Chap003 - Chapter 003 : Criminal Law Chapter 003 : Criminal...

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Chapter 003 : Criminal Law Chapter 003 : Criminal Law Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. The law assures each person certain rights and assigns each person certain duties. BT: Knowledge PO: 1 True False 2. A private wrong that causes injury to another person's physical well-being, property, or reputation is called a tort. BT: Knowledge PO: 1 True False 3. Violation of a specific statute is a crime. BT: Knowledge PO: 1 True False 4. A certain action can either be a tort or a crime; it can never be both. BT: Knowledge PO: 1 True False 5. Crimes are classified into three groups according to the seriousness of the offense. BT: Knowledge PO: 2 True False
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6. Treason is a major crime defined by the Constitution of the United States. BT: Knowledge PO: 2 True False 7. A person who commits felony may be punished with a prison sentence for not more than nine months. BT: Knowledge PO: 2 True False 8. A misdemeanor is a more serious offense than a felony. BT: Evaluation PO: 2 True False 9. A misdemeanor is a serious crime punishable by a prison sentence of more than a year. BT: Knowledge PO: 2 True False 10. A category of illegal activity that includes embezzlement, stock swindles, fraud against insurance companies, credit card fraud, computer fraud, and theft of computer programs is known as business-related crime. BT: Knowledge PO: 3 True False 11. White-collar crime is the term used to describe various crimes that typically do not involve force or violence committed by and against businesses. BT: Knowledge PO: 3 True False
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12. The willful or malicious act of causing the burning of property belonging to another person is known as larceny. BT: Knowledge PO: 3 True False 13. Arson is the willful or malicious burning of a house or building belonging to another person. BT: Knowledge PO: 3 True False 14. Burglary is defined as the taking of property in the possession of another person against that person's will. BT: Knowledge PO: 3 True False 15. Arson includes the various forms of theft, robbery, hijacking, embezzlement, and shoplifting. BT: Knowledge PO: 3 True False 16. Only the receiver of a bribe can be charged with the offense of bribery. BT: Knowledge PO: 3 True False 17. The crime of forgery consists of wrongfully making or altering the writings of another with the intent to defraud. BT: Knowledge PO: 3 True False 18. The law enforcement authorities of federal, state, and local governments enforce specific laws called: A. action procedure. B. guidelines. C. enforcements. D. statutes.
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19. A private wrong that causes injury to physical well-being, property, or reputation of another person is called: A. a tort. B. a crime.
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Chap003 - Chapter 003 : Criminal Law Chapter 003 : Criminal...

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