Study Guide Questions

1 Most Americans seem to have little or no accurate knowledge about whether crime is

a Going up or down in their community

b Something to be concerned about

c A rational behavior

d A good or bad thing

2 According to the NCVS, criminal victimization has been steadily declining for more than

a 5 years

b 10 years

c 20 years

d 30 years

3 Comparing the UCR Program to the NCVS, it is found that

a Most crimes are reported to the police

b More than half of all crimes are not reported

c Most murders are never reported

d More than two-thirds of all crimes are solved

4 According to the UCR Program, African Americans make up about 12% of the general population, but account for about

a 98% of all violent crime arrests b 75% of all violent crime arrests c 42% of all violent crime arrests d 12% of all violent crime arrests

5 Crimes in the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reports are grouped into two broad categories, which are

a Murder and rape

b Assault and battery

c Serious crimes and nonserious crimes

d Violent crimes and property crimes

6 The NCVS focuses on

a Criminals and their disordered minds

b Victims and their victimization

c The motives of criminal offenders

d The reasons why criminals hurt others

7 CAD, ArcGIS, and RMS all give crime and intelligence analysts the ability to

a Access and analyze data

b Solve crimes on the spot

c Work shorter hours

d Find private information about people


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