1.) A forensic psychologist can do the following tasks:
- Post mortems;
- Chemical tests;
- Psychological Autopsy;
- All of the above.
2.) Forensic psychologists must be well-versed in criminology, psychology, and the following:
- Forensic medicine;
- Forensic accounting;
- Legal issues;
- Legal medicine.
3.) Forensic psychologists in the United States can be accredited by:
- The British Psychological Society
- The British Medical Association
- The American Psychological Association
- The American Board of Forensic Psychology
4.) Psychologists may be consulted in to assess ‘psychological damage’ in a variety of civil matters, including:
- Personal injury
- All of the above
5.) Lombroso proposed that offenders and non-offenders may be distinguished by
- The social groups they adhere to
- Facial features/physical characteristics
- Sexual arousal from photographs
- Psychophysiological responses
6.) According to social learning theory, criminals are individuals who:
- Cannot meet goals any other way
- Value anti-social behaviour over pro-social behaviour
- View pro-social behaviour as aberrant
- Imitate peers and have that behaviour reinforced by societal rewards.
7.) Identify the chromosomal abnormality that has been incorrectly connected to an increase in criminality.
- Turner Syndrome
- XYY Syndrome
- Edwards Syndrome
- Fragile X Syndrome
8.) In investigations of aggression, which neurotransmitter is of particular interest?
9.) All of the medicines listed below can increase serotonin availability, with the exception of:
- Serotonin agonists
- MAO inhibitors
- 5-HT inhibitors
10.) Psychopathy is
- Inherently linked to criminal behaviour
- A risk factor for criminal behaviour
- Indicates the willingness to commit crime
- All of the above
11.) Which of the following systems may be affected by psychopathic traits?
12.) Psychopaths who are “unsuccessful” have a lower:
13.) Which instrument was developed as a result of Cleckley’s psychopathic personality profile?
14.) Which of the following childhood difficulties has been linked to the development of serial killers?
15.) Lust murder is often accompanied by
- Satanic rituals
16.) Which disorder is least often associated with a potential cause of terrorist activity
- Avoidant Personality disorder
- Schizotypal Personality Disorder
- Narcissistic Personality Disorder
17.) Terrorism could be the result of a shattered sense of self, implying
- Idealisation of a leader
- Pathological narcissism
- Pathological aggression
- Aggressive idealisation
18.) In terms of sexual deviance, how does forensic psychology vary from clinical psychology?
- The distress caused by the deviant sexual desires is of greater concern to the forensic psychologist
- The illegal nature of the sexual activities is of the utmost concern to a forensic psychologist
- Exploring the cultural differences in sexual deviation is the greatest concern for the forensic psychologist
- Individual differences across those that engage in sexual deviation is the greatest concern
19.) Which of the following is not a probable reason why someone may be unable to consent to sexual activity even if they are of legal consent age?
- Mental illness
- Mental disorder
- Intellectual impairment
20.) Which of the following is not a chronophilia?
21.) Pyromania is
- Synonymous with arson
- An impulse control disorder with the impulse of Firesetting
- An impulse control disorder with the impulse of theft
- Synonymous with psychopathy
22.) Which of the following is NOT a sign that a fire was started on purpose?
- Removal of valuable items
- Presence of accelerant
- Opened windows
- V-pattern burning
23.) Which of the following is an impulse control disorder that leads to stealing?
24.) Shoplifters’ cognitive distortions include the following:
25.) All of the following personality qualities are related with ‘fraudsters, except:
- Superficial charm
- Lack of empathy
- Poor social skills
26.) Offender profiling is another term for
- Statistical analysis
- Criminal profiling
- DNA profiling
- Racial profiling
27.) Offenders who are disorganised are impulsive. meaning they:
- Have good social skills
- Are able to plan
- Are liable to make mistakes
- Are able to maintain control
28.) Profiling depends on
- Knowledge of behaviour
- Understanding of DNA
- Analysis of physical evidence
29.) When necrophilia is involved in the homicide, what does this imply about the offender’s motivation?
- Sexual dysfunction
- Sexual gratification
30.) Canter’s initial profile of the Railway Killer had not this element:
- Sexual inexperience
- Good level of education
- Comfortable with the north London area
- Flexible working patters.
31.) The hypothesis of faulty eye witness accounts of events proposed by Loftus (1973) is known as:
- Misinformation influence paradigm;
- Misinformation effect paradigm;
- Mishandling of evidence;
- Encoding of false memories.
32.) Which element of recognising details of a crime, according to Megreya and Burton (2008), is particularly difficult for witnesses to recall?
- Descriptions of clothing;
- Unfamiliar faces;
33.) The brain region theorised to be responsible for facial recognition is called:
- The facial recognition gyrus;
- The fusiform face area;
- The substantia nigra;
- The temporal pole.
34.) When witnessing a crime, conscious processing may be repressed due to:
35.) Fear can shift attention to details of a crime, according to Hope and Wright (2007), due to:
- Presence of a weapon;
- Presence of Person;
- Brightly coloured objects;
- Presence of more than one assailant.
36.) Enhancing recall of the details of a crime may be improved by all of the following interview techniques, except:
- Narrative reordering;
- In-depth reporting;
- Mental confusion;
- Reporting from different perspectives.
37.) The cognitive interviewing approach used by cops is sometimes referred to as:
38.) In 1908, the topic of false confessions was first publicly addressed in an essay by:
39.) MRI is commonly used in psychology-based research to examine changes in which organ’s blood flow?
40.) How many steps are there in the Reid Technique?
41.) Psychologists may be asked to give opinion about the accused, with the goal of determining:
- If the accused is lying;
- If the accused is competent to assist in their legal defence;
- If the accused has committed previous crimes;
- If the accused can be compelled to testify.
42.) During a criminal trial, all of the following psychometric evaluations may be used, except:
- Wechsler Adult Memory Scale;
- Neuropsychological testing;
- Employment assessments;
- Visual retention tests.
43.) In a jail situation, a forensic psychologist is not responsible for which of the following:
- Visitation procedures;
- Delivery of rehabilitation programs;
- Support and training of prison staff;
- All of the above.
44.) According to Grassian (1983), one psychological effect of solitary confinement is:
- Group think;
- Social loafing;
- Panic attacks.
45.) The Reasoning and Rehabilitation programme includes the following skills:
- Problem solving;
- Creative thinking;
- Critical reasoning;
- All of the above.
46.) Self-injury is thought to be a risk factor for:
- None of the above.
47.) Reactive aggression differs from instrumental aggression because:
- It is goal directed aggression;
- It is manifested as a result of a threat and/or fear;
- It is strictly verbal in nature;
- It is exclusive to males.
48.) While not officially recognised as a mental disorder or illness, suicidal ideation as a consequence of being on Death Row is identified as:
- Thanatos Syndrome;
- Death Row Syndrome;
- Absolution Syndrome;
- Exsanguination Syndrome.
49.) Which of the following part of the brain sends signals “alert” to the higher centers in response to incoming messages?
- Reticular formation
- Limbic system
50.)The process of using psychological methods by a trained psychologist for helping people with psychological problems is called as –
- None of the above