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The Measurement of Crime and Its Impact
Crime and Criminology

Multiple Choice Quiz



1

The agency authorized by Congress in 1981 to furnish an objective, independent, and competent source of crime data was the
A)National Criminal Justice Reference Service
B)National Institute of Juvenile Justice
C)Bureau of Justice Statistics
D)National Council on Crime
2

The _____ data collection method includes information on offenses such as robbery, motor vehicle theft, and rape.
A)NCVS
B)UCR
C)NIBRS
D)SRD
3

Which of the following crimes is not included in the UCR?
A)violent
B)hate
C)property
D)white-collar
4

The latest BJS publication on crime reporting, published in 2003 and analyzing data between 1992 and 2000, noted that only about ___________ of violent crimes committed on person over 12 and reported in official victim studies are actually reported to the police.
A)one-fourth
B)one-third
C)one-half
D)one-tenth
5

What two crimes are included in UCR Part I index offenses but omitted from the NCVS?
A)arson and larceny
B)aggravated assault and murder
C)murder and arson
D)larceny and murder