TRUE or FALSE. Kidnapping committed by a family member is considered child endangerment.
 a. True
 b. False

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What do you know about family abductions? Catching the warning signs and knowing what to look for are the first steps in preventing this all too common crime&

Take our quick quiz to get the facts behind family abduction and find out how you can protect kids at home and in your community.

1. What is the greater threat for American children?

 a. Abduction by a stranger
 b. Abduction by a family member
 c. They are both equal

2. A child is kidnapped by a family member every&

 a. 3 seconds
 b. 3 minutes
 c. 3 hours

3. What is the usual age range of children who are abducted by family members?

 a. 0 - 5 years old
 b. 6 - 11 years old
 c. 12 - 14 years old
 d. 15 - 17 years old

4. How many people usually kidnap a child in family abduction cases?

 a. One offender
 b. Two offenders
 c. Three offenders
 d. Four or more offenders

5. Who is most likely to kidnap a child in family abduction cases?

 a. Mother
 b. Stepfather or mother's boyfriend
 c. Father
 d. Aunt or uncle
 e. Grandparent

6. TRUE or FALSE. Kidnapping committed by a family member is considered child endangerment.

 a. True
 b. False

7. Which of the following is a risk factor for family abduction?

 a. Custody battle
 b. Arguments over visitation
 c. Concern regarding child's well-being when with other parent
 d. All of the above

8. Why do parents kidnap their own children?

 a. To force a reconciliation or continued interaction with the left-behind parent
 b. To spite or punish the other parent
 c. Fear of losing custody or visitation rights
 d. Frustration with the custody order or other court rulings
 e. All of the above

9. TRUE or FALSE. It is illegal for parents to obtain custody orders outside of the child's "home state" in all 50 states of the U.S.

 a. True
 b. False

10. TRUE OF FALSE. Respecting both parents' custody and visitation rights is something you can do to prevent family abduction.

 a. True
 b. False

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