Violence in Close Relationships MCQs

Violence in Close Relationships MCQs

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1: According to the authors, the case history at the beginning of the chapter outlining the child sexual abuse suffered by Sashim at the hands of her stepfather, Bhagwan underscores which of the following?

A.   Child sexual abuse is extraordinarily complex in its characteristics, dynamics, causes, and consequences.

B.   The child protective services system is inherently flawe

C.   Children often recant because they are stuck between a rock and hard place when it comes to sexual abuse disclosure.

D.   Child sexual abuse perpetrators are often the male heads of househol

2: Because defining child sexual abuse is difficult, which of the following is one way to distinguish between abusive and nonabusive behaviors?

A.   Discerning whether or not physical contact was made

B.   Asking the alleged perpetrator to take a lie detector test

C.   Evaluating the intent of the perpetrator

D.   Interviewing the child several different times to ensure the story is consistent

A.   They may or may not have undiagnosed mental illness.

B.   Developmental status limits their understanding of what they are consenting to and they may not be able to decline because of the adult’s authority status.

C.   Children often have not yet had sex education, and are not old enough to know any better when approached by an authority figure.

D.   Children do not have the intellect to discern what is or is not appropriate when it comes to sexual interaction with adults in authority.

4: The third component discussed by the authors of child sexual abuse involves which of the following?

A.   Adults that have been diagnosed with mental illness

B.   Broader definitions of child sexual abuse involving the age or maturational advantage of the perpetrator over the victim

C.   Children of the same age and opposite sex being nude in the same space as one another

D.   Broader definitions of child sexual abuse involving cognitive developmental differences

5: The authors cite the differences in U.S. and European definitions of male circumcision to highlight which of the following?

A.   The United States has a more progressive understanding of children’s rights.

B.   Europe has a more progressive understanding of children’s rights.

C.   The definition of child sexual abuse depends on the historical period, cultural context, and values of specific social groups.

D.   The definition of child sexual abuse is different in different places.

6: The Child Sexual Abuse and Pornography Act of 1986 ______.

A.   Works with children to overcome PTSD associated with being forced into child pornography

B.   Is a law interpreted differently by each state, but works to incarcerate perpetrators of child pornography

C.   Attempts to half the production of pornographic materials involving children

D.   Provides for federal prosecution of individuals engaged in child pornography

7: According to the authors estimates of child prostitution have ranged from ______ to ______.

A.   75,000; 400,000

B.   1,400; 326,000

C.   1 million; 3 million

D.   100; 75,000

8: The most representative and methodologically sound self-report surveys in the literature indicate rates of child sexual abuse at ______ for women and ______ for men in North Americ

A.   20%; 5–10%

B.   15%; 3–7%

C.   30%; 10%

D.   17%, 5%

9: Which of the following is the most consistent risk factor for child sexual abuse?

A.   Lesbian, gay, or bisexual sexual orientation

B.   Male sex

C.   Female sex

D.   Identifying as gay or lesbian, and being a minority race

10: Even though age varies widely among child sexual abuse offenders, the authors cite studies that show two distinct age periods for the onset of offending which are ______.

A.   Adolescence and fifties

B.   Early twenties and late thirties

C.   Adolescence and twenties

D.   Adolescence and thirties

11: Hebephilia refers to ______ child sexual abuse.

A.   Adult-to-child

B.   Adult-to-adolescent

C.   Child-to-adolescent

D.   Adult-to-infant

12: The Youth Internet Safety Survey (YISS) showed that 1 in ______ children in their sample reported having experienced an unwanted sexual solicitation.

A.   3

B.   9

C.   10

D.   5

13: The authors cite which of the following theories as perhaps the most comprehensive theory to date in explaining sexual offending?

A.   Covell and Scalora’s sociocognitive deficiencies theory

B.   Ward and Beech’s integrated theory of sexual offending

C.   Marshall and Marshall’s etiological model of sexual offending

D.   Traditional theories using deviant sexual arousal or childhood history of sexual abuse

14: Overt sexual acting out toward adults or other children, compulsive masturbation, excessive sexual curiosity, sexual promiscuity, and precocious sexual play and knowledge is referred to as ______.

A.   Sexualized behavior

B.   Child sexual deviance

C.   Child sexual impairment

D.   Early onset sexuality

15: The most important preabuse risk factors include ______.

A.   Prior traumatic experiences, prior psychological problems, and dysfunctional family environments

B.   Having family members who have experienced sexual assault

C.   Having one or more parents incarcerated and being female

D.   Having cognitive disabilities that increase vulnerability