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Ch3Multiple Choice Questions18. Law enforcement authorities of federal, state, and local governments enforce specific laws called ______. A. action proceduresB. guidelinesC. enforcementsD. statutesAnswer: DFeedback: Law enforcement authorities of federal, state, and local governments enforce specific laws called statutes that are designed to protect the public at large.19. A private wrong that causes injury to physical well-being, property, or reputation of another person is called a(n) ______. 20. _______ determine(s) what is and what is not a crime. 21. A violation of a statute is a(n) ______. 22. Crimes are classified into three groups according to the seriousness of the offense. They are ______. A. treason, felony and larcenyB. treason, misdemeanor and larcenyC. treason, felony and misdemeanorD. misdemeanor, felony and larcenyAnswer: C
Feedback: Crimes are classified into three groups according to the seriousness of the offense: (1)treason; (2) felony, and (3) misdemeanor.23. A misdemeanor is a less serious offense than a ______.