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SOC 2760 Chapter 1-5: SOC 2760 Units 1-5 article practise questions
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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC 2760
Professor
Robert Shearer
Semester
Winter

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SOC 2760 Article Practise Questions Unit 1 Question 1 1 / 1 point In the study of people bereaved by homicide, Malone (2007) demonstrated that Victim Support workers or volunteers faced the challenge of providing care that: a) Did not foster dependency and is proactive b) Was both proactive and victim-led c) Was victim-led and did not foster dependency d) All of the above Question 2 1 / 1 point Souilliere (2003) demonstrated that ____ figured most prominently as murder weapons in the three entertainment programs analyzed in her study: a) Knives b) Hands, feet, or fists c) Guns d) Explosives Question 3 1 / 1 point The justice programs examined by Souillere (2003) supported the common research finding that: a) Few homicides involve multiple victims b) Few homicides involve multiple offenders c) Most homicides are single victim and single offender d) All of the above Question 4 1 / 1 point The gender-by-gender pattern of homicides portrayed in the justice programs examined by Soulliere (2003) coincided with official statistics and research literature showing that: a) Males were most often killed by females b) Females were most often killed by females c) Males were most often killed by males d) None of the above Question 5 1 / 1 point With respect to the context of the murder, Souillere (2003) found that justice programs did not fit the pattern found in research and officials statistics that: a) Most homicides are planned b) Most homicides are situationally-induced acts of violence c) Most homicides are premeditated d) Most homicides are random Question 6 1 / 1 point According to Malone (2007), role confusion among three particular agencies made it difficult for people bereaved by homicide to access the services they need: a) Probation officers, victim liaison officers (VLOs), and police b) Victim liaison officers (VLOs), police, and family liaison officers (FLOs) c) Police, family liaison officers (FLOs), and probation officers d) Probation officers, victim liaison officers (VLOs), and family liaison officers (FLOs) Question 7 0 / 1 point In the article on people bereaved by homicide, Malone (2007) found that the most intense and overwhelming feelings of grief and anger tended to emerge: a) Immediately following news of the homicide b) On the anniversary of the homicide c) During the trial d) After the trial Question 8 0 / 1 point In interviews with people bereaved by homicide, Malone (2007) found that: a) Those most affected by the victim's death were always family members b) Those most affected by the victim's death were always friends c) Those most affected by the victim's death were typically loved ones d) Those most affected by the victim's death may not be immediate family members Question 9 1 / 1 point Aligning with the picture demonstrated by official statistics and research on the most common location for murder, Souillere (2003) found that the justice programs analyzed portrayed: a) Males as more often being killed in the home b) Females as more often killed in the street c) The road or highway being the most common homicide location d) None of the above Question 10 0 / 1 point According to Malone (2007), ___________ are often unable to provide the services that people bereaved by homicide want, though they may get the brunt of dealing with the immediate practicalities after a homicide: a) Victim liaison officers (VLOs) b) Family liaison officers (FLOs) c) Police d) Prosecutors Question 11 1 / 1 point Barkan (2014) argues that crime and victimization are public issues that are rooted in various structural factors. Which of the following is not one of those factors identified? a) Individual pathology b) Social characteristics of communities c) Relationship networks d) Social inequalities Question 12 1 / 1 point In her study of people bereaved by homicide, Malone (2007) argues that the contact that people bereaved by homicide have with the criminal justice system can be: a) A source of re-victimization b) Helpful c) Traumatic d) All of the above Question 13 0 / 1 point According to Malone (2007), bereaved people need to be helped by: a) Someone who has authority and credibility. b) Rigid yet sensitive police officers. c) Flexible and sensitive family liaison officers (FLOs). d) Rigid yet sensitive probation officers. Question 14 1 / 1 point The relationship between a victim and an offender was known in most of the murder incidents depicted in the crime shows examined by Soulliere (2003). Her study showed that ____ and ____ were the most common relationships featured: a) Stranger and acquaintances b) Acquaintances and friends c) Family and acquaintances d) Family and strangers Unit 02 Question 15 1 / 1 point According to Silverman and Kennedy (1993) and the Criminal Code of Canada, first-degree murder and second-degree murder are distinguished primarily based on whether: a) The act was planned and deliberate b) The degree of violence used c) The age of the offender d) The number of victims Question 16 1 / 1 point Gabor et al. (2002) attributed the differences between police- and health-based homicide statistics to: a) Differing opinions by police and coroner regarding cause of death b) The ambiguity surrounding stranger and acquaintance homicides c) Data quality issues d) Different data collection procedures Question 17 1 / 1 point According to the lecture notes in Unit 2, there are three main sources of data on homicide in Canada. Which of the following has both an aggregate survey and an incident-based survey? a) Homicide Survey b) The Vital Statistics Death Database c) The Uniform Crime Report Surveys d) All of the above Question 18 1 / 1 point If it is determined that a homicide was not premeditated, but there was evidence of intent on the part of an accused, the accused is typically charged with: a) Manslaughter b) Second-degree murder c) Culpable homicide d) Non-culpable homicide Question 19 1 / 1 point As discussed in the lecture notes for Unit 2, while homicide data is among the most reliable crime data, it is not without its challenges. Which of the following is among those challenges? a) Too much data to analyze b) Missing data c) Low reporting rates d) All of the above Question 20 1 / 1 point As discussed in the lecture notes for Unit 2, according to Police-reported Crime Statistics in Canada, 2012, which Canadian city recorded the highest homicide rate in 2012? a) Winnipeg b) Thunder Bay c) Toronto d) Calgary Question 21 1 / 1 point According to Gabor et al. (2002), Canada's most populous jurisdictions show ______ disparities in homicide counts than less populated regions: a) Greater b) Fewer c) Modest d) No disparities Unit 03 Question 22 1 / 1 point According to Homicide in Canada, 2012, the majority of those accused of homicide continued to be: a) Older men b) Young males c) Young females
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