Political science questions

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

secondary fires
black powder


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




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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?

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”?



Omega 7


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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


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


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

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