CRJ OER CJ CH 3.5 Multiple Choice Questions (25)

Laws that prohibit asking the victim of rape about her past sexual history in court in order to attack her character.

  • Marital Rape
  • Rape Shield Laws
  • Rape
  • Burglary

A juvenile who has committed an act that would have been legal if the juvenile was an adult, such as possession of alcohol.

  • Truancy 
  • Robbery 
  • Arson 
  • Status Offender

A juvenile who has committed an act that would be called a “crime” if the actor was an adult. 

  • Residential Burglary 
  • Rape Shield Laws 
  • Delinquent 
  • Felony Murder Rule

A common law doctrine meaning that when a person caused the death of another person during the commission of a felony, then the actor was guilty of murder, regardless of the intent to kill. 

  • Felony Murder Rule 
  • Depraved Heart Murder 
  • Arson 
  • Rape Shield Laws

Entering or remaining unlawfully in a structure with the intent to commit a crime therein. 

  • Carnal Knowledge 
  • Status Offense 
  • Burglary 
  • Residential Burglary

A deliberate serious physical injury inflicted on one person by another. 

  • Dwelling House 
  • Grievous Bodily Harm 
  • Common Law Arson 
  • Delinquent

A crime that makes up part of the legal definition of a more serious offense, such as a breaking and entering that some burglary statutes require. 

  • Marital Rape 
  • Commercial Burglary
  • Dependent and Neglected Children 
  • Lesser-included Offense

Any unwanted sexual contact for the purpose of sexual arousal or gratification; many jurisdictions grade this offense based on the degree of harm done to the victim.

  • Burglary 
  • Murder
  • Sexual Battery 
  • Grievous Bodily Harm

An act that is prohibited because of the age of the actor, and which would not be a crime if committed by an adult. 

  • Status Offender 
  • Common Law Arson 
  • Dependent and Neglected Children 
  • Status Offense

A killing as a result of gross negligence or what the Model Penal Code calls a “wanton disregard for the value of human life.” 

  • Depraved Heart Murder 
  • Rape Shield Laws 
  • Grievous Bodily Harm 
  • Murder

Under common law, rape was defined as intercourse by a man against a woman who is not his wife by force or threat and against her will

  • Assault 
  • Delinquent 
  • Rape 
  • Dependent and Neglected Children

A classification of children in the courts because they are in need of care and supervision, not because of delinquent activity. 

  • Common Law Arson 
  • Residential Burglary 
  • Dependent and Neglected Children
  • Battery

Juvenile staying away from school without a valid excuse. 

  • Marital Rape 
  • Depraved Heart Murder 
  • Felony Murder Rule 
  • Truancy

The act of a man having sex with a woman (consensual)

  • Rape 
  • Carnal Knowledge 
  • Dwelling House
  • Arson

The entry into a non-residential structure to commit either a theft or any felony.

  • Commercial Burglary 
  • Marital Rape 
  • Rebuttable Presumption 
  • Grievous Bodily Harm

At common law, ________________________  was the killing another human being with malice aforethought. 

  • Common Law Arson 
  • Murder 
  • Carnal Knowledge 
  • Truancy

With the intent to commit a crime against a person or property therein, a person enters or remains unlawfully in a dwelling. 

  • Robbery 
  • Commercial Burglary 
  • Residential Burglary 
  • Rebuttable Presumption

At common law, an offense defined as an “intentional act by one person that creates an apprehension in another of an imminent harmful or offensive contact.” 

  • Dependent and Neglected Children 
  • Carnal Knowledge 
  • Assault 
  • Rape

At common law, _____________________was defined as “the malicious burning of the dwelling of another.” 

  • Status Offender 
  • Status Offense 
  • Arson 
  • Delinquent

A non-consensual sex act committed by a person who is married to the victim. 

  • Truancy 
  • Carnal Knowledge 
  • Delinquent
  • Marital Rape

At common law, ________________ was the taking of the property of another, with the intent to permanently deprive the person of that property, by means of force or fear.

  • Common Law Arson
  • Robbery 
  • Rape 
  • Residential Burglary

A crime defined by unwanted physical contact, most often requiring that some harm be done to the victim. 

  • Murder
  • Rebuttable Presumption 
  • Battery 
  • Commercial Burglary

A fact that the court will assume to be true unless a party to the case presents evidence that proves otherwise. 

  • Arson 
  • Rebuttable Presumption 
  • Dependent and Neglected Children 
  • Marital Rape