5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- d. Transportation
- d. Prisons are declining in use
- b. Religious worship is forbidden.
- a. Hard labor
- b. Train staff.
- a 9. The punishment of banishment was replaced by all the following except
b. Penal servitude
c. Capital punishment
- b 14. The early part of the 1950's posed particular discontent because of
a. Hard labor
b. Lack of professional leadership
c. Substandard personnel
d. Excessive overcrowding of institutions
- c 13. Religion services in prison suffers from all of the following problems except:
a. One chaplain, who is traditionally trained in only one spiritual tradition, needs to provide spiritual services to inmates of all faiths.
b. Religious worship is forbidden.
c. Low salary to minister in prison.
d. Prison chaplainry is not a particularly desirable job in the field.
- d 3. A prison warden (superintendent) is typically responsible for all of the following duties except:
a. Deal with politicians, the media, and other administrators.
b. Train staff.
c. Oversee prison operations.
d. Supervise staff.
- e 5. Corrections is an important field of study because of all the following except
a. A. corrections is undergoing rapid change
b. Interests in reducing crime and safety
c. Corrections impacts ordinary individuals everyday
d. Prisons are declining in use
5 Multiple choice questions
- 2. John Howard argued for four principles for prison reform. Which of the following is NOT one of these?
a. Abolition of fees
b. Reformatory regime
c. Secure and sanitary structures
d. Systematic autonomy from government officials
- 14. Which of the following statements is NOT true about education services in prison?
a. Treatment providers usually outnumber educational providers.
b. Most state correctional systems legislatively mandate educational services for inmates.
c. Some inmates are able to pursue two-year and four-year degrees while incarcerated.
d. Most inmates are able to pursue a high school education while incarcerated.
- 4. The first American institution exclusively dedicated to the correction of felons was
a. In hulks
b. An abandoned copper mine in Simsbury, Connecticut
c. In the Walnut Street Jail
d. In Gaols
- 3. William Penn, and the Pennsylvania Quakers, created a body of laws called the
a. A. Code of Draco
b. Great Law
c. Sumerian code
d. Hammurabic code
- 13. The period of transition, from 1935 to 1960, was marked by all the following except
a. The dismantling of the "fortress" type prisons
b. Effort to rehabilitate offenders
c. The first Supermax prison in America
d. The federal Bureau of Prisons became a national leader in corrections
5 True/False questions
d. The degree of repentance demonstrated by the offender... → 18. Judicial and administrative sentencing processes share common criteria in decision-making. Which of the following is not one of them?
a. The offender's past criminal record
b. The use of good time
c. Classification of the crime as aggravated, "normal," and mitigated
d. The degree of repentance demonstrated by the offender
c. National institute of Justice → 4. Several organizations have contributed the adoption of standards for jails. Which of the following is NOT one of these institutions?
a. National Institute of Corrections
b. American jail association
c. National institute of Justice
d. American correctional association
b. 5% → 11. On average, prosecutors bargain away ______ of cases.
c. To divert drug-abusing offenders to intensively monitored treatment instead of incarceration. → 14. Drug Courts were created to do which of the following?
a. To increase the level of supervision of offenders over that of ISPs.
b. To lower the rate of recidivism compared to that of ISPs.
c. To divert drug-abusing offenders to intensively monitored treatment instead of incarceration.
d. To more effectively utilize the principles of effective intervention.
a. Compensate the victim for loss of injury. → 12. Restitution requires the offender to:
a. Compensate the victim for loss of injury.
b. Be incarcerated for his or her crime.
c. Plea bargain for a lesser sentence.
d. Be placed on probation.