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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 did Ted Bundy claim was responsible for his murders?
(a) A malignant entity.
(b) An alternate personality.
(c) His wife.
(d) His mother's early childhood abuse.
2. How are psychopaths unlike psychotics?
(a) Unlike psychotics, psychopaths are distressed.
(b) Unlike psychotics, psychopaths are intelligent.
(c) Unlike psychotics, psychopaths are rational.
(d) Unlike psychotics, psychopaths are emotional.
3. What was incongruous about the red button in the psychologist's office in British Columbia Penitentiary?
(a) It was designed to simulate a real call button.
(b) You could push it in an emergency, but it did not work.
(c) You could push it in an emergency but not expect help.
(d) You could push it, but it indicated weakness on your part.
4. Why were second-degree murder charges against Roxanne Murray dropped?
(a) She was found to be insane.
(b) The charge was bumped up to first degree murder.
(c) The court agreed that she had to kill her husband.
(d) She was remanded to a mental hospital.
5. What programs administer treatment if the psychopath is judged to be sane but evil?
(a) Research hospitals.
(b) Correctional facilities.
(d) Mental health facilities.
Short Answer Questions
1. What programs administer treatment if the psychopath is judged to be crazy?
2. What term is often inappropriately applied to psychopaths?
3. How did Kenneth Bianchi convince some clinicians that he was not one of the Hillside Stranglers?
4. What effect did Jeffrey have on Elyse's future relationships with men?
5. Why is Hannibal Lecter not an accurate portrayal of a psychopath?
Short Essay Questions
1. What distinguishes psychopaths from the mentally ill?
2. What are some important differences between the violent acts of psychopaths and the violent acts of other criminals?
3. What factor in Ray's behavior puzzled the author and led him to further study?
4. How was Jeffrey able to override any suspicions Elyse should have had about him?
5. Why has the author determined not to devote much of his book to psychodynamic, unconscious processes of psychopathy?
6. In what ways are psychopaths compared to science fiction androids by the author?
7. How do psychopaths tend to view themselves in relation to others?
8. What does William March list as some reasons good people do not readily recognize psychopathy?
9. In what key ways does a psychopath differ from normal criminals?
10. What early behavior problems are sometimes symptomatic of psychopathy?
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