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Crime and Punishment Quiz - English for Police

This quiz is based on our crime and punishment vocabulary page, part of our English for Police section.

What crime is being committed in each of these cases?

(You can also print this quiz on paper.)

1. A thief goes into your house through a window.
a) fraud b) burglary c) vandalism
2. A child steals a chocolate bar from a store.
a) vandalism b) shoplifting c) child abuse
3. A teenager drives faster than the limit.
a) hijacking b) speeding c) drunk-driving
4. A Mexican sells cocaine to a Canadian.
a) theft b) drunk-driving c) drug trafficking
5. A guard refuses to give a prisoner food or water unless the prisoner gives up information.
a) abduction b) torture c) hijacking
6. A man shoots his second wife dead.
a) murder b) armed robbery c) speeding
7. A juvenile delinquent throws a lit match into a building.
a) arson b) shoplifting c) hijacking
8. A terrorist group takes over an airplane and changes its course.
a) vandalism b) trafficking c) hijacking
9. A group of kids use spray paint to write on a bridge.
a) torture b) assault c) vandalism
10. A man opens a law firm and pretends to be a lawyer.
a) burglary b) armed robbery c) fraud