5% c. 50% b. 10% d. 100%

6. One major problem of physical dependence on drugs is a. as time goes on, the user develops a c. as time goes on, the user gets bored tolerance to the drug, requiring smaller with the drug and/or less frequent dosage b. as time goes on, the user develops a d. there are no problems associated with tolerance to the drug, requiring larger physical dependence on drugs and/or more frequent dosage

7. In Loving v. Virginia, the United States Supreme Court was asked to rule on a case about a. homosexual marriage c. child marriage b. interracial marriage d. arranged marriage

8. In Georgia, same-sex marriage is a. permitted under the State’s Constitution b. prohibited under the State’s Constitution

c. recognized if the couple was married in a state that allows same-sex marriage d. called a “civil union”

Modules 5-Marriage & Homophobia and 6-Family...
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