Multiple Choice Questions
1. The indirect approach to an interview is relatively more likely to use:
a. Open-ended questions.
b. Close-ended questions.
c. Forced-answer questions.
d. Passive-ended questions.
2. Which of the following questions should be avoided?
a. “What do you know about the situation?”
b. “Did you leave the building immediately after he told you that?”
c. “You didn’t go the store after that, did you?”
d. “What type of problems are you referring to?”
3. If a subject does not want to be interviewed, the interviewer should:
a. Respect her privacy and not bother her.
b. Re-approach her in a few days.
c. Set up a definite time in the near future with the subject to interview her.
d. Place a bug (a recording device) in her office.
4. When might interviewer silence best be used?
a. When the subject is silent.
b. Sometime after the beginning of the interview.
c. Whenever the interviewer wants to assess the subject’s visual cues.
d. In the first 5 minutes of the interview.
5. A signed confession need not contain:
a. A statement that the confessor knew the act he committed was wrong.
b. The approximate dates of the offenses and an approximate amount of the loss.
c. A reason for his commission of the crime.
d. The signed confession should include all of the above items.