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  1. a. The refusal to provide meals for violating prison rules
  2. d. Prisons are declining in use
  3. b. Drugs and alcohol use and abuse...
  4. d. Reduce recidivism....
  5. b. 5%
  1. a 18. General goals of ISP; include all of the following statements except:
    a. Increase incapacitation over that of incarceration.
    b. Divert offenders from prison.
    c. Ensure public safety.
    d. Reduce recidivism.
  2. b 11. On average, prosecutors bargain away ______ of cases.
    a. 30%
    b. 5%
    c. 10%
    d. 60%
  3. c 20. Methods of discipline that have been used in the Auburn system include the following except
    a. The refusal to provide meals for violating prison rules
    b. Flogging to maintain control over prisoners
    c. Solitary confinement for violating prison rules
    d. Lockstep formation to maintain control over offenders
  4. d 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. 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

  1. 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
  2. 6. Which of the following statements best describes the notion of correctional ideology?
    a. Correctional ideology is a body of ideas and practices that pertain to the processing of offenders, as determined by law
    b. Correction ideology is a relative notion of punishment adopted by a particular society
    c. Correctional ideology refers to all practices and procedures that seek to reform offenders
    d. Correctional ideology refers to those practices and procedures believed to be most effective in reducing recidivism
  3. 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
  4. 12. All of the following are major medical problems faced by prison and jail inmates today except:
    a. Hepatitis A and B
    b. HIV infection
    c. Small pox
    d. Tuberculosis
  5. 1. Which of the following corrections staff has twenty-four hour contact with inmates?
    a. Policy-makers
    b. Custody
    c. Treatment
    d. Administrative

5 True/False questions

  1. d. The probationer can possess a firearm.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.


  2. b. Religious worship is forbidden.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.


  3. a. 10%11. On average (national) what percentage of expenditures is for treatment services in correctional institutions?
    a. 10%
    b. 15%
    c. 20%
    d. 30%


  4. c. In the Walnut Street Jail2. Jail inmates are more likely than not to be which of the following except?
    a. Able to post bail
    b. Young
    c. Male
    d. Disproportionately African American


  5. b. The correctional system is given sole responsibility to supervise probationers....8. Probation is characterized by all of the following statements except:
    a. Probation is not a sanction of confinement
    b. The correctional system is given sole responsibility to supervise probationers.
    c. Probation is characterized by conditions imposed on the offender that governs release into the community
    d. Recent developments in technology have increased the ability to monitor probationers' behavior.


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