Quiz: Quiz 01
Quiz covering the first 2 chapters of “Homicide” and “Art of Access”. And some spreadsheets.
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1. What is the first rule in the so-called "guidebook of death investigation"?
|A. Don't talk about the guidebook of death investigation||B. Everyone lies||C. You can't handle the truth.|
|D. Every man dies but not every man truly lives.||E. Cases go red, then they go green, then they go black.|
2. Finish this sentence:
And you drink it. Because in a police department of about three thousand sworn souls, you are one of __ investigators entrusted with the pursuit of that most extraordinary of crimes
|A: 10||B: 36||C: 80||D: 120||E: 300|
3. In a year, about how many homicides total is a Baltimore detective expected to handle as both primary and secondary investigator?
|A. Between 1 to 3 a week||B. 100||C. 15||D. Number of years on the force, multiplied by 3|
4. In the one-line spreadsheet below, what formula would fit the cell X1?
|126.793||CHRISTIAN ran 127 yards on Sat||Christian||Saturday|
=UPPER(CONCATENATE(Y1, " ran ", ROUND(W1), " yards on ", LEFT(Z1,3))
=CONCATENATE(UPPER(Y1), " ran ", ROUND(W1), " yards on ", LEFT(Z1,3))
=CONCATENATE("UPPER(Y1)" ran , ROUND(W1), yards on, LEFT(Z1, 3))
=UPPER(CONCATENATE("Y1", " ran ", ROUND(W1), " yards on ", LEFT(Z1,3))
5. What's wrong with the text in the FOIA request to the Federal Bureau of Investigation below?
Describe the error with a short sentence. Assume that address/phone/goodbye boilerplate is filled in:
To: The FOIA Officer at the FBI Records Dept.
This is a request under the California Sunshine Act of 1964. I hereby request the following record: The FBI's file on U.S. President Richard Milhous Nixon, who passed away on the 22nd of April, 1994.
In the event that there are fees, etc. etc. boilerplate
- The federal FOIA law is not called the "California Sunshine Act"