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APU SOC 212 QUIZ 6- SOCIAL PROBLEMS

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Question Soc. 212 Quiz 6; Leon-Guerrero, A. (2015). Social problems: Community, policy, and social action (5th ed.)Los Angeles, CA: Sage. Question 1 of 20 1.0 Points The highest rates of current illicit drug use and heavy drinking are found among: A.construction workers. B.transportation workers. C.food service staff. D.sales personnel. Question 2 of 20 1.0 Points Which drug is second only to marijuana as the most frequently used illicit drug among young adults? A.Alcohol B.Speed C.Crank D.Ecstasy Question 3 of 20 1.0 Points Which of the following statements is incorrect with regards to the use of ecstasy? A. Gay, lesbian, and bisexual students are less likely to use ecstasy than heterosexual students. B. Students with a GPA of 3.5 or higher are consistently less likely to have used ecstasy than students with less than a 2.5 GPA. C. White students are more likely to use ecstasy than African American students. D. Men and women are equally as likely to have used ecstasy. Question 4 of 20 1.0 Points According to Cussen, Block, and Silbering, all but which of the following were given as reasons by proponents why drugs should be legalized in the United States? A.Legalization will lead to an increase in drug related crimes and violence. B.Current drug laws and law enforcement initiatives have failed to eradicate the drug problem. C.Drug crimes are actually victimless crimes. D.Legalization will lead to an improved quality of life in inner cities. Question 5 of 20 1.0 Points Data suggests that the dramatic increase in women’s imprisonment is due primarily to the A. lack of child care. B. accessibility of cocaine. C. role strains on genders. D. war on drugs. Question 6 of 20 1.0 Points The argument that drug testing promotes various political agendas is consistent with A.interactionist theories. B.conflict theories. C.functional theories. D.feminist theories. Question 7 of 20 1.0 Points Between 1996 and 2006, there was a __________ increase in the number of women convicted and sentenced for methamphetamine offenses. A.30% B.83% C.130% D.300% Question 8 of 20 1.0 Points Which individual is using an illicit drug? A.Liz, who smokes a pack of cigarettes per day B.Shay, who drinks a six-pack of beer every night C.Jack, who smokes cigars on special occasions D.Tess, who takes Ketamine at a rave party Question 9 of 20 1.0 Points Alleyne (2007) reports that most women in prison are untreated substance abusers incarcerated for A. violent crimes. B. harming their children. C. deceiving the system. D. nonviolent offenses. Question 10 of 20 1.0 Points The U.S. Department of Labor (2007) reports that between __________ of workers who die on the job test positive for alcohol or other drugs A.between 2-3% B.between 30% C.between 10-15% D.between 10-20% Question 11 of 20 1.0 Points According to the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime, what number of people are problem drug users? A.Between 15-39 million B.Between 50-65 million C.Between 14-20 million D.Between 6-8 million Question 12 of 20 Dr. Park’s research examines how genetic factors predispose an individual to drug abuse. Dr. Park is most likely a; A.functionalist. B.biopsychologist. C.conflict theorist. D.feminist. Question 13 of 20 1.0 Points Alleyne (2007) reports that most women in prison are untreated substance abusers incarcerated for A.violent crimes. B.harming their children. C.deceiving the system. D.nonviolent offenses. Question 14 of 20 1.0 Points In the United States the prevalence of smoking is highest among which ethnic group? A.Whites B.Native Americans C.Hispanics D.African Americans Question 15 of 20 1.0 Points Which group has had the highest violent crime victimization rates over the last thirty-five years? A.Whites B.Blacks C.Asians D.Latinos Question 16 of 20 1.0 Points Which crime is estimated to cost taxpayers more than all other types of crimes? A.White-collar crime B

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