5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a. Offenders are no different than the rest of society
- b. Adult prison facilities are overcrowded.
- a. Treatment providers usually outnumber educational providers.
- ...d. Day fines are still a fairly uncommon practice in the U.S. compared to Australia and England.
- b. Presentence investigation report
- a 13. All of the following statements describe day fines except?
a. Money paid to the criminal justice system based on a graduated punishment system.
b. The offender's daily earnings determine the specific dollar amount of the fine.
c. The revenue made by day fines is diverted to victim compensation funds.
d. Day fines are still a fairly uncommon practice in the U.S. compared to Australia and England.
- b 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.
- c 14. 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:
b. Presentence investigation report
c. Research on prediction
- d 3. Holdback jail inmates are held in jail because:
a. They are awaiting bail to be set.
b. Adult prison facilities are overcrowded.
c. They are awaiting adjudication in the court system.
d. They require extensive medical, physical, or psychological attention.
- e 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
5 Multiple choice questions
- 7. The doctrine in which the aim of all action should be the greatest pleasure for the largest number of citizens is called
- 9. Which of the following is NOT a contributing factor to low quality jail personnel?
a. Poor working conditions
b. Political appointment
c. Extensive training
d. Low pay
- 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
- 15. Findings from the use of electronic monitoring include all of the following except:
a. The longer the period of monitoring, the higher the odds of success.
b. Electronic monitoring terms average almost 1 year.
c. Success rates for electronic monitoring range from 74-86%.
d. Offenders may be charged to lease the electronic monitoring equipment.
- 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
5 True/False questions
c. Correction in behavior is found through allowing interaction among inmates → 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.
d. Pretrial alternatives are more expensive than incarceration in jail. → 10. Which of the following conclusions cannot be made about the use of pretrial alternatives?
a. These programs reduce the jail population.
b. People who are released pending trial fare better in court.
c. Pretrial release alternatives fair as well as jail to prevent recidivism.
d. Pretrial alternatives are more expensive than incarceration in jail.
b. These prisons widely adopted freedom of religion into the institution → 17. Intensive supervised probation is a form of probation with increased supervision and control of the offender. Which of the following statements inaccurately describes this form of punishment?
a. ISPs generally require multiple weekly contacts between the probationer and the probation officer.
b. ISPs were first instituted by the state of Georgia in 1974.
c. ISPs abdicate the use of rehabilitation.
d. ISP is a punishment deemed for uncontro9llable and non-compliant probationers.
b. Bridewell → 2. Which of the following is NOT a level of custody placed on the offender?
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.