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  1. 1. In criminology, the fire caused by earthquake is defined as an accidental
    fire. 

    T F
    FALSE

    1. change “accidental fire” to “natural fire”
  2. 2. In terms of race, more than 70% of fire setters
    arrested in America
    were White.

     

    T    F
    TRUE
  3. 3. According to statistics, more than 50% of fire
    setters arrested in America
    were 18 or older.

     

    T    F
    TRUE
  4. 4. The following burglary-related arson aims to
    destroy the victim:

     

    Setting a house on fire
    after stealing valuable things in it

     

                       T    F
    FALSE

    4. change “the victim” to “the crime scene”
  5. 5. The following murder-related arson aims to destroy the
    crime scene:

     

    Burning the victim’s body
    in the woods after a homicide

     

    T    F
    FALSE

    5. change “the crime scene” to “the victim”
  6. 6. The following murder-related arson aims to destroy
    the evidentiary
    material linking the offender to the victim:

     

    Burning victim’s bloody
    clothing or marriage license

     

                       T    F
    TRUE
  7. 7. The following murder-related arson aims to destroy the
    personal items linking the offender to the victim:

     

    Burning gifts given to
    the victim by the offender

     

    T    F
    TRUE
  8. 8. According to researches, extremist arsonists have
    several mentalities in common. One of them is immorality.

     






    T    F
    FALSE

    8. change “immorality” to “morality”
  9. 9. Generally speaking, competition-related arson is less
    likely to take place when a certain product is monopolized by certain
    companies.

     

    T    F
    FALSE

    9. change “less likely” to “more likely”
  10. 10. Arson involved by people like volunteer fire
    fighters usually is profit-motivated.

     

    T    F
    FALSE

    10. change “profit-motivated” to “emotion-motivated”
  11. 11. According to definitions, commercial arson
    is caused by negative emotions (i.e., commercial arson is an expressive crime).

     

    T    F
    FALSE

    • 11. change “negative emotions” to “economic benefits”;
    • change “expressive crime” to “instrumental crime”
  12. 12. In revenge-motivated arson, arsonists usually will stay at the crime scene for a period of time.

     

    T    F
    TRUE
  13. 13. According to studies, vandalism-motivated arson
    usually is committed by teenagers.

     

    T    F
    TRUE
  14. 14. If revenge-motivated
    arson takes place at the personal
    level, then the target usually is very specific.

     

    T    F
    TRUE
  15. 15. Generally speaking, insurance-related arson is more likely to take place
    in times when the economic situation is prosperous.

     

    T    F
    FALSE

    15. change “prosperous” to “deteriorating”
  16. 16. According to definitions, employment-related arson is
    a crime.

     

    T    F
    FALSE

    16. change “is” to “is not”
  17. 17. According to definitions, burglary-related arson is a crime-concealment arson.

     

    T    F
    TRUE
  18. 18. Excitement-motivated arson (e.g.,
    vandalism-related arson) usually is sex-motivated.

     

    T    F
    FALSE

    18. change “sex-motivated” to “pleasure-motivated”
  19. 19. In terms of motivation, excitement-motivated
    arsonists usually have the intention to harm others.

     

    T    F
    FALSE

    19. change “usually have” to “usually do not have”
  20. 20. In terms of frequency, revenge-motivated
    arson usually is a multiple-time event.






    T    F
    FALSE

    20. change “multiple-time event” to “one-time event”
  21. 21. One of the representative typologies of disorganized offense is vandalism-motivated arson.

     

    T    F
    TRUE
  22. 22. The targets chosen by Vandalism-motivated arsonists usually are well-protected.

     

    T    F
    FALSE

    22. change “well protected” to “not protected”
  23. 23. Competition-related arson
    usually involves a highly inclusive commodity or service.

     

    T    F
    FALSE

    23. change “inclusive” to “exclusive”
  24. 24. Extremism-motivated
    arsonists usually are supporters of a certain ideology.

     

    T    F
    TRUE
  25. 25. According to statistics, survival-related
    arson usually is perpetrated by people like illegal immigrants.

     

              T    F
    TRUE
  26. 26.Statistically, serial arsonists usually are
    ________.

     

    a. White

    b. Black

    c. Hispanic

    d. Asian Americans

    e. Native Americans
    A
  27. 27. Which of the following is more likely to be an
    occupation of revenge arsonists? (consider blue-collar workers)

     

    a. gas station attendant

    b. secretary

    c. elementary school
    teacher 

    d. medical doctor

    e. civil engineer
    A
  28. 28. ________-motivated arsonists usually live with
    parents.

     

    a. profit

    b. excitement

    c. revenge

    d. vandalism

    e. crime concealment
    D
  29. 29. According to statistics, nearly 60% of serial arsonists use _______ as ignition
    device. 

     

    a. candle

    b. gunpowder

    c. book matches

    d. wooden matches

    e. cigarette lighter
    C
  30. 30.  Which of
    the following is NOT a social characteristic of pyromaniacs?

     

    a. alcoholism

    b. psychotic disorder

    c. skilled laborer

    d. White

    e. introversion
    C
  31. 31. Which of the following can be a target of revenge-motivated arson? (consider personal, group,
    institutional, and societal levels)

     

    a. federal government building

    b. Lafayette municipal court

    c. oil company

    d. rival gang member’s house

    e. all of the above
    E
  32. 32. Which of the following is instrumental arson?

     

    a. serial arson

    b. hero arson

    c. survival-related arson

    d. sexual perversion-caused
    arson

    e. none of the above
    C
  33. 33. Which of the following usually involves multiple
    offenders?

     

    a. extremist-motivated arson

    b. excitement-motivated arson

    c. serial arson

    d. a and b

    e. a, b and c
    D
  34. 34. Hero arsonists can be classified as
    ________-motivated fire-setters.

     

    a. revenge

    b. crime-concealment

    c. profit

    d. vandalism

    e. reputation
    E
  35. 35. Comparatively, which of the
    following cannot be prevented?

     

    a. natural fire

    b. accidental fire

    c. vandalism-motivated fire

    d. excitement-motivated fire

    e. none of the above
    A
  36. 36. Which
    of the following mindset is not shared by extremist arsonists?

     

    a. dualism

    b. moralism

    c. criticism

    d. particularism

    e. monism
    C

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