Criminology, Unit FOUR Quiz

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Females are more likely to be the perpetrator of homicide than males.
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False.
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Which of the following is NOT classified as a crime against property?
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Robbery.
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Youths between the ages of 13 and 18 who set fires often have a history of setting fires.
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True.
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What type of homicide includes crimes in which the offender planned to kill another person and then carried out the act?
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First degree murder.
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What does not involve the use of force or illegal entry in order for property to be taken?
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Larceny.
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Who are individuals who let burglars know about attractive targets?
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Tipsters.
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Assaults have been declining since the early 1990s.
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True.
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Shoplifting accounts for more business loss than employee theft.
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False.
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Most items taken through larceny are taken from where?
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Cars.
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Statistics on arson are limited in the sense that only fires classified as arson are reported to agencies like the FBI.
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True.
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Which type of thief can be defined as an individual who has acquired a degree of skill and plans his crimes?
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Professional theft.
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Crime statistics indicate that arson is the most frequent property crime.
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False.
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In about what percent of home robberies does the victim know the offender?
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40%.
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What type of homicide is that in which the victim and perpetrator knew each other as friends, family, or other acquaintances?
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Primary homicide.
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About what percent of homicide victims knew their killer?
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43%.