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Review Ch. #4
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A common ploy used by rapists is to
pose as a police officer or other authority figure.
If a friend confided that he or she was forced to have sex and did not consent, this is an example of
A woman often remains a victim of domestic violence because
she fears retaliation against herself or her children
Assault, homicide, and suicide are examples of
Campus law enforcement officers now have
more staff and increased authority to prosecute offenders
Which of the following is TRUE about stalking?
It can occur online.
Based on statistics about campus violence, female students who are victims of rape
usually know the perpetrator.
The vast majority of stalkers are
known to their victims.
A situation that would be a predictor of domestic violence is
Research examining the relationship between substance abuse and violence indicates that
alcohol consumption is a major factor in domestic violence at all levels
Cultural beliefs that can be considered societal causes of violence include
If your state doesn't mandate bike or motorcycle helmets, you don't need to bother wearing them to prevent injuries.
A key defense against personal assault and rape is to
never become intoxicated at parties or social events
Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is
Aggression is more likely to occur during times of stress.
Social and cultural factors that increase the likelihood of violence include all of the following EXCEPT
Rape that involves multiple attackers, strangers, weapons, or a physical beating is
Which of the following is TRUE about domestic violence?
Homicide by a current or former intimate partner is the leading cause of death among pregnant women in the United States.
Which phase of the cycle of violence includes physical acts intended to inflict pain?
Violence directed at others and based on prejudice and discrimination is
Violence can be defined as
the intentional use of physical force or power against oneself or another person or group.
If a child is not provided with enough to eat and doesn't have proper clothes to wear, this is an example of
The most common cause of traumatic brain injury is falling.
The term terrorism is correctly applied to situations in which
violence is used to achieve political aims.
What is a common reason that victims of elder abuse do not report it?
They are afraid that the abuser will retaliate by putting them in a nursing home.
Of the following, which factor is NOT a risk for gang involvement?
A death that occurs as a result of an intent to harm or kill is a(n)
If you return home to find that your residence has been broken into, you should check every room to see what is missing before calling the police.
What proportion of murder-suicides in the United States involve an intimate partner?
A bias-motivated crime is
a hate crime.
The willful, repeated, and malicious following, harassing, or threatening of another person is
A tendency toward anger may be
both physiological and related to family background.
Substance abuse decreases the risk of both homicide and suicide.
Jane is being harassed by a coworker. You should tell her to
tell her boss.
Which of the following is TRUE about ethnoviolence and hate crimes?
Prejudice and discrimination are always at the base of hate crimes and ethnoviolence.
Which of the following is TRUE about primary aggression?
It is goal-directed, hostile self-assertion that is destructive in nature.
Which of the following is TRUE about the cycle of violence?
This cycle explains why people stay in unhealthy or dangerous relationships.
Differences in political beliefs do not appear to be a factor that contributes to violence.
Violence that occurs between two people in a current or former marriage or sexual or dating relationship is
intimate partner violence
The presence of a gun in the home doubles the risk of a homicide occurring in that location.
Doing some type of activity, such as texting or eating, while driving can cause accidents and is known as
Child abusers are easy to identify.
Which of the following is TRUE regarding homicides?
Homicides are the second leading cause of death for persons aged 15 to 24.
Sexual jokes, suggestive comments, and sexual innuendo are forms of sexual harassment.
A rape in which the victim knows the attacker is
In most cases, the perpetrators of child abuse are members of the child's family.
Which of the following is TRUE about marital rape?
Many states may treat marital rape as a lesser crime.
Which phase of the cycle of violence is typically characterized by anger, abusive language, and psychological aggression?
An unintentional injury is one in which the injury happens due to circumstances, without a deliberate desire to inflict harm.
An act that causes harm or potential harm to a child is
The use of force to control and maintain power over another person in the home environment is
James lost his job and was unable to pay his rent. His frustration built to the point that he initiated a physical fight with a friend. James is displaying
Which of the following is TRUE about reactive aggression?
It is most often an emotional reaction to frustrating life experiences.
Violence against people or property that is rooted in political or social objectives and intended to intimidate is
The media are to blame for the perpetuation of violence in our society.
Which of the following would NOT be considered a hate crime?
Running a red light and hitting a pedestrian
Breakdowns in the criminal justice system contribute to violence because
prisons are overcrowded and prisoners may be released early.
Your friend confides that her coworker is always making sexually explicit comments to her and telling lewd jokes. You explain to her that this is
Which of the following is TRUE about acquaintance rape?
It is a crime of opportunity, not necessarily a prearranged date.
A growing risk of violent incidents on college campuses has caused colleges to respond by
revising prevention and emergency response strategies.
Hate crimes sometimes occur because the perpetrator is retaliating for a perceived insult, unfairness, or slight.
Sexual harassment is carried out only by people who are in positions of power.
Children who have experienced sexual abuse are at increased risk for
anxiety disorders, depression, and suicide.
The U.S. Public Health Service categorizes injuries resulting from violence as either intentional or accidental.
Young people tend to join gangs for all of the following reasons EXCEPT
to impress friends who are not gang members.
There have been recent reports of date rape drugs being used at campus parties. What should female students do to protect themselves from being the victim of drug-facilitated crimes?
Tell a friend if they suspect something was slipped into food or drink and go to the ER immediately.
Domestic violence is very common in the United States.
Sexual penetration without the victim's consent constitutes
All of the following are common characteristics of child abusers EXCEPT
they have a healthy self-image.
Which phase of the cycle of violence is called the "honeymoon period" because the batterer may act apologetic and promise to change?
Emotional and psychological violence can cause as much harm as physical blows or injuries.
Women from higher socioeconomic groups are at greater risk of marital rape.
Any form of unwanted sexual attention is
Successful community strategies for preventing violence include all of the following EXCEPT
discouraging family planning programs.
Which of the following is a social contributor to sexual violence?
Blaming the victim
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