Criminology Quiz

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  1. Who is the theorist most associated with labelling theory?
    Tannenbaum
  2. The theory that suggests that individuals are deviant because they have been tagged as deviant by society is _____
    Labeling
  3. Which of the following is NOT a type of new critical theories?
    Labeling
  4. What is the critical theory that attempts to explain criminality through transcendental or religious approahces?
    Peacemaking
  5. Elliot's Integrative Theory combines all of the following except:
    differential association
  6. Which of the following is a tenet of critical criminology?
    Conservative optimism on reform measures
  7. What is the primary critique of the use of crime typologies?
    There is no variation in specific offenses
  8. Thornberry's interactional theory is an integration of which three theories?
    Control, learning, social culture
  9. According to radical criminologists, crime is caused by _____
    Capitalism
  10. A serial killer who is considered a "thrill seeker" and who murders for creature comforts, profit, or pleasure is thought to have which typology?
    Visionary
  11. Which nations has the highest homicide rate in which a firearm was used?
    United States
  12. The most feared type of robbers are referred to as _______
    Strong armed robbers
  13. Individuals who live in a subculture in which violance is an acceptable problem-solving mechanism are what type of offenders?
    Culturally
  14. Killing four or more victims at one location on a single occaision is called _________
    Mass murder
  15. In many violent crimes, victims contribute to their own harm
    True
  16. Which of the following is not considered one of the characteristics of wife abusers?
    Financial stability
  17. Which of the following is not an historical event that suggests violence is part of the American psyche?
    Industrial Revolution
  18. The killing of several victims in three ore more separate incidents over several weeks, months, or years is ___________
    Serial murder
  19. Which of the following types of robbers would be associated with career criminals?
    Professional
  20. _________ deal in stolen property.
    Fences
  21. Which of the following is another term for pickpocket?
    Cannons
  22. _______ criminals tend to commit crimes like larceny/theft and burglary on a regular basis.
    Conventional
  23. Which of the following types of burglars are the least skilled thieves?
    Junkies
  24. Inventory shrinkage in the retail industry is also referred to as what?
    Shoplifting
  25. Which crime makes up the largest category of the UCR index?
    Larceny/Theft
  26. Which of the following pass bad checks or documents?
    Paper hangers
  27. ________ represent the aristocracy of the professional criminal world
    Con artists
  28. Which of the following is a characteristic of a professional criminal?
    Are usually not drug addicts
  29. A pyramid scheme is synonymous with what type of scheme?
    Ponzi

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