CRJ 308: Advanced Criminological Theories Quiz

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  1.  
    At what age does the age-crime curve peak?
    A. 18 B. 21 C. 17 D. 16
  2.  
    What scholar(s) argued that children who manifest conduct problems during childhood are the same ones who manifest delinquency during their teens?
    A. Patterson B. Gottfredson and Hirschi C. Moffitt D. Sampson and Laub
  3.  
    Moffitt's Life Course Persistent/Adolescence Limited Theory argues that offending is marked by
    A. gender B. Continuity or change C. race D. age
  4.  
    What does LCP stand for?
    A. Loud Children Playing B. Life Course Persistent C. Life Course Player D. Light Cream Please
  5.  
    What does AL stand for?
    A. Antisocial Lifestyle B. Adolescence Limited C. Affecting Limits D. Antisocial Learning
  6.  
    True or False Sampson and Laub used the Social Bond Theory?
    A. True B. False C. False
  7.  
    According to the Age-Graded Theory of Informal Social Control, strong ______ ______ underlie change.
    A. parent connection B. social bonds C. family ties D. cultural connection
  8.  
    True or False Maruna was interested in why some offenders had desisted from crime, whereas others had not.
    A. False B. False C. True
  9.  
    Giordano et al. states that offenders are intentional and _______.
    A. reflective B. cognitive C. destructive D. allusive
  10.  
    True or False Parent training is not an effective way of preventing crime
    A. True B. False C. True
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CRJ 308: Advanced Criminological Theories Quiz (Answer Key)

Name ___________________________________________

  1.  
    At what age does the age-crime curve peak?
    A. 18 B. 21 C. 17 D. 16
  2.  
    What scholar(s) argued that children who manifest conduct problems during childhood are the same ones who manifest delinquency during their teens?
    A. Patterson B. Gottfredson and Hirschi C. Moffitt D. Sampson and Laub
  3.  
    Moffitt's Life Course Persistent/Adolescence Limited Theory argues that offending is marked by
    A. gender B. Continuity or change C. race D. age
  4.  
    What does LCP stand for?
    A. Loud Children Playing B. Life Course Persistent C. Life Course Player D. Light Cream Please
  5.  
    What does AL stand for?
    A. Antisocial Lifestyle B. Adolescence Limited C. Affecting Limits D. Antisocial Learning
  6.  
    True or False Sampson and Laub used the Social Bond Theory?
    A. True B. False C. False
  7.  
    According to the Age-Graded Theory of Informal Social Control, strong ______ ______ underlie change.
    A. parent connection B. social bonds C. family ties D. cultural connection
  8.  
    True or False Maruna was interested in why some offenders had desisted from crime, whereas others had not.
    A. False B. False C. True
  9.  
    Giordano et al. states that offenders are intentional and _______.
    A. reflective B. cognitive C. destructive D. allusive
  10.  
    True or False Parent training is not an effective way of preventing crime
    A. True B. False C. True

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