Gangs Module 1C Quizz

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Question 1

 

Youth, minority status, and poverty increase the likelihood of being violently victimized according to the U.S. Dept. of Justice.

Question 2

 

According to the readings, gangs use violence to intimidate and maintain control.

Question 3

 

The Seattle study by itself can be used to study generational Hispanic street gangs.

Question 4

 

Gang members can be involved in non-violent legal social behaviors.

Question 5

 

The majority of the U.S. street gang population is in the 14-24 year-old age group.

Question 6

 

The availability and use of marijuana at an early age usually has no effect on the probability of joining a gang, according to the Seattle study.

Question 7

 

Turf gangs have been called traditional street gangs.

Question 8

 

The Seattle Study suggests that gang members use drugs and get arrested less than non-gang members.

Question 9

 

Guns have not become the primary weapon of choice for street gang violence.

Question 10

 

In 2012, nationally juveniles comprise about 33% of the total gang population.

 

 

 

 

Question 11

2 / 2 pts

If small groups of the same gang form, they can be called sub sets, sets of cliques.

Correct!

 

True

 

 

 

 

Question 12

2 / 2 pts

Showing a willingness to use violence can enhance a gang member’s reputation.

Correct!

 

True

 

 

 

Question 13

2 / 2 pts

Hybrid street gang members cannot claim affiliation with other street gangs.

 

 

Correct!

 

False

 

 

Question 14

2 / 2 pts

The “Crips” video demonstrated how violence is used a street language.

Correct!

 

True

 

 

Question 15

2 / 2 pts

According to the readings, people can move for quality of life issues, forced moves and divorce.

Correct!

 

True

 

 

 

Question 16

0 / 2 pts

Turf oriented gangs are usually considered to be “mobile.”

You Answered

 

 

Correct Answer

 

False

 

 

Question 17

2 / 2 pts

According to the readings, the “one-percent rule” refers to the number of gang members who commit violent crime.

 

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False

 

 

Question 18

0 / 2 pts

The Seattle study was longitudinal.

Correct Answer

 

You Answered

 

true

 

Question 19

2 / 2 pts

Respect is not important to individual gang members.

 

 

False

 

 

Question 20

2 / 2 pts

In a philosophical gang membership and activity are based on a religious or political belief system.

Correct!

 

True

 

 

Question 21

2 / 2 pts

According to the readings, the 10-10-80 theory refers to the number of female, juvenile, and adult gang members.

 

 

False

 

 

Question 22

2 / 2 pts

A gang leader is sometimes called a “shot caller.”

Correct!

 

True

 

 

 

 

Question 23

2 / 2 pts

In the PCP video, the youth was experiencing visual hallucinations.

Correct!

 

True

 

 

 

 

Question 24

2 / 2 pts

Most gang members participate in criminal activity willingly, by choice.

Correct!

 

True

 

 

 

 

Question 25

2 / 2 pts

According to the class definition of a street gang, tagger crews are not considered to be a street gang.

 

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False