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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. By what percentage did juvenile murder rates rise from the 1970s to 1994, according to the author in Part 1, Chapter 1?
2. How many kids does the author say were charged as adults for serious crimes because they were over 16 in the past year in Part 1, Chapter 3?
(a) Over 900.
(b) Over 1,500.
(c) Over 4,000.
(d) Over 7,500.
3. The estimated street gang force in Los Angeles was estimated at how many in 1994, according to the author in Part 1, Chapter 1?
4. How many juvenile courthouses served Los Angeles County in 1994, according to the author in Part 1, Chapter 1?
5. According to the author in Part 1, Chapter 1, violent offenses by juveniles had risen how much in the past 5 years?
6. Ronald Duncan was charged with double murder for killing whom, according to the narrator in “Intake”?
(a) His father and brother.
(b) His brother and sister.
(c) His mother and sister.
(d) His employers.
7. How old was the newly appointed Judge Roosevelt Dorn in Part 1, Chapter 1?
8. According to the author in Part 1, Chapter 5, Luis Santos was sent to prison for how many years for his crime?
9. What lockup facility is called the “closest thing to an orphanage in Los Angeles” in Part 1, Chapter 6?
(a) MacLaren Hall.
(b) Jacoby Hall.
(c) Rogers Hall.
(d) Williams Hall.
10. What was John Sloan charged with in Part 1, Chapter 3?
(a) Armed robbery.
(b) Negligent homicide.
11. What is the name of the boy who testified against his father for molestation in Peggy Beckstrand’s memories of a prior case in Part 1, Chapter 3?
12. To whom did Peggy Beckstrand decide to grant immunity in the Ronald Duncan case?
13. What element of an adult courtroom is missing in the juvenile court system?
(b) A jury.
(c) A judge.
14. How much money had John Sloan paid for the .380 revolver he had, according to the evidence presented in Part 1, Chapter 5?
15. What girl did Luis Santos say was always on his mind as he faced going to County in Part 1, Chapter 5?
Short Answer Questions
1. What image caused Peggy Beckstrand to break down in tears in Part 1, Chapter 8?
2. The billboard overlooking the street to the Central lockup facility is described by the narrator in “Intake” as showcasing a man wearing what?
3. The courtroom described in Part 1, Chapter 1, is what branch of the Lost Angeles Superior Court?
4. What was the name of Carla James’s parole officer in Part 1, Chapter 2?
5. Charles Scarlett is described as one of LA’s top attorneys focusing on what issues in Part 1, Chapter 8?
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