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1. There are a number of problems that can occur with line-ups. What is it called when the witness has seen the suspect before but not at the crime scene, and the witness does not realise.

D: Unconscious transference.

A: Filler transference.
B: Physical or bias (oddball) transference.
C: Subconscious transference.
D: Unconscious transference.

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1. There are a number of problems that can occur with line-ups. What is it called when the witness has seen the suspect before but not at the crime scene, and the witness does not realise.

D: Unconscious transference.

A: Filler transference.
B: Physical or bias (oddball) transference.
C: Subconscious transference.
D: Unconscious transference.

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2. Which of the following area in psychology would not be considered to be part of the ‘applied’ branch of forensic psychology?

B: Cognitive psychology

A: Police psychology
B: Cognitive psychology
C: Clinical psychology
D: Prison psychology

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3. When a prediction is made that an offender will re-offend but they don’t, this is known as a:

B: False Positive

A: True Positive
B: False Positive
C: True Negative
D: False Negative

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4. According to a 2001 Australian Bureau of Statistics report, most homicides in Australia occurred in:

C: In residential premises

A: Nightclubs
B: In parks
C: In residential premises
D: Small towns

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5. The following factors: lack of love, lax supervision and family disruption are found to be correlates of delinquency.

A: True

A: True
B: False

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6. It is less likely that ______ will operate in the sequential line-up .

A: Relative similarity

A: Relative similarity
B: Relative dissimilarity
C: Gender bias
D: Ethnic bias

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7. What might a youth justice conference agreement include:

B: An apology to the victim

A: The offender being sent to a juvenile facility
B: An apology to the victim
C: Attend court
D: Do something to make the victim feel unsafe

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8. Which theory stresses the relationship between a criminal's general, daily activities and the crimes committed?

A: Routine activity.

A: Routine activity.
B: Rational decision making.
C: Geographical profiling
D: Differential association

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9. Miscarriages of justice are:


A: Identified when a court of appeal overturns a conviction. The processes and procedures of the court of appeal determine what becomes classified as a miscarriage of justice.

A: Identified when a court of appeal overturns a conviction. The processes and procedures of the court of appeal determine what becomes classified as a miscarriage of justice.
B: Exclusively involved in factual matters concerning the guilt of a person.
C: When high-profile cases receive much media attention.
D: A psychological concept.

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10. Laboratory studies on false confession suggest that very few people, no matter what the circumstances, can be put into a situation where they confess to doing something which they have not done.

B: False

A: True
B: False

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11. Confession is largely the result of ______ processes in which people optimise any situation for themselves in the light of alternatives, evidence against them, etc.

B: Rational decision making

A: Stress compliant
B: Rational decision making
C: Coerced compliant
D: Irrational decision making

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12. The role of genetics, constitutional factors, personality, and environmental influences are four aspects from which of the following theories?

D: Eysenck’s Biosocial Theory

A: Bowlby’s attachment theory
B: Strain theory
C: Social Learning Theory
D: Eysenck’s Biosocial Theory

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13. In Australia, children younger than 10 years cannot be charged with an offence.

A: True

A: True
B: False

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14. Instrumental violence refer to:

A: Acts designed to improve the financial or social position of the offender

A: Acts designed to improve the financial or social position of the offender
B: Acts that vent rage, anger or frustration
C: Neither A nor B is correct
D: When you hurt someone when playing an instrument

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15. Psychopathy is not recognised as part of an insanity defence:

A: True

A: True
B: False

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2. Which of the following area in psychology would not be considered to be part of the ‘applied’ branch of forensic psychology?

B: Cognitive psychology

A: Police psychology
B: Cognitive psychology
C: Clinical psychology
D: Prison psychology
 

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3. When a prediction is made that an offender will re-offend but they don’t, this is known as a:

B: False Positive

A: True Positive
B: False Positive
C: True Negative
D: False Negative

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4. According to a 2001 Australian Bureau of Statistics report, most homicides in Australia occurred in:

C: In residential premises

A: Nightclubs
B: In parks
C: In residential premises
D: Small towns

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5. The following factors: lack of love, lax supervision and family disruption are found to be correlates of delinquency.

A: True

A: True
B: False

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6. It is less likely that ______ will operate in the sequential line-up .

A: Relative similarity

A: Relative similarity
B: Relative dissimilarity
C: Gender bias
D: Ethnic bias

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7. What might a youth justice conference agreement include:

B: An apology to the victim

A: The offender being sent to a juvenile facility
B: An apology to the victim
C: Attend court
D: Do something to make the victim feel unsafe

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8. Which theory stresses the relationship between a criminal's general, daily activities and the crimes committed?

A: Routine activity.

A: Routine activity.
B: Rational decision making.
C: Geographical profiling
D: Differential association.
 

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9. Miscarriages of justice are:

A: Identified when a court of appeal overturns a conviction. The processes and procedures of the court of appeal determine what becomes classified as a miscarriage of justice.

A: Identified when a court of appeal overturns a conviction. The processes and procedures of the court of appeal determine what becomes classified as a miscarriage of justice.
B: Exclusively involved in factual matters concerning the guilt of a person.
C: When high-profile cases receive much media attention.
D: A psychological concept.

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10. Laboratory studies on false confession suggest that very few people, no matter what the circumstances, can be put into a situation where they confess to doing something which they have not done.

B: False

A: True
B: False

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11. Confession is largely the result of ______ processes in which people optimise any situation for themselves in the light of alternatives, evidence against them, etc.

B: Rational decision making

A: Stress compliant
B: Rational decision making
C: Coerced compliant
D: Irrational decision making
 

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12. The role of genetics, constitutional factors, personality, and environmental influences are four aspects from which of the following theories?

D: Eysenck’s Biosocial Theory

A: Bowlby’s attachment theory
B: Strain theory
C: Social Learning Theory
D: Eysenck’s Biosocial Theory

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13. In Australia, children younger than 10 years cannot be charged with an offence.

A: True

A: True
B: False