1.Which of the following is an example of a crime?
drives 15 MPH over the speed limit on a busy highway.
-Lily, a 65-year-old, engages in commercialized gambling in the state of Nevada.
-Janet, an 18-year-old, runs away from home after a fight with her parents.
-Jim is frisked and released by police, as he was acting suspiciously.
2.What differentiates deviant behavior from delinquent behavior?
-The potential punishment for the action
-The social standing of the perpetrator
-The legality of the action
-The age of the perpetrator.
3.Which behaviors is considered delinquent in all states?
-A 25-year-old smoking marijuana
-A 13-year-old running away from home
-A 19-year-old gambling
-An 18-year-old hiring a prostitute.
4.Which of the following is true of the consensus perspective on criminalizing certain behaviors?
-It favors social debate before behaviors are criminalized by legal bodies and permits appellate court action by those who disagree.
-It is most applicable to homogeneous societies, or those characterized by shared values, norms, and belief systems.
-It involves complex discussions with participants from all groups of society before criminalization through a political process.
-It is the most common perspective in multicultural societies and recognizes the importance of diversity.