CRJ 301 FINAL EXAM MULTIPLE CHOICE

1.The main difference between kidnapping and abduction is the sex of the offender.

a.   True

b.   False

 

2.Mens rea is:

a.   general intent.

b.   specific intent.

c.   recklessness.

d.   negligence.

 

3.A simple assault may be either an attempted battery or an offer to do violence.

a.   True

b.   False

 

4.In most jurisdictions, a charge of burning with the intent to defraud an insurer would be proper even though there was no valid policy in force at the time, provided the accused thought there was a valid policy.

a.   True

b.   False

 

5.The equivalent crime to extortion when committed by a private individual is called bribery.

a.   True

b.   False

 

6.A crime may be committed by doing nothing.

a.   True

b.   False

 

7.Driving within the posted speed limit is per se always lawful.

a.   True

b.   False

 

8.The common law year and a day rule applies to:

a.   causation.

b.   intent.

c.  men rea.

d.   excusable homicide.

 

9.Carjacking combines the elements of the crimes of:

a.   robbery and burglary.

b.   auto theft and burglary.

c.   robbery and auto theft.

d.   larceny and auto theft.

 

10.Driving within the posted speed limit is per se always lawful.

a.   True

b.   False

 

11.A court may acquire jurisdiction over a person by:

a.   consent.

b.   arrest (legal or illegal).

c.   extradition.

d.   All of the choices apply.

 

12.The totality of elements which show that a crime was committed is called the:

a.   doctrine of responsibility.

b.  corpus delicti.

c.   criminal law.

d.  ex post facto law.

 

13.The key element that distinguishes false imprisonment from arrest is:

a.   the type of restraint.

b.   the legality of the restraint.

c.   movement of the victim.

d.   the will of the victim.

 

14.A female cannot be properly charged and convicted of rape.

a.   True

b.   False

 

15.Which of the following is not an element of the crime of rape?

a.   Carnal knowledge

b.   Force

c.   Consent

d.   Enacted upon a female

 

16.A juvenile is a person whose age varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.

a.   True

b.   False

 

17.One who acts, not intending harm, but with complete disregard for the rights and safety of others, causing harm to result, is:

a.   reckless.

b.   negligent.

c.   careless.

d.  mens rea.

 

18.Which of the following is a characteristic of a crime but not a civil wrong?

a.   Payment and damages

b.   Prosecuted by state in its own name

c.   Private wrong

d.   Instituted by wronged individual

 

19.If Williams, a bank teller, talks his neighbor Johnson, into robbing a nearby convenience store, Johnson could not successfully raise the defense of entrapment because:

a.   Williams did not induce Johnson.

b.   Williams was not a law enforcement officer.

c.   the robbery was not of a bank.

d.   Williams and Johnson were neighbors.

 

20.The killing of another human by accident and misfortune is called:

a.   justifiable homicide.

b.   excusable homicide.

c.  mala in se homicide.

d.  mala prohibita justification.

 

21.Crimes which are bad in themselves are referred to as:

a.  mala prohibita.

b.  mala in se.

c.   moral turpitude crimes.

d.   felonies.

 

22.A set of lock picks is not contraband because:

a.   the item is too small to qualify as contraband.

b.   the item is one that can be commonly owned.

c.   the item has legal uses.

d.   criminal intent is not provable.

 

23.A court may acquire jurisdiction over a person by:

a.   consent.

b.   arrest (legal or illegal).

c.   extradition.

d.   All of the choices apply.

 

24.Both internal and external possession of illegal drugs is chargeable.

a.   True

b.   False

 

25.Voluntary intoxication is never a valid defense.

a.   True

b.   False

 

26.Narcotics addiction is punishable as a misdemeanor in most jurisdictions.

a.   True

b.   False

 

27.Which of the following is not an element of the crime of perjury?

a.   Duly administered oath or affirmation

b.   False oath

c.   Willful and corrupt

d.   Any testimony

 

28.The power of a court to try a case is called:

a.   venue.

b.   jurisdiction.

c.   subject matter authority.

d.   territorial authority.

 

29.Which of the following is not an element of an attempt?

a.   Doing an act

b.   Tending toward the commission of a crime

c.   Consummation

d.   Non-consummation

 

30.Criminal law is the offspring of:

a.   personal vendetta.

b.   common law.

c.   civil law.

d.   the code of Hammurabi.