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  1. a. Unification of the Church and State
  2. b. Indeterminate
  3. b. Presentence investigation report
  4. b. Drugs
  5. c. Banning early release to institutionalized offenders...
  1. a 6. Sir Thomas More refused to accept which of the following statements that resulted in his death?
    a. Unification of the Church and State
    b. Change ecclesiastical law to suit the marital desires of Henry VIII
    c. Corporal punishment prevents crime
    d. Social conditions do not cause crime
  2. b 16. In recent years legislatures have increased control over the sentencing process of their state. Which of the following is not one of the strategies of legislative control?
    a. The introduction of determinate sentencing
    b. The institution of sentencing guidelines
    c. Banning early release to institutionalized offenders
    d. The use of mandatory prison terms
  3. 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:
    a. Intuition
    b. Presentence investigation report
    c. Research on prediction
    d. Experience
  4. d 4. Which sentencing structure underlies the treatment model?
    a. Presumptive sentencing
    b. Indeterminate
    c. Mandatory minimum
    d. Determinate
  5. e 19. The treatment model of corrections generally divides treatment services into three types. Which of the following is NOT one of them?
    a. Educational
    b. Drugs
    c. Medical
    d. Religious

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. 20. 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
  3. 9. The punishment of banishment was replaced by all the following except
    a. Imprisonment
    b. Penal servitude
    c. Capital punishment
    d. Transportation
  4. 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.
  5. 18. The prison population increased since 1960 due to all the following factors except
    a. A fear of crime
    b. Medical treatment
    c. Media and special interest groups
    d. The War on Drugs

5 True/False questions

  1. d. Incapacitation3. Which of the following is a theory of punishment that argues the reason for punishment is to disable the offender from committing another crime?
    a. Retaliation
    b. Prevention
    c. Deterrence
    d. Incapacitation

          

  2. c. A tactic used by officers to create power in union negotiations.4. What is the "blue flu?'
    a. A particularly virulent virus rampantly spreading in prisons.
    b. A code name among correctional officers for a poor administrative decision.
    c. A tactic used by officers to create power in union negotiations.
    d. A code name among correctional officers for administrative power trips.

          

  3. d. The degree of repentance demonstrated by the offender...16. In recent years legislatures have increased control over the sentencing process of their state. Which of the following is not one of the strategies of legislative control?
    a. The introduction of determinate sentencing
    b. The institution of sentencing guidelines
    c. Banning early release to institutionalized offenders
    d. The use of mandatory prison terms

          

  4. a. Treatment providers usually outnumber educational providers.10. The "Broken Windows" approach to probation calls for all of the following strategies except:
    a. Make treatment the central element to probation.
    b. Place public safety first.
    c. Emphasize performance-based initiatives.
    d. Collaborate with the community.

          

  5. b. 5%11. On average, prosecutors bargain away ______ of cases.
    a. 30%
    b. 5%
    c. 10%
    d. 60%