Multiple Choice Quiz

Take the quiz to test your understanding of the key concepts covered in the chapter. Try testing yourself before you read the chapter to see where your strengths and weaknesses are, then test yourself again once you’ve read the chapter to see how well you’ve understood.

1. In which decade was Criminal Injuries Compensation first introduced?

  1. 2000s
  2. 1970s
  3. 1960s
  4. 1940s


c. 1960s

2. What does the abbreviation CSEW refer to?

  1. Crime Science Engineering Works\
  2. Criminal Sources England and Wales
  3. Crime Studies and Environment Wales
  4. Crime Survey for England and Wales


d. Crime Survey for England and Wales

3. Which author famously coined the term ‘ideal victim’?

  1. Ian Cook
  2. Nils Christie
  3. Lucia Zedner
  4. Paul Rock


b. Nils Christie

4. Those from which of the following perspectives tend to prefer the use of ‘survivor’ rather than ‘victim’ of crime?

  1. Green and environmental scholars
  2. Traditional criminologists
  3. Human Rights proponents
  4. Feminist activists


d. Feminist activists

5. Which of the following is not a person defined as a witness?

  1. A defendant
  2. Someone who has witnessed conduct in relation to which he may be or has been called to give evidence in relevant proceedings
  3. An individual who is able to provide or has provided anything which might be used or has been used as evidence in relevant proceedings
  4. A person who is able to provide or has provided anything mentioned in subsection (5) of Section 52 of the Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 (whether or not admissible in evidence in relevant proceedings)


a. A defendant