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2) In New York, a person is guilty of arson in the

Question : 2) In New York, a person is guilty of arson in the : 2151769

MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

1) The offense of ________ is the most serious of property offenses.

A) Burglary.

B) Arson.

C) Vandalism.

D) Criminal Mischief.

2) In New York, a person is guilty of arson in the ________ when he intentionally damages a building or motor vehicle by starting a fire or causing an explosion.

A) Second Degree.

B) Third Degree.

C) Fourth Degree.

D) Fifth Degree.

3) In New York, a person is guilty of arson in the ________ when he or she intentionally damages the property of another without consent of the owner by intentionally starting a fire or causing an explosion.

A) Second Degree.

B) Third Degree.

C) Fourth Degree.

D) Fifth Degree.

4) In New York, a person is guilty of arson in the ________ when he recklessly damages a building or motor vehicle by intentionally starting a fire or causing an explosion.

A) Second Degree.

B) Third Degree.

C) Fourth Degree.

D) Fifth Degree.

5) In New York, a person is guilty of arson in the ________ when she or he intentionally damages a building or motor vehicle by starting a fire, and when (a) another person who is not a participant in the crime is present in such building or motor vehicle at the time, and (b) the defendant knows that fact or the circumstances are such as to render the presence of such a person therein a reasonable possibility.

A) Second Degree.

B) Third Degree.

C) Fourth Degree.

D) Fifth Degree.

6) This offense is defined as intentionally damaging or destroying another's property.

A) Criminal Mischief.

B) Vandalism.

C) Arson.

D) Trespassing.

7) This offense is usually defined as willful or malicious acts intended to damage property.

A) Vandalism.

B) Trespassing.

C) Arson.

D) Criminal Mischief.

8) This offense is concerned primarily with illegal entry onto private property.

A) Burglary.

B) Trespassing.

C) Vandalism.

D) Criminal Mischief.

9) This offense combines trespassing with the intent to commit a felony.

A) Criminal Mischief.

B) Burglary.

C) Robbery.

D) Armed Robbery.

10) The criminal law definition of ________ is, simply, entry onto private property without the owner's consent.

A) Criminal Mischief.

B) Vandalism.

C) Burglary.

D) Trespassing.

11) This offense is defined as breaking and entering into the dwelling or structure of another with the intent to commit a felony inside.

A) Vandalism.

B) Criminal Mischief.

C) Burglary.

D) Trespassing.

12) Which common law element of burglary has largely been abandoned?

A) During the Nighttime.

B) Breaking and Entering.

C) Of the Dwelling of Another.

D) With Intent to Commit a Felony Inside.

13) Some statutes, and the Model Penal Code, extend the actus reus of burglary to the practice of:

A) Criminal Mischief.

B) Secret Lingering.

C) Surreptitious Remaining.

D) Unlawful Entry.

14) Hiding in a department store bathroom until it closes with intent to steal merchandise is an example of behavior that would constitute:

A) Vandalism.

B) Surreptitious Remaining.

C) Criminal Mischief.

D) Unlawful Entry.

15) This is a criminal offense committed with the use of a computer or other electronic device.

A) Surreptitious Remaining.

B) Criminal Mischief.

C) Cybercrime.

D) Vandalism.

16) Cybercrime falls into these two separate yet closely related categories.

A) Criminal Mischief; Theft.

B) Theft; Property Invasion and Destruction.

C) Property Invasion and Destruction; Vandalism.

D) Property Invasion; Criminal Mischief.

17) Criminals often go further by posing as other individuals in an effort to obtain passwords and other privileged information, in a practice known as:

A) Property Invasion.

B) Social Engineering.

C) Criminal Mischief.

D) Cybercrime.

18) Which federal investigative law enforcement agency has jurisdiction over counterfeiting of currency?

A) U.S. Secret Service.

B) U.S. Postal Inspection Service.

C) FBI Local Office.

D) Internet Crime Complaint Center.

19) Which federal investigative law enforcement agency has jurisdiction over internet harassment?

A) U.S. Secret Service.

B) Internet Crime Complaint Center.

C) FBI Local Office.

D) U.S. Postal Inspection Service.

20) Breaking into computer systems with the intent to alter or modify settings is known as:

A) Hacking.

B) Cybercrime.

C) Criminal Mischief.

D) Internet Harassment.

TRUE/FALSE. Write 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false.

21) According to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports, property crimes outnumber violent crimes.

22) Arson is the leading cause of fires in the United States.

23) Setting fire to one's own property for the purpose of collecting insurance money did constitute common law arson.

24) Arson can be either a federal or state crime.

25) Total destruction is needed to satisfy the actus reus of arson.

26) The mens rea of criminal mischief typically does not require some level of intent.

27) If there is no intent to commit a felony burglary does not occur.

28) Depending on the state, trespassing can be considered either a general or specific intent offense.

29) There is a requirement that a theft take place for the entry to become burglary.

30) Common law burglary required that the offense occurred during nighttime.

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