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  1. b. Drugs and alcohol use and abuse...
  2. b. Train staff.
  3. c. 1878
  4. a. 10%
  5. d. Counts
  1. a 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
  2. b 5. Which of the following is the primary way that offenders' whereabouts are determined?
    a. Inspections
    b. Electronic monitoring
    c. Video surveillance
    d. Counts
  3. c 2. Probation became an official sanction, supported by state statute, in what year?
    a. 1812
    b. 1856
    c. 1878
    d. 1907
  4. d 3. A prison warden (superintendent) is typically responsible for all of the following duties except:
    a. Deal with politicians, the media, and other administrators.
    b. Train staff.
    c. Oversee prison operations.
    d. Supervise staff.
  5. e 11. On average (national) what percentage of expenditures is for treatment services in correctional institutions?
    a. 10%
    b. 15%
    c. 20%
    d. 30%

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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    b. The practice of suspending sentences in America has, to al large extent, been replaced by probation.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.
  2. 16. There were several events that coincided between 1975 and 1985 to create prison population boom. Which of the following is not a reason for this dramatic increase in prisoners?
    a. The War on Drugs
    b. The shift to conservative beliefs to deal with crime
    c. The creation of intermediate sanctions
    d. "baby boom" group in crime-prone age range
  3. 18. Judicial and administrative sentencing processes share common criteria in decision-making. Which of the following is not one of them?
    a. The offender's past criminal record
    b. The use of good time
    c. Classification of the crime as aggravated, "normal," and mitigated
    d. The degree of repentance demonstrated by the offender
  4. 13. The period of transition, from 1935 to 1960, was marked by all the following except
    a. The dismantling of the "fortress" type prisons
    b. Effort to rehabilitate offenders
    c. The first Supermax prison in America
    d. The federal Bureau of Prisons became a national leader in corrections
  5. 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 True/False questions

  1. c. Correction in behavior is found through allowing interaction among inmates20. 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


  2. a. Expulsion from school to target for outside programming5. The prevention ideology contains all of the following concepts except
    a. Expulsion from school to target for outside programming
    b. A focus on a child's social and emotional problems
    c. A focus on the individual and the environment around him or her
    d. Programs that generally begin in the school


  3. b. Retaliation fulfills a religious a religious mission2. The theological view of retaliation argues which of the following:
    a. Punishment has a specific beneficial and social consequence
    b. Retaliation fulfills a religious a religious mission
    c. Punishment resolves social discord created by the offense and re-establishes a sense of harmony through requital
    d. Guilt must be washed away through suffering inflicted by punishment


  4. a. Make treatment the central element to probation.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. c. Rehabilitation1. The basic reason for punishment include all of the following reasons except:
    a. Retribution
    b. Incapacitation
    c. Rehabilitation
    d. Deterrence