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Multiple Choice



This activity contains 15 questions.

Question 1.
Which of the following statements is false?


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Question 2.
Which of following is the earliest legal document written in the English language?


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Question 3.
What common law principle allows the state to assume a parental role and take custody of a child when he or she becomes delinquent?


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Question 4.
Chicago's Reform School was the product of which social movement?


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Question 5.
Which case is still remembered today for the distinction it made between criminal and noncriminal acts committed by juveniles?


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Question 6.
In what year did the federal government pass the Juvenile Court Act?


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Question 7.
Which of the following is not one of the philosophical principles of the juvenile court movement?


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Question 8.
Which term describes a child who has engaged in an activity that would be considered a crime if the child were an adult?


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Question 9.
The social ecology approach advocates that delinquency is a result of:


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Question 10.
Which theorist claimed that vengeance and protest are major motivators among deprived youth and may account for vandalism?


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Question 11.
Which of the following theorists argued that the delinquent drifts between conformity and law violation and will choose the latter when social norms can be denied or explained away?


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Question 12.
In which case did the Supreme Court start to take a "hands-on" approach to juvenile justice?


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Question 13.
What standard of proof is used in status offense cases?


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Question 14.
Which Supreme Court case held that juveniles do not have the right to a jury trial?


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Question 15.
What is the first step in the juvenile justice decision-making process?


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