Political science questions

1:  When a typical pipe bomb explodes, it produces fragmentation:

secondary fires
black powder

 

blast/pressure
a and c are correct

 

all of the above

 

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Question 20.25 pts

Who are the most frequent victims of personal injury or death due to bombings in the United States?

law enforcement officers
innocent bystanders

 

the intended target
fire marshals

 

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Question 30.25 pts

Even though the number of “terrorist” bombing incidents has decreased, the ____ has increased.

financial costs
number of terrorist groups

 

lethality of incidents
none of the above

 

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Question 40.25 pts

A “Molotov cocktail” is an example of a(an):

incendiary device
low-velocity explosive

 

mechanical explosive
Russian after dinner drink

 

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Question 50.25 pts

Which of the following is considered a military explosive?

black powder
TNT

 

dynamite
AN-FO

 

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Question 60.25 pts

Which of the following is not a component of the Stockholm Syndrome.

positive attitudes of the hostages toward the hostage taker
negative attitudes of the police toward the hostage taker

 

positive attitudes of the hostage taker toward the hostages
negative attitudes of the hostages toward the police and negotiator

 

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Question 70.25 pts

What are the most frequent targets of bombing incidents in the United States?

vehicles
commercial operations

 

private residences
school facilities

 

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Question 80.25 pts

What 1980’s terrorist group introduced the strategy of the “double bomb”?

PFLP
FALN

 

Omega 7
ASALA

 

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Question 90.25 pts

Jihadi martyrs who carry out suicide bombing attacks against Israel likley believe that they are:

going to paradise
will meet the prophets

 

will destroy Israel
a and b are correct

 

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Question 100.25 pts

What is the “Werther Effect”

the study of suicidology
the phenomenon of suicide contagion

 

the tactic of suicide bombers
all of the above

 

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Question 110.25 pts

Currently, what is the most infamous example of suicide bombers?

Palestinian HAMAS
Japanese kamikaze

 

Lebanese Hizballah
Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam

 

Iraqi insurgents

 

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Question 120.25 pts

What suicide tactic did PIRA and INLA adopt to bring attention to their political protest and cause?

hunger strike
suicide car bombings

 

self-immolation
all of the above

 

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Question 130.25 pts

What international terrorist group in Iraq is responsible for numerous suicide bombing attacks against United States forces?

al Jihad
HAMAS

 

al Qaeda in Iraq
al Fatah

 

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Question 140.25 pts

What publication did McVeigh have in his possession when he was apprehended in
Oklahoma?

the Bible
Urban Guerrilla Warfare

 

Turner Diaries
Understanding Terrorism: Groups, Strategies and Responses

 

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Question 150.25 pts

What is the main source of supply of dynamite used in clandestine explosive devices in
the United States?

theft from military bases
retail purchase

 

theft of commercial explosives
none of the above

 

Last Updated on February 11, 2019 by EssayPro