Criminal Justice exam ch10

Question 1 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)


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Question 2 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

(MC)Which of the following is true about private investigators? A license is always needed to work as a private investigator. The job is routine, with the same activities and tasks each day. Private investigators need to be observant and detail-oriented. All of the above are true.

Question 3 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

(LC)Which president signed the Community Mental Health Centers Act in order to deinstitutionalize the mentally ill? George W. Bush John F. Kennedy Ronald Reagan

Question 4 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

(LC)A federal judge ruled that New York’s “stop and frisk” policy was in violation of which amendment? Fourth Eighth Tenth Fourteenth

Question 5 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

(LC)Which of the following is not a requirement for becoming a police officer? Prior experience in law enforcement Passing a physical fitness test High school diploma or GED Graduation from a police training program

Question 6 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

(LC)When a correctional officer searches an inmate’s cell, he or she is most likely looking for food contraband evidence drugs money

Question 7 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

(MC)What is true about mentally ill prisoners? They are more likely to reoffend than non-mentally ill prisoners. They are more likely to end up in a mental hospital than prison. The number of mentally ill individuals in prison has dropped since the 1960s. All of the above are true.

Question 8 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

(MC)Which of the following is true about lawyers? Most of their work takes place within the courtroom. Bar exams are required only for those who didn’t finish law school. Lawyers need to have strong written and oral communication skills. All of the above are true.

Question 9 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

(LC) “10-23” is an example of police terminology 10-code plain talk law enforcement jargon

Question 10 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

(LC)The most important thing to remember when responding to criticism is to not take it too seriously try to respond unemotionally talk to your supervisor before responding respond to the criticism right away

Question 11 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

(MC)Which of the following is not a stress response? Rise in heartbeat rate Higher blood pressure Slower eye movement Racing thoughts

Question 12 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

(LC)You can maintain your focus during a telephone call by taking notes closing your eyes during the conversation squeezing a stress ball visualizing the caller

Question 13 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

(MC)Which of the following is true about judges? Judges must continually study the law, even after becoming a judge. Judges typically apply for open positions. Judges make about $59,000 a year on average. All of the above are true.

Question 14 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

(MC)Which of the following should be a primary reason for entering a criminal justice profession? Altruism Compassion Thrill seeker Stress

Question 15 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

(MC)A judge is getting ready to begin a trial. She realizes that the defendant, who is accused of assault, is a neighbor that she doesn’t like. What would this be an example of? Police misconduct Conflict of interest Wrongful conviction Mitigating circumstance

Question 16 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

(MC)Which of the following would be the most relevant goal for a person who wanted to be a lawyer? I want to learn to speak French. I want to pass the bar exam. I want to earn a P.I. license. All of the above

Question 17 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

(MC)A lawyer is assigned to defend a supected murderer. Which work ethic would be important in order for the lawyer to best defend the individual? Punctuality Compassion Personal hygiene Constructive criticism

Question 18 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

(MC)Which of the following is a part of active listening? Stand as close to the individual as possible to hear them best Close your eyes so that you can focus on what the person is saying Devote your attention to what is being said and the person’s body language Avoid eye contact so that you don’t intimidate the person

Question 19 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

(MC)What is a good reason to engage in professional development opportunities? To advance your career To stay up-to-date on what is happening in your field To network with other professionals All of the above

Question 20 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

(LC)Completing a paralegal training program can take as little as a few days a few weeks a few months a few years

Question 21 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

(LC)Officers should use force rarely frequently only to protect others as a last resort

Question 22 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

(MC)A police officer refuses to accept a bribe offered by a local drug dealer to ignore the dealer’s illegal activities. What work value is this an example of? Altruism Compassion Integrity Conflict management

Question 23 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

(LC)Loss of faith in the police force will most likely result in public outcry the obliteration of the police force higher crime rates more informants

Question 24 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

(MC)An individual is found guilty of stealing a car. It is the person’s first offense and the judge believes that the person can be rehabilitated. However, the judge has to sentence the individual to a certain number of years in prison. What impacts the judge’s decision? Mandatory minimum-sentencing laws Mitigating-circumstance laws Maximum-rehabilitation-period laws Misconduct-profiling laws

Question 25 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

(MC)What is true about informants? They are rarely criminals. They may receive incentives for their testimony in court. They are generally truthful about the information that they pass along to law enforcement. All of the above are true.

Question 26 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

(LC)The phonetic alphabet scheme is used when a suspect or witness is nearby there’s a new officer on the force when the spelling of a word is important a 10-code is not available

Question 27 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

(LC)Why is it important to research the company prior to a job interview? The interviewer will quiz you on how the company was formed. You need to know the names of the company’s owners. It will enable you to explain how your skills and goals are aligned with the company’s mission. It will enable you to brag about your findings and impress the interviewer.

Question 28 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

(MC)There is a job that you are interested in. The company does not have online applications, so you’ll need to pick up the application in person. What is one way to make a good first impression on the company when you pick up the application? Use a pencil in case you want to change any information later. Start filling out the application as soon as it’s handed to you to show your eagerness. Leave answers blank if you don’t know the answer or it doesn’t apply. Dress professionally and communicate politely.

Question 29 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

(MC)An inmate is believed to be part of a prison gang. He is separated from the general population and placed in solitary confinement. In what housing would this individual be living? Singular housing cells Segregated housing units Minimum-security housing Halfway house

Question 30 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

(LC)To clear someone of all criminal charges and convictions related to a specific crime is to ____ them. exonerate acquit parole appeal

Question 31 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points)

(LC)Law enforcement officers are at an increased risk of which of the following diseases? Diabetes Cancer Cardiovascular disease Kidney disease

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