CRIMINOLOGY 3RD Homicide

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CRIMINOLOGY 3RD Homicide
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  1. 1.
    In terms of defining characteristic, one of the major differences between mass
    murderers and personal cause murderers is that both of
    them will elude arrest.

    T  F
    F

    1. change “both of them” to “the latter”
  2. 2.
    If a man accidentally causes deaths in the course of, say, setting a building
    on fire, then according to legalistic definitions, this person is perpetrating
    an excusable homicide.

     

    T    F
    F

    2. change “excusable homicide” to “situational felony murder”
  3. 3.
    Generally speaking, serial
    killers will use miscellaneous instruments (e.g., rope) as
    weapons, not just firearms.

     

    T    F
    T
  4. 4.
    Compared to signature behaviors, the pattern of Modus
    Operandi/Method of Operation (MO) behavior is changing (in other words,
    criminals will increasingly improve their skills of committing a crime when
    they become more experienced).

     

                       T    F
    T
  5. 5.
    Unlike MO behaviors, the pattern of signature behavior is essentially fixed
    and/or predictable.

     

    T    F
    T
  6. 6.
    Compared to disorganized offenders, organized criminals usually are socially
    isolated people.

     

    T    F
    F

    6. change “isolated” to “mature”
  7. 7.
    Generally speaking, disorganized offenders are more likely to use sudden
    violence to have victim comply than their organized counterparts.

              

    T    F
    T
  8. 8.
    In terms of religious extremist homicide, only extremist Islamic groups
    will try to kill pagans.

     






    T    F
    F

    • 8. change “only extremist Islamic groups” to “all
    • extremist religious groups”
  9. 9.
    The chief victims of gang-related homicide usually are single women.

     

    T    F
    F

    9. change “single women” to “gang members”
  10. 10.
    Compared to spree killers, serial killers usually will be killed
    at the crime scene.

     

    T    F
    F

    10. reverse the position of “spree” and “serial”
  11. 11.
    Mass murder and spree murder have several things in common. One of them is that
    most offenders are Blacks.

     

    T    F
    F

    11. change “Blacks ” to “Whites”
  12. 12.
    According to statistics, most homicide cases took place during the time period
    of 6:00
    pm to 6:00 am.

     

    T    F
    T
  13. 13.
    According to UCR, nearly 60% of homicide cases in America were perpetrated by strangers.

    T  F
    F

    13. change “strangers” to “acquaintances”
  14. 14.
    Some people are more likely to become victims of instrumental homicide
    than others, such as gas station attendants and taxi drivers.

     

    T    F
    T
  15. 15. In mercy homicide, offender
    will create a life-threatening condition for his/her victim(s).

     

    T    F
    F

    15. change “mercy” to “hero”
  16. 16.
    The chief victims of mercy killing usually include, but are not
    limited to, authority figures (e.g., school teachers, the police, court
    judges...).

     

    T    F
    F

    16. change “mercy” to “authority”
  17. 17.
    All homicidal behaviors, to some extent, are either related to fantasy
    or anger.

     

    T    F
    T
  18. 18.
    In domestic homicide, the relationship between  
    murderer and victim usually is indifferent.

     

    T    F
    F

    18. change “indifferent” to “highly intense”
  19. 19.
    The main targets of socioeconomic extremist homicide usually
    include, but are not limited to, rich people and socially influential persons.

     






    T    F
    F

    19. change “rich/influential people” to “homeless persons”
  20. 20.
    In cult killing, the offender usually feels that he/she is discriminated
    by his/her superior(s).

     

    T    F
    F

    20. change “cult” to “authority”
  21. 21.
    According to researches, most killers (including minors) were psychologically abnormal
    at the time of the offense.

     

    T    F
    F

    21. change “psychotic” to “normal”
  22. 22.
    Only females (especially married women) will become victims of
    domestic homicide.

     

    T    F
    F

    22. Females are more likely to become victims…
  23. 23.
    Criminologists generally believe that extremists share certain mental
    qualities. One of such qualities is skepticism.

     

    T    F
    F

    23. change “skepticism” to “monism”
  24. 24. Cult murder usually is a massive
    killing.

     

              T    F
    F

    24. change “massive” to “singularized”
  25. 25. Both extremist-related and cult-related homicides
    are examples of group cause homicide.

     

              T    F
    T
  26. 26. In terms of nature, the Holocaust should be viewed
    as an instrumental homicide.

     

              T    F
    F

    26. change “instrumental” to “expressive”
  27. 27. Inheritance-related murder is an expressive
    murder.

     

              T    F
    F

    27. change “expressive” to “instrumental”
  28. 8.
    In terms of temporal pattern, nearly 40% of homicide cases in America took
    place on ________.

     

    a. 
    Monday/Tuesday

    b. 
    Wednesday/Thursday


    c. 
    Friday/Saturday

    d. 
    Christmas

    e. 
    July 4th
    C
  29. 29.
    Which of the following is NOT an MO behavior?

     

    a. the victim was asked to say certain indecent words

    b. the offender used weapons to have his victim comply


    c. the victim was blindfolded

    d. the offender used special equipment to enter the
    victim’s house

    e. none of the above
    A
  30. 30.
    Signature behaviors will allow law enforcement authorities to collect
    information about offender=s ________.

     

    a. 
    intelligence

    b. 
    physical
    appearance 

    c. 
    income

    d. 
    motivation

    e. 
    marital status
    D
  31. 31.
    The crime scenes left by disorganized sexual offenders usually
    are _______.

     

    a. sloppy

    b. chaotic

    c. undetectable

    d. a and b

    e. a, b, and c
    D
  32. 32.
    Which of the following may become the targets of hate crime in
    the U.S.?

     






    a. 
    African Americans


    b. 
    Asian Americans

    c. 
    Buddhist
    Americans

    d. 
    gays

    e. 
    all of the above
    E
  33. 33.
    The concept of victim-precipitated crime is suggested by
    ________.

     

    a. Stephen Holmes

    b. Marvin Wolfgang 


    c. Terance Miethe

    d. George Knox

    e. Richard McCorkle
    B
  34. 34.
    Personal or family relationship between offender and victim
    usually can be found in the following types of murder except ________
    killinghomicide.

     

    a. 
    contract

    b. 
    spontaneous
    domestic

    c. 
    insurance-related


    d. 
    authority

    e. 
    gang-motivated
    A
  35. 35.
    Which of the following usually will become the target of disorganized
    sexual offenders?

     

    a. 
    young child

    b. 
    prostitute

    c. 
    convenience store
    clerk

    d. 
    single college
    student

    e. 
    hard to predict,
    it depends
    E
  36. 36.
    The victim of felony murder usually will involve ________.

     

    a. 
    police officer

    b. 
    prosecutor

    c. 
    witness

    d. 
    course judge

    e. 
    all of the above
    C
  37. 37.
    Which of the following is more likely to be motivated by expressive reasons?

     

    a. domestic homicide

    b. argument homicide

    c. authority killing

    d. hero homicide

    e. a, b, and c
    E
  38. 38.
    Which of the following is more likely to be motivated by instrumental
    purposes?

     

    a. inheritance-relate homicide

    b. contract killing

    c. criminal competition homicide

    d. indiscriminate felony homicide

    e. all of the above
    E
  39. 39.
    Which of the following is a classification system widely used by
    the authorities to study homicidal behaviors?

     

    a. DSM-IV

    b. DSM-III-R

    c. Crime Classification Manual

    d. UCR

    e. all of the above
    C
  40. 40.
    Juvenile homicides have several things in common. ________ is one
    of them.

     

    a. 
    Manipulation

    b. 
    Dehumanization

    c. 
    Ignorance

    d. 
    Spontaneity

    e. 
    all of the above
    B

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