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  1. c. Frisk search
  2. d. Programs and services are provided in relatively equal proportion to individuals with suspended sentences and individuals on probation...
  3. d. Release from prison should be based on time served
  4. b. These prisons widely adopted freedom of religion into the institution
  5. a. Offenders are no different than the rest of society
  1. a 19. Corrections must always ask, "Who are offenders and what are we expected to do with them?" Which of the following statement does not reflect a way that corrections historically answered this question?
    a. Offenders are no different than the rest of society
    b. Offenders are uneducated and ill-trained to function in modern society
    c. Offenders are out of touch with God and must repent
    d. Offenders are evil and must be destroyed
  2. b 7. The most common way to control the use and transportation of contraband is through which of the following procedures?
    a. Body cavity searches
    b. Shakedowns
    c. Frisk search
    d. Strip search
  3. c 12. Maconochie's principles are based on all of the following except
    a. A prisoner should earn everything he receives in prison
    b. Labor in prison is based on improvement of conduct, frugality of living, and habits of living
    c. When appropriate, offenders should form small groups where everyone is responsible for each other's behavior
    d. Release from prison should be based on time served
  4. d 1. The relationship between the suspended sentence and probation are accurately depicted in all of the following statements except:
    a. A suspended sentence does not require supervision while probation does.
    b. The practice of suspending sentences in America has, to al large extent, been replaced by probation.
    c. Probation is a form of suspended sentence.
    d. Programs and services are provided in relatively equal proportion to individuals with suspended sentences and individuals on probation.
  5. e 17. Most prisons built during the Reformatory Era had all the following characteristics except
    a. These prisons abandoned the silent system
    b. These prisons widely adopted freedom of religion into the institution
    c. These prison started using indeterminate sentencing and parole
    d. These prisons were based on the Auburn System

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 6. All of the following statements are applicable to community work orders except:
    a. The individual performs community service duties as a condition of another sentence.
    b. The number of hours worked may serve to reduce any accompanying fines imposed during sentencing.
    c. This disposition is generally imposed and completed to nullify the conviction.
    d. The individual "volunteers" his or her time to the community agency.
  2. 6. Which of the following statements best defines all contraband?
    a. Contraband can be used for escape.
    b. Contraband is anything not authorized by institutional rules.
    c. Contraband is anything the correctional officer says it is.
    d. Contraband is weapons.
  3. 11. On average (national) what percentage of expenditures is for treatment services in correctional institutions?
    a. 10%
    b. 15%
    c. 20%
    d. 30%
  4. 5. Offenders in prisons and jails have problems that contribute to crime commission. Which of the following is generally NOT one of these factors?
    a. Criminal or "bad" companions or friends
    b. Drugs and alcohol use and abuse
    c. Anti-social attitudes and values
    d. Self-esteem
  5. 9. Probationers have general conditions of probation they must meet. Which of the following conditions is NOT a general condition of probation?
    a. The probationer must remain drug free.
    b. The probationer cannot leave the jurisdiction with court approval.
    c. The probationer must pay probation fees.
    d. The probationer can possess a firearm.

5 True/False questions

  1. b. A double gate that control all transportation in and out of the prison perimeter.10. Which of the following is NOT a conclusion we can draw regarding prison rule violations?
    a. Inmates in larger institutions or higher security prisons had higher percentages of rule infractions than other types of facilities.
    b. More than 90% of inmates who were charged with rule violations were found guilty in administrative proceedings.
    c. Men have higher rule infractions rates than women.
    d. Young inmates and those with drug histories are more likely to have prison infractions.

          

  2. b. Food deprivation is necessary to control behavior16. Which of the following statements does not characterize the reformatory at Elmira?
    a. Increase academic education for reformation
    b. Food deprivation is necessary to control behavior
    c. A goal was to reform youths
    d. A gymnasium with modern equipment and bath facilities is advocated

          

  3. b. Custody5. Which of the following is the primary way that offenders' whereabouts are determined?
    a. Inspections
    b. Electronic monitoring
    c. Video surveillance
    d. Counts

          

  4. b. Presentence investigation report14. One main problem with sentencing is that judges have to be able to predict human behavior. A judge uses all of the flowing tools to make his or her sentencing decisions except:
    a. Intuition
    b. Presentence investigation report
    c. Research on prediction
    d. Experience

          

  5. b. Weapons offenders20. An example of indeterminate sentencing would be which of the following sentences?
    a. Two to ten years
    b. Three strikes and you're out legislation
    c. Ten years plus five for aggravating factors of the crime
    d. Two years

          

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