Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them Quiz | One Week Quiz A

James Garbarino
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 4-5.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why do 'war zone' areas have higher rates of youth violence?
(a) The people are impoverished.
(b) The people have broken families.
(c) The people are uneducated.
(d) The people have higher buildups of risk factors.

2. Why does Garbarino believe the nation took notice of cases such as those of Michael Carneal, Mitchell Johnson, and Andrew Golden?
(a) They happened in big towns, and involved white boys.
(b) They happened in suburbs and small towns, and involved white boys.
(c) They happened in suburbs and small towns, and involved minority boys.
(d) They happened in big towns, and involved minority boys.

3. What two patterns of fathers are common in the history of violent boys?
(a) An absent father and an abusive father.
(b) An abusive father and a strict father.
(c) An absent father and a loving father.
(d) An abuse father and a loving father.

4. What is Garbarino trying to point out throughout these chapters, in terms of the cause of aggressive behaviors?
(a) Only biological triggers are important.
(b) Everything must be taken in context.
(c) Only peer structure is important.
(d) Only the family unit is important.

5. What population has the highest rate of truancy?
(a) Those in family groups other than a two parent household.
(b) Those in homeless shelters.
(c) Those in two parent households.
(d) Those without any parents.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Garbarino try to help others understand violent youth?

2. What book is a favorite of the boys at the center?

3. How many moral systems do most have?

4. What does the term 'bad seed' imply?

5. What do these various options for early violent behavior often depend on?

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