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1

Which type of perpetrator has high levels of chronic anger, fearful attachment style, and low behavioural control?
a. reactor
b. entitled
c. impulsive
d. overwhelmed

c. impulsive

2

Which type of perpetrator is likely to commit a violent act only once?
a. reactor
b. entitled
c. impulsive
d. overwhelmed

d. overwhelmed

3

What are the results of attempts to find genetic or biological causes for abuse?
a. Researchers have identified a violence gene on the Y chromosome.
b. Researchers have tied all abuse with mental disorder.
c. Researchers have linked family violence with drug abuse.
d. Researchers have been unsuccessful to a great extent.

d. Researchers have been unsuccessful to a great extent.

4

The situational theory of abuse suggests that abuse occurs in which of the following circumstances?
a. the abuser is under stress
b. the abuse is rewarding
c. the abuser sees others use violent behaviour
d. the abuser has power over the victim

a. the abuser is under stress

5

When asked why he had battered his five-year-old son, Michael said, β€œHe talked back and defied me.” What is this answer an example of?
a. role reversal
b. sparing the rod
c. moral justification
d. blaming the victim

d. blaming the victim

6

According to the social exchange theory, in which of the following circumstances will an abuser use violence?
a. because his or her parents have been violent
b. because we live in a violent society
c. when there is an imbalance of power
d. as long as it is rewarding

d. as long as it is rewarding

7

The symbolic interaction theory focuses on all the following except which one?
a. intergenerational transmission of abuse
b. learning violence through observation
c. the meaning people find in violence
d. interaction between abuser and abused

a. intergenerational transmission of abuse

8

What is one criticism of the family system explanation for violence?
a. Most abusers do not have violent families of origin.
b. It does not account for the intergenerational transmission of violence.
c. It fails to account for the fact that not all abusers are under high levels of stress.
d. It does not explain abuse when the abuser is dependent on the victim.

a. Most abusers do not have violent families of origin.

9

What do feminist theorists consider violence as resulting from?
a. violent interactions modelled by parents
b. a social system of patriarchy
c. the tension-relaxation cycle of abuse
d. stress arising in same-sex relationships

b. a social system of patriarchy

10

Which approach to prevention aims to keep abuse from ever occurring?
a. primary prevention
b. immediate prevention
c. tertiary prevention
d. secondary prevention


a. primary prevention

11

What does tertiary prevention of abuse involve?
a. working with groups considered to be at risk
b. some intervention to keep abuse from recurring
c. television programs on family violence
d. education about family violence and community resources

b. some intervention to keep abuse from recurring

12

Which of the following are programs that involve working with groups considered at risk for violence?
a. primary prevention
b. transitional prevention
c. tertiary prevention
d. secondary prevention

d. secondary prevention