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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What are the names of the two kids who were accused of sexually molesting a mentally handicapped boy in Part 3, Chapter 14?
(a) Bernard and Joseph.
(b) Arnold and Bill.
(c) Thomas and Renaldo.
(d) Cecil and Danny.
2. According to the narrator in Part 2, Chapter 10, Sister Janet prodded Geri Vance’s attorney to get him a reduced sentence. The attorney succeeded with a bargain that earned him what maximum sentence?
(a) 8 years.
(b) 5 years.
(c) 12 years.
(d) 20 years.
3. Of the juvenile cases that make it to adult court, what percentage are dismissed as too minor, according to the author in Part 3, Chapter 16?
4. According to the author in Part 3, Chapter 16, when kids are arrested for violent crimes they what percentage chance of paying serious consequences?
5. When did the Los Angeles Riots break out?
Short Answer Questions
1. Who was the Republican running for California Governor in 1994, according to the author in Part 2, Chapter 10?
2. The boy who was apprehended in association with a series of some of the most brutal murders in LA County claimed that his family was where when the crimes were
3. When asked what her reform ideas were for the juvenile justice system, Peggy Beckstrand responded with doing what to the fitness age in Part 2, Chapter 9?
4. What branch of the LA Juvenile Court is described as different and less scary in Part 2, Chapter 9?
5. Sherry Gold is described in Part 4, Chapter 18 as seeking a job with a firm that handles adult cases where?
Short Essay Questions
1. How was Ronald Duncan’s testimony described by the author in Part 3, Chapter 13?
2. What are the CYA and HOP, according to the author in Part 2, Chapter 11? Where was Carla James sent?
3. How is Mark Lancaster’s background described in Part 3, Chapter 15? What was Mark charged with?
4. How did Judge Dorn view himself as an authority figure? How did others perceive him in the system, according to the author in Part 2, Chapter 12?
5. How does the author describe Shy Boy’s circumstances in Part 3, Chapter 15?
6. Where was Carla James sent for her actual sentence after her evaluation in Part 2, Chapter 11?
7. What did Roy Sukoda’s study show, according to the author in Part 2, Chapter 9?
8. Who was arrested for the brutal murders in Inglewood in Part 3, Chapter 13? How was this suspect apprehended?
9. According to the author in Part 4, Chapter 18, fear of the future led the people to pass laws to limit or eliminate juvenile court jurisdiction all over the country. What was Humes’s opinion of this action?
10. What outcome does the author describe for Elias Elizondo, Geri Vance, and John Sloan in Part 4, Chapter 18?
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