Criminology The Core

Criminal Justice

Quiz 2 :

The Nature and Extent of Crime

Quiz 2 :

The Nature and Extent of Crime

Question Type
search
Showing 1 - 20 of 55
arrow
The Uniform Crime Report is a primary source of crime data collected by the:
Free
Multiple Choice
Answer:

Answer:

C

Tags
arrow
The UCR contains data on Part I (index) and Part II (non-index) crimes, although Part II crimes include Part I crimes. Which of the following is not a Part I offense?
Free
Multiple Choice
Answer:

Answer:

A

Tags
arrow
What shortcoming in the UCR is addressed by the National Crime Victimization survey?
Free
Multiple Choice
Answer:

Answer:

D

Tags
arrow
The UCR expresses data as raw figures, crime rates, and changes in the number and rate over time. How are crime rates expressed in the UCR?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
arrow
The NCVS annually samples more than 42,000 _________ and 78,000 individuals age 12 or older in order to estimate crime victimization.
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
arrow
Survey research involves _____ - the process of selecting for study a limited number of subjects who are representative of entire groups sharing similar characteristics, called the population.
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
arrow
While self-report studies can be used to examine the offense history of prison inmates and drug users, most self-report studies have focused on:
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
arrow
A validity concern associated with the NCVS involves:
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
arrow
The reporting accuracy of self-report studies is impacted by:
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
arrow
According to the 2008 Monitoring the Future survey:
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
arrow
When evaluating the three primary sources of crime data, the crime patterns and trends:
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
arrow
How does today's violent crime rate compare to the violent crime rate in 1991?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
arrow
According to UCR data, what is known about today's property crime rate?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
arrow
Most criminologists believe that homicide data are the most accurate and valid UCR statistics. What do data indicate about homicide rates?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
arrow
Regardless of economic and marital status, which factor has the greatest influence on crime rates and trends?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
arrow
When looking to the future, what social factor is seen as having a moderating influence on the potential growth of the crime rate?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
arrow
Franklin Zimring and Gordon Hawkins believe the _____ is the single most significant factor separating the crime problem in the United States from that of the rest of the developed world.
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
arrow
Referring to the ecology of crime, when is crime most likely to happen?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
arrow
Referring to the ecology of crime, which of the following settings has the highest violent crime rate?
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
arrow
People living in poverty are believed to engage in disproportionate amounts of _____ crimes, such as rape and assault, as a result of their rage, anger, and frustration against society.
Multiple Choice
Answer:
Tags
Showing 1 - 20 of 55