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

James Garbarino
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Preface - Chapter 1.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does the author admit he is trying to do by writing this book?
(a) Help the victims of youth violence.
(b) Help heal youth.
(c) Make sense of youth violence.
(d) Make sense of grief.

2. What does Garbarino claim can lead us to humane treatment and rehabilitation?
(a) Understanding the gang culture.
(b) Learning about substance abuse.
(c) Learning about the life experiences of violent youth.
(d) Better education.

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 had odd names.
(b) He was referring to the fact that all in the paper were white.
(c) He was referring to the fact that all in the paper were Hispanic.
(d) He was referring to the fact that most were black or Hispanic.

4. How long has the author been studying violent youth?
(a) Fifty years.
(b) Twelve years.
(c) Ten years.
(d) Twenty five years.

5. What is one reason homicide rates seem to have declined?
(a) There are fewer homicides than ten years ago.
(b) Medical technology saves some that would have died of their wounds ten years ago.
(c) Fewer homicides are actually reported.
(d) There are fewer guns on the streets than ten years ago.

Short Answer Questions

1. How many homicides are there in the U.S. each year?

2. What gift does Garbarino give Malcolm that makes him cry?

3. What does Garbarino claim is inside almost every violent teenager?

4. What is the leading cause of death for young minority males?

5. The term for the moment when a small change in the presence of a germ produces a big change in the rate of infection is _______________________.

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