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An attack on this critical infrastructure could be the most critical and damaging:

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

161) An attack on this critical infrastructure could be the most critical and damaging:

A) transportation

B) cyber-attacks on any critical infrastructure

C) water

D) agriculture

162) The major problem with how the media portrayed the Boston Marathon was:

A) it provided too much coverage

B) in order to provide the fastest information it pulled incorrect information from Twitter

C) it provided too little coverage

D) it never showed who won the race

163) When evaluating the effectiveness of gathering mass amounts of data it was found that:

A) U.S. citizen's rights were being violated

B) terrorist groups do this against the United States as well

C) traditional law enforcement and investigative methods are more effective in foiling terror plots.

D) this is an effective way to begin the information to intelligence process

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

164) Although policy, procedures, and responses to terrorism has changed, terrorists themselves have not.

165) Radicalization is increasingly becoming an individual pursuit.

166) According to the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism, the most commonly used weapons for terrorist attacks were bombs at 53 percent.

167) According to the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism, over half of the terrorist attacks were aimed solely at damaging property or rendering a system inoperable and were committed mostly by extreme animal and environmental groups using arson.

168) Overall the data shows that the frequency of terror attacks in the United States have been trending upward.

169) The number of fatal attacks have increased since 2008.

170) Iraq has the highest number of attacks, fatalities, and injuries from terrorist attacks by a very wide margin.

171) Surprisingly, according to START, al-Qaeda is not on the top ten list of the most active terrorist groups.

172) Homegrown terrorists are citizens, not residents or aliens.

173) More Muslim Americans are joining terrorist groups because of the access to the Internet and the terrorist group's platforms through the Web.

174) Many homegrown terrorists fly under the radar because they don't have a criminal record.

175) Terrorists are using more and more restricted materials that are hazardous or of biological materials to make their weapons for attacks.

176) Although lone wolf attacks are on the rise, they are still statistically rare and account for just over 1 percent in the non-high terrorist countries.

177) Al-Qaeda's threat today is much harder to assess because it has become fractionalized and the command and control has been dismantled through the death of prominent leaders.

178) The al-Qaeda cells that have popped up in the past few years have largely focused on domestic targets in the Middle East.

179) Since 2001, much of the attention on the potential for terror attacks has focused on federal buildings.

180) Toughened security standards in aviation around the globe have been largely successful, but ground transportation still remains a point of easy access for terrorists.

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