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Question 1.
"The threat, attempt, or actual use of physical force by one or more persons that results in physical or nonphysical harm to one or more other persons" defines:


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Question 2.
The criminal law divides murder and nonnegligent manslaughter into four subcategories. Which of the following is NOT one of these?


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Question 3.
According to the text's discussion of geographic patterns of crime:


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Question 4.
According to the Uniform Crime Reports, __________ percent of all 2003 homicides involved an unknown relationship between victim and offender.


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Question 5.
In 2003, firearms accounted for about __________ of all homicides.


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Question 6.
The dramatic rise in homicides by and against black males stemmed from several factors. Which of the following is/are among these factors?


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Question 7.
According to the text, the major difference between aggravated assault and homicide involves the:


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Question 8.
According to the text's discussion of homicide and aggravated assault:


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Question 9.
In social process explanations of violence, which of the following factors play(s) a role?


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Question 10.
__________ is defined as "the taking or attempting to take anything of value from the care, custody, or control of a person or persons by force or threat of force or violence and/or by putting the victim in fear."


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Question 11.
Which of the following is NOT one of the categories in John Conklin's standard classification for robbers?


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Question 12.
__________ is a type of robbery that differs from other motor vehicle theft because the victim is present and the offender uses or threatens to use force.


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Question 13.
The term "going postal" refers to:


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Question 14.
Most hate crimes are committed by:


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Question 15.
A law that took effect in 2004 in the state of __________ prohibited any town or city from enacting any gun control regulations.


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