Inquiry Methods And Fraud Reports

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Question 1
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Which of the following is a characteristic of a good interviewer?

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A

One who interrupts respondents

B

One who is able to get others to open up and share information

C

One who interviews in a non-formal manner

D

One who demonstrates a biased opinion

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Question 2
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Calibration is:

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A

The use of interpersonal space to convey meaning.

B

The process of observing behavior before questioning begins.

C

The strongest response to a threatened ego

D

The weakest response to a threatened ego

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Question 3
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Which of the following is not a characteristic of a good interview?

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A

The interview is of sufficient length and depth to get relevant facts

B

The interview quickly gets to the focus

C

Interview is conducted as far away from the event as possible

D

Interviewer avoids unnecessary facts

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Question 4
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Which of the following is not an example of a verbal clue?

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A

Changes in speech pattern

B

Selective memory

C

Oaths

D

Intolerance for dishonest conduct

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Question 5
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Which of the following practices should interviewers avoid?

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A

Taking detailed notes.

B

Making notes regarding your overall opinions or impressions of a witness

C

Being prepared by writing down a list of interview questions

D

All of the above should be avoided.

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Question 6
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Which of the following is not a good thing to do during an interview?

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A
Conduct the interview in private
B
Establish the purpose of the interview
C
Interview more than one person at once
D
Do not invade body space
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Question 7
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The following are characteristics of a good interview except:

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A
The interview is conducted as closely as possible to the event in question
B
The interview is objective, meaning the information is gathered in a fair and impartial manner.
C
The interview is short in length
D
Too much information is collected.
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Question 8
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Most nonverbal clues fall into one of four categories. Which is not one of those categories?

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A
Paralinguistics
B
Kinetics
C
Chronometrics
D
Proxemics
E
All of the above are categories of nonverbal clues
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Question 9
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Which of the following is the correct sequence of reactions to crisis?

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A
Denial, anger, rationalization, depression, acceptance
B
Rationalization, anger, depression, acceptance, denial
C
Denial, depression, anger, rationalization, acceptance
D
Rationalization, depression, anger, denial, acceptance
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Question 10
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During which stage of the reactionary process is the most useful time to interview individuals who are dealing with fraud?

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A
acceptance
B
bargaining
C
depression
D
anger
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Question 11
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All of the following are important elements to successful interviews except:

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A
Using short questions confined to one topic, which can be clearly and easily understood
B
Using leading questions
C
Requiring direct responses
D
Pointing out some, but not all, of the circumstantial evidence
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Question 12
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Which is not a verbal clue that would place suspicion on an interviewee?

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A
Frequent reference to good character
B
Eagerness to end the interview
C
Avoidance of emotionally charged terms
D
Answering with a question
E
All of the above are suspicious verbal clues
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Question 13
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Which of the following is the most common inquiry method?

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A
Graphology
B
Pencil-and-paper tests
C
Interviewing
D
Voice stress analysis and polygraphs
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Question 14
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Which of the following will result in the worst interviewing results?

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A
Taking notes during the interview
B
Interviewing the suspect before enough information is collected
C
Being sympathetic in the interview
D
Using technical jargon
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Question 15
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Interviewers should demonstrate all but which characteristic during interviews?

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A
Efficiency
B
Politeness
C
Courtesy
D
Admiration of the perpetrator
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Question 16
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Interviewers who use pacing are employing a form of communication called _________ .

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A
Kinetic
B
Paralinguistic
C
Chronemic
D
Proxemic
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Question 17
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Which of the following is the last reaction in the predictable sequence of reactions

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A
Depression
B
Anger
C
Rationalization
D
Acceptance
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Question 18
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The most effective theme of interviewing is:

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A
that help is being sought
B
the motive for committing the fraud
C
the fraud and how it evolved
D
the suspect's involvement in the fraud
E
none of the above
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Question 19
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The use of body movement to convey meaning is

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A
Proxemic communication
B
Kinetic communication
C
Chronemic communication
D
Paralinguistic communication
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Question 20
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Assessment questions seek to:

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A
Gain an admission
B
Find out specific details related to the fraud
C
Establish credibility of the respondent
D
None of the above
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