ACC Gov Ch. 16

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Which of the following statements is TRUE about elder abuse?
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The typical abuser is a family member.
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All of the following are part of the cycle of domestic violence EXCEPT
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self-assertion by the victim.
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Which of the following statements about hate crimes is TRUE?
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Hate crimes against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered persons have increased on college campuses in recent years.
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What is the category of victimization defined as the imposition of sexual activity on someone through the threat of nonphysical force?
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sexual coercion
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First-year college women are at highest risk for sexual assault during the first few weeks of their first semester.
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T
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What is the leading cause of unintentional injury death for Americans at all ages?
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motor vehicle crashes
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The American Heart Association announced that hands-only CPR with just chest compressions is just as effective as standard CPR with mouth-to-mouth breathing for which of the following emergency situations?
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sudden cardiac arrest
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Which of the following statements about water safety is FALSE?
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Women report more swimming ability than men.
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All-terrain vehicles are known for being especially susceptible to
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rollover accidents.
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The most common symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome are
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numbness and pain.
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Your best response to the natural disasters that occur in your area is to
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take reasonable measures to prepare for them.
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One of the main risk factors for becoming a victim of violent crime in the United States is being
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a member of a minority group.
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Court cases have determined that hate speech on campus can only be restricted if it
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has been proven to inflict harm.
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The primary goal of terrorist acts is usually to make a statement of ethnic superiority.
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False
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Which of the following statements about violence in the media is TRUE?
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The entertainment industry has recently given more attention to self-regulation.
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All children age _____ and younger should ride in the back seat.
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13
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Which of the following statements regarding pedestrian safety is FALSE?
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Most pedestrian deaths occur when pedestrians are walking in the roadway.
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What is the most common cause of injury visits to the emergency room for younger children and older adults?
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falls
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What causes the majority of back injuries?
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poor lifting technique
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To avoid injury from repetitive computer use,
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the screen should be level with the top of your eyes.
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Next to motor vehicle accidents, the most common cause of death for children between the ages of 1 and 14 is
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drowning.
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At present, the biggest safety problem for bicycle riders is
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lack of visibility to motorists.
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Batteries should be replaced in battery-powered smoke detectors every
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6 to 12 months.
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The most dangerous natural disasters that occur in the United States include
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hurricanes.
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Among the most economically developed nations in the world, the United States has the highest rate of
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murders with firearms.
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The most common campus crime in the United States is
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burglary.
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The practice known as hazing is commonly used to
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initiate new members into a group.
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Which of the following are most likely to be victims of child abuse?
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infants
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Which amendment to the U.S. Constitution applies most directly to the gun control debate?
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Second
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Studies indicate that a handgun in the home is more likely to kill a family member than a stranger.
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True
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Which of the following ethnic groups of women reported the highest percentage of victimization of rape or attempted rape?
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American Indian/Alaskan
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Women with an ethnicity of Asian/Pacific Islander reported the fewest overall incidents of rape or attempted rape during their lifetimes.
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True

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