SOC 203 Week 2 Quiz

Topics: Sociology, Criminology, Crime Pages: 10 (704 words) Published: October 12, 2013
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Which of the following factors do researchers believe conclusively set homosexuals and heterosexuals apart?

a dominant mother and a passive father

a dominant father and a passive mother

chemical imbalances

sexual preference

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Call girls have more prestige than any other type of prostitute.

True

False

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Which of the following is NOT one of the six stages in the process by which people come to identify themselves as homosexual?

identity confusion

drift

identity pride

identity synthesis

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Sociologists view sex as a purely personal matter.

True

False

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According to the Meese commission on pornography, males exposed to violent pornography become desensitized and tend to see rape victims as "less worthy."

True

False

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Victimless crimes are illegal acts which are entered into willingly.

True

False

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In U.S. v. Ricky Davis, the U.S. District Court in Georgia declared that

crack and cocaine are distinct and very different drugs.

sentences imposed for the use of crack can be no heavier than those imposed for the use of powder cocaine.

crack cocaine possession incurs the same penalty as for possession of marijuana.

African American drug offenders must receive the same penalties for drug sales as their Caucasian counterparts.

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Physicians who are addicted to narcotics generally find themselves unable to work efficiently.

True

False

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Which of the following terms refers to an intense desire for a drug?

craving

yearning

obsession

maintaining

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Americans have been sentenced to death for selling marijuana.

True

False

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________ were closely identified in Americans' minds with the use of opium during the later 1800s.

Mexicans

Italians

Chinese

Irish

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The craving for a drug which sometimes returns even after one is no longer physically dependent on that drug is termed

bodily dependence.

flashbacks.

psychological dependence.

habitual dependence.

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Which type of rapist was severely hurt by a woman who was important to him and sexually assaults women to retaliate for this experience?

a womanhating rapist

a sadistic rapist

a political rapist

a generally violenceprone person

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The killing of four or more victims at the same time and in the same event is

mass murder.

serial murder.

whitecollar murder.

a war crime.

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According to Emile Durkheim, violent criminals are atavistic throwbacks to a more primitive evolutionary state.

True

False

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Durkheim gave the name ________ to feelings of being unconnected and uprooted.

anomie

strain theory

social cohesion

subcultural theory

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When John Forester held two hostages at the First National Bank after a failed robbery attempt, the local SWAT team responded to the site and succeeded in killing...
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