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  1. b. 5%
  2. a. Correctional ideology is a body of ideas and practices that pertain to the processing of offenders, as determined by law
  3. b. Capital punishment is effective to deter criminal behavior
  4. c. Moral and religious instruction
  5. b. Adult prison facilities are overcrowded.
  1. a 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
  2. b 8. Which of the following statements did Cesare Beccaria not advocate?
    a. Crime should be considered injury against society
    b. Capital punishment is effective to deter criminal behavior
    c. The purpose of punishment should be to prevent crime
    d. The currency of punishment is the extent of injury to the victim
  3. c 11. On average, prosecutors bargain away ______ of cases.
    a. 30%
    b. 5%
    c. 10%
    d. 60%
  4. d 10. The Pennsylvania System initially used the following basic elements except
    a. Humane treatment
    b. No work
    c. Moral and religious instruction
    d. Solitary confinement
  5. e 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. 2. 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
  2. 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.
  3. 15. Hallmarks to prisons in the 1960's include all the following except
    a. Power struggles between gangs and other groups
    b. Nature of inmate demands revolve around basic rights in prison
    c. Solitary living conditions
    d. Crowded living conditions, harsh rules, and poor food
  4. 19. Home detention has several advantages over incarceration. Which of the following is NOT one of them?
    a. Home detention generally costs less than incarceration.
    b. Home detention may cause "net widening" in punishment.
    c. Home detention is thought to help control prison population growth.
    d. Home detention offers a flexible alternative for certain offenders (such as pregnant offenders).
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. c. An increase in supervision and program participation by the court due to non-compliance on the part of the probationer.6. Tourniquet sentencing is:
    a. When the probation officer enhances probation requirements after the probation term begins.
    b. Specific conditions of probation reserved for drug, using offenders.
    c. An increase in supervision and program participation by the court due to non-compliance on the part of the probationer.
    d. Specific conditions for probation primarily used on high-risk offenders.

          

  2. a. Punishment has a specific beneficial and social consequence10. The utilitarian view of retaliation argues which of the follow?
    a. Punishment has a specific beneficial and social consequence
    b. Guilt must be washed away through suffering inflicted by punishment
    c. Retaliation fulfills a religious mission
    d. Punishment resolves social discord created by the offense and re-establishes a sense of harmony through requital.

          

  3. c. This disposition is generally imposed and completed to nullify the conviction.17. Most prisons built during the Reformatory Era had all the following characteristics except
    a. These prisons abandoned the silent system
    b. These prisons widely adopted freedom of religion into the institution
    c. These prison started using indeterminate sentencing and parole
    d. These prisons were based on the Auburn System

          

  4. c. Not allow the victim a voice in the criminal justice process12. Restitution requires the offender to:
    a. Compensate the victim for loss of injury.
    b. Be incarcerated for his or her crime.
    c. Plea bargain for a lesser sentence.
    d. Be placed on probation.

          

  5. c. Men have higher rule infractions rates than women.10. The Pennsylvania System initially used the following basic elements except
    a. Humane treatment
    b. No work
    c. Moral and religious instruction
    d. Solitary confinement