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Quiz 8

Instructions: For multiple-choice questions, circle the appropriate letter (e.g., "a", "b", "c", etc.). For true-false questions, circle "True" or "False."

  1. _________ generally describes a defined legal authority to administer justice over a certain geographical area, certain function, or certain persons. (fill in the blank)

a) Extradition

b) Letter rogatory


d) Jurisdiction

  1. The Organized Crime Convention requires States parties to assert jurisdiction over the offences established in accordance with the Convention when they are committed on board a ship flying their flag.



  1. The ________________ principle allows a State to claim jurisdiction to try a foreign national for offences committed abroad against its own citizens. (fill in the blank)

a) Territoriality principle

b) Protection principle

c) Passive personality principle

d) Active personality principle

  1. Which of the following is one of the mandatory principles of jurisdiction established by the Organized Crime Convention?

a) Territoriality principle

b) Protection principle

c) Passive personality principle

d) Active personality principle

  1. INTERPOL was founded with the aim of _________? (fill in the blank)

a) Enforcing international criminal law

b) Raising funds for victims of transnational organized crime

c) Protecting financial interests of INTERPOL Member States

d) Enhancing international cooperation and innovation on police matters

  1. INTERPOL is an integral part of the structure of the United Nations.



  1. Which of the following statements concerning INTERPOL is false?

a) INTERPOL is an international police force with far-reaching executive powers

b) INTERPOL collects information on international criminals, including their photographs and fingerprints

c) INTERPOL builds the capacity of police around the world through training sessions

d) The majority of the world's countries are Member States of INTERPOL

  1. "Yellow notices" are notifications circulated by INTERPOL among its members upon the request of one member to __________. (fill in the blank)

a) Seek the provisional arrest of a wanted person

b) Subpoena witnesses

c) Locate a missing person

d) Circulate warnings of a terrorist attack

  1. As the term is used in the Module, a controlled delivery is _________. (fill in the blank)

a) A set of certain legal protections used for carrying official correspondence

b) A standard of implementation for an international treaty

c) A form of law enforcement cooperation, whereby an illicit or suspect consignment to pass out of, through or into the territory of one or more countries in order to investigate the offence

d) All of the above

  1. One of the advantages of the controlled delivery technique is __________. (fill in the blank)

a) Mapping of the entire criminal enterprise

b) Arrest of mules of couriers

c) No prior authorization needed

d) That it is suitable for all domestic legal systems

  1. The controlled delivery method is generally considered to be an important technique to investigate a suspected criminal group. What crimes do not lend themselves to be investigated with the help of this investigative technique?

a) Drug trafficking

b) Trafficking in wildlife specimen

c) Cigarette smuggling

d) Human trafficking

  1. An undercover agent permitted to entice a suspect to commit crimes they would not ordinarily commit is considered a(n) ____________. (fill in the blank)

a) Accomplice

b) Controller

c) Agent provocateur

d) None of the above

  1. Which of the following is not a method of financial analysis?

a) Net worth method

b) Expenditures method

c) Bank deposits method

d) Controlled delivery method

  1. A typical informant is a(n) _________. (fill in the blank).

a) Undercover agent

b) Innocent bystander

c) Cooperative criminal

d) Investigative journalist

[Answer key: 1. d; 2. true; 3. c; 4. a; 5. d; 6. false; 7. a; 8. c; 9. c; 10. a; 11. d; 12. c; 13. d; 14. c.]

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