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CJ450 Understanding Terrorism week 2 reading quiz

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CJ450 Understanding Terrorism Week 2 reading quiz Instructions: Determine whether the following statements are True or False according to chapter 3 of the 4th edition of Gus Martin’s Understanding Terrorism (2012). Each question is worth 10 points. 1. Carlos and Abu Nidal championed the Palestinian cause. A) True “A Palestinean terrorist for hire whose organization was responsible for terrorist attacs in approximately 20 countries.” P. G-16 B) False 2. Leila Khaled was killed after a short and violent career as a terrorist. A) True B) False p63-64 3. Psychologists have discovered that many acts of terrorism, if not most, are explainable as the result of mental illness. A) True B) False “Those who engage in collective violence are, in many respects normal people.” P65 4. Sociologists have discovered that many acts of terrorism, if not most, are explainable as the result of individuals who live at the margins of society. A) True
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Unformatted text preview: “Sociological approach argues that terrorism is a group-based phenomenon that is selected as the only strategy available to WEAKER groups.” P.59 B) False 5. Codes of self-sacrifice are used to justify extreme violence. A) True “Any actions taken within the accepted parameters of these codes, even terrorist acts, are justified, because the code ‘cleanses’ the true believer.” P81 B) False 6. Morality is simplified by terrorists. A) True “their final analysis is uncomplicated – example of the application in practice of simplified delineations of good and evil provided on p 80 B) False 7. Terrorists hate the West because they are jealous. A) True B) False 8. Women rarely participate in terrorist movements. A) True B) False p71 9. During Black September, the police fired on peaceful protesters. A) True B) False p87 10. During Bloody Sunday, several airliners were hijacked. A) True B) False p87...
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  • Spring '13
  • Gus Martin, Leila Khaled, False p87, False p63-64

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