Formative Assessment

  1. According to Antonio L Rappa, security technology provides an opportunity to _________ human behaviour.
    1. change terrorists training camps in Singapore.
    2. energise
    3. modify
    4. mutilate
  2. Fighting crime in modern democracies is dependent on the legal and political system and not so much of the verbal or spoken tribal conditions. Identify the statement that ACCURATELY explains this.
    1. A system that values the law over the oral tradition.
    2. A tribal system in place that values the oral tradition over the legal one.
    3. One may have a system in place but the flexibility of the system is important
    4. An interpretive modern legal system in a democracy is less important than the village tribal process.
  3. Identify a statement that explains the nurture model.
    1. The society does not determine the future of a person.
    2. The parents’ criminality determines that the children will become crooks.
    3. The person born to a family of criminals will end up getting into trouble with the law.
    4. The person born to a family of criminals can lead a socially responsible lifestyle.
  4. Identify a statement that ACCURATELY explains the essentialist view of security.
    1. Judging a criminal by his face saves time and energy.
    2. Judging a criminal by his past technical record leads to greater productivity.
    3. Judging a criminal by the law is the least unfair means of prosecution.
    4. Judging a criminal by using a technologically advanced method such as webcams is superior than in person (or face-to-face).
  5. Lombroso believed that atavism could be identified by looking at the _______ of criminals.
    1. values
    2. lifestyle
    3. appearance
    4. attitude
  6. Ferri’s concept of ‘social defense’ promotes __________
    1. punishment based on features of criminals.
    2. rehabilitation of criminals.
    3. punishment that deters criminals.
    4. punishment that incapacitates criminals for as long as possible.
  7. According to Garofalo, crime should be anchored in human nature. Provide as accurate as possible a description of this belief from the choices below.
    1. A given act would be considered a crime if it were universally condemned
    2. A given act should be criminalised based on petty legislation
    3. Deducing the negative impact of the action on a particular society should criminalise a given act.
    4. A given act should be measured based on the intention of criminals.
  8. In Security Studies, the classical school of thought has long valued that _____________ EXCEPT
    1. punishment should be swift and painless.
    2. punishment should deter people from acceptable behaviour.
    3. criminals are free to choose their punishment.
    4. Criminals are forced to perform certain acts within their own free will.
  9. According to Quetelet, the following factors affect crime EXCEPT _________
    1. Education
    2. Alcohol consumption
    3. Gender
    4. Marital status
  10. Terrorism’s six classifications may be analysed along the following lines:
    1. The problematic of civil disorder, the dangers of political terrorism, religious terrorism, semi-terrorism, or quasi-terrorism, and the most dangerous of all, state terrorism.
    2. Analyses of environmental works, carnage during war, the study of financial terrorists in the Sudan, aviation terrorism, maritime terrorism, and serpentine terrorism in Southeast Asia.
    3. Mental disorders, political terrorism, non-political terrorism, quasi-terrrorism, limited political terrorism, official terrorism.
    4. Civil disorder, martial terrorism, non-political terrorism, quasi-terrrorism, limited political terrorism, official terrorism.