Module 1 Exam

Topics: Crime, Criminal law, Common law Pages: 9 (1710 words) Published: November 2, 2014

Question 1
2 out of 2 points
A serious breach of law usually carrying a penalty of more than one year in prison defines a:  Selected Answer: Felony
Answers: Mala in se crime
Homicide
Misdemeanor

Felony
Question 2
2 out of 2 points
A(n) ___________ is when individuals are required by law to act but fail to do so.  Selected Answer: Act of Omission
Answers: Civil tort
Criminal Act

Act of Omission
Victimless Crimes
Question 3
2 out of 2 points
Case law is usually based on laws that arise from common law.  Selected Answer: False Answers: True
False
Question 4
2 out of 2 points
Constitutional law designates government power, indicating what the government can and cannot do.  Selected Answer: True Answers: True
False
Question 5
2 out of 2 points
Crimes that are committed within the realm of one's work or employment are considered: Selected Answer: White-Collar Crime
Answers: Coporate crime 

White-Collar Crime
Employee theft
Public order offenses
Question 6
2 out of 2 points
Deviance refers to human behaviors or actions that are considered by others to be wrong.  Selected Answer: True Answers: True
False
Question 7
2 out of 2 points
Informal social control includes all but which of the following? Selected Answer: fines
Answers: staring
scorn

fines
shunning
Question 8
2 out of 2 points
Laws created by legislatures are called: Selected Answer:
Statutory Law
Answers: Legislative code

Statutory Law
Criminal Law
Constitutional Law
Question 9
2 out of 2 points
Mala prohibita acts are viewed as inherently evil.  Selected Answer: False Answers: True
False
Question 10
0 out of 2 points
Mens rea is the most important element of criminal liability.  Selected Answer: True Answers: True
False
Question 11
2 out of 2 points
Recent proposals to combat computer-related crime have been to extend the __________ statutes.  Selected Answer: RICO
Answers: Homeland Security

RICO
Patriot Act
White Collar Crime Act
Question 12
2 out of 2 points
Searches and seizures that violate Fourth Amendment provisions are subject to the ______________.  Selected Answer: Exclusionary Rule
Answers: Habeas Corpus rule

Exclusionary Rule
Probable Cause Rule
Incrimination Rule
Question 13
2 out of 2 points
Self Report statistics are good for all but which of the following?  Selected Answer: Learning about victims of crime. 
Answers: Exploring crimes where there is no victim. 
Exploring crimes such as illegal drug use and underage drinking.  Learning about crimes where an arrest is unlikely.

Learning about victims of crime. 
Question 14
2 out of 2 points
Specific deterrence prevents people from committing crimes by showing them, through a specific experiences of other punished criminals, that crime does not pay.  Selected Answer: False Answers: True

False
Question 15
2 out of 2 points
The ___________ is a nationally representative survey of US households designed to mearsure criminal victimizations.  Selected Answer: NCVS
Answers: Monitoring the Future
NYS

NCVS
NIBRS
Question 16
2 out of 2 points
The _____________ is more concerned with the process of justice and grants suspects many rights to protect them from overzealous investigation and prosecution.  Selected Answer: Due Process Model

Answers: Crime Control Model
Restorative Justice Model

Due Process Model
Classical Model
Question 17
2 out of 2 points
The ________________ provision prohibits retroactive laws.  Selected Answer: Ex post facto
Answers: Habeas Corpus

Ex post facto
Attainder
Administrative law
Question 18
2 out of 2 points
The cruel and unusual punishment clause appears in the:  Selected Answer: 8th Amendment
Answers: 4th Amendment
5th Amendment
6th Amendment

8th Amendment
Question 19
2 out of 2 points
The due process model advocates the aggressive and quick apprehnsion, trial, and processing...
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