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Social Problems, Fourth Edition: Chapter 07

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the “Submit my answers” button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.

Question 1:


a) changes in the reporting and prosecution of particular crimes
b) changes in the minds of people
c) changes in intentions for criminal activities
d) changes in men’s behaviour towards women

Question 2:


a) it has become common and is associated with gender harassment
b) women were known for this for many years in Canada
c) men would like to establish romantic relationships with women more now
d) there was never a history of stalking

Question 3:


a) crimes committed by nurses who wear white collar aprons
b) crimes committed by people who are white in complexion
c) crimes committed in clothing stores
d) crimes committed by people of responsibility and of high social status

Question 4:


a) women
b) children
c) men
d) the elderly

Question 5:


a) when gender equality increases, women’s sexual assaults decrease
b) when gender equality widens, women’s sexual assaults increase
c) when gender equality increases, so does sexual assaults on women
d) when gender equality reduces, men engage in violent crimes

Question 6:


a) criminals commit crimes that are measurable
b) victims may choose to report or not report
c) police will investigate and may or may not lay changes
d) all of the above

Question 7:


a) people in developing and traditional societies have higher victimization rates
b) developed countries have higher victimization rates
c) rapid social change increases social cohesion
d) children are not affected by crimes

Question 8:


a) it is a conflict approach
b) it is a feminist approach
c) it is a sociological theory rather than a psychological theory
d) it is a political theory

Question 9:


a) regular searches at airports
b) racial disparities in police stops and searching practices
c) raiding drug distribution centres
d) surveillance of terrorist training camps

Question 10:


a) men’s rights movements
b) children’s rights movements
c) normal social evolution
d) an emergence of a strong feminist movement

Question 11:


a) True
b) False

Question 12:


a) True
b) False

Question 13:


a) True
b) False

Question 14:


a) True
b) False

Question 15:


a) True
b) False

Question 16:


a) True
b) False

Question 17:


a) True
b) False

Question 18:


a) True
b) False

Question 19:


a) True
b) False

Question 20:


a) True
b) False