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

James Garbarino
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 2-3.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What can happen in these early instances of violence in young boys?
(a) The issue can either be seen and treated, ignored, or acted out in a harmless manner.
(b) The issue can be ignored.
(c) The issue can be seen and treated immediately.
(d) The issue can be harmless.

2. If a teen has been arrested, and has an already existing risk factor, the odds of the youth committing murder are ____________________.
(a) Lower.
(b) Twice as high.
(c) Nine times as high.
(d) Three times as high.

3. What did Josh mean when he asked his father to note the color and names of those in the newspaper?
(a) He was referring to the fact that all in the paper were Hispanic.
(b) He was referring to the fact that most were black or Hispanic.
(c) He was referring to the fact that all in the paper were white.
(d) He was referring to the fact that all in the paper had odd names.

4. Having a history of _____________ increases the likelihood one will commit murder.
(a) Religious intolerance.
(b) Memory loss.
(c) Teen pregnancy.
(d) Abuse.

5. What does the accumulation approach to developmental threat show us about success?
(a) That teens can have no support and still succeed.
(b) That teens do not have to be risk free to succeed.
(c) That teens are better off with a balance of risk and support.
(d) That teens have to be risk free to succeed.

Short Answer Questions

1. In what year did four shootings occur in areas that were not typically hubs of youth violence?

2. Why does the author blame improved care of premature babies for part of the youth violence issue?

3. What does Garbarino claim can lead us to humane treatment and rehabilitation?

4. What has increased along with youth violence in the United States?

5. What does the author argue is the other factor when, combined with rick factors, influences homicide rates?

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