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Slang Quiz: Crime 1

This quiz tests you on crime slang.

1. bent

The company's accountant was bent. For a long time he'd been

a. making simple mistakes

b. stealing the company's money

c. working too hard

2. busted

Glen has to go to court on Friday. He was busted last week for

a. growing his own vegetables

b. growing his own marijuana

c. brewing his own beer

3. can (2)

If you don't want to do time in the can, make sure you don't

a. know the law

b. obey the law

c. break the law

4. con

She met lots of men on the internet and conned quite a few into

a. chatting with her online

b. telling her about their lives

c. sending her money

5. cop

A cop's job is to

a. protect innocent people

b. shoot bad people

c. arrest good people

6. ex-con

An ex-con is someone who has been

a. a student in a conservatory

b. a convict in a prison

c. a worker in wildlife conservation

7. fix (1)

The judges who were involved in fixing the boxing match were

a. congratulated on their work

b. proud of their achievement

c. arrested and sent to jail

8. hood (2)

Jimmy says his grandpa was a hood back in the 40's and 50's. He'd tell Jimmy stories about his life as

a. a popular entertainer

b. a small-time criminal

c. a baseball player

9. hot (1)

If someone says they have hot goods for sale, it means the goods

a. are very fashionable

b. are very high-quality

c. have been stolen

10. jack (1)

Ollie jacked another pair of jeans from Walmart today. That guy loves

a. trying on clothes

b. buying clothes

c. stealing clothes

NB: you can also print this quiz on paper.

1. bent - The company's accountant was bent. For a long time he'd been: a) making simple mistakes b) stealing the company's money c) working too hard

2. busted - Glen has to go to court on Friday. He was busted last week for: a) growing his own vegetables b) growing his own marijuana c) brewing his own beer

3. can (2) - If you don't want to do time in the can, make sure you don't: a) know the law b) obey the law c) break the law

4. con - She met lots of men on the internet and conned quite a few into: a) chatting with her online b) telling her about their lives c) sending her money

5. cop - A cop's job is to: a) protect innocent people b) shoot bad people c) arrest good people

6. ex-con - An ex-con is someone who has been: a) a student in a conservatory b) a convict in a prison c) a worker in wildlife conservation

7. fix (1) - The judges who were involved in fixing the boxing match were: a) congratulated on their work b) proud of their achievement c) arrested and sent to jail

8. hood (2) - Jimmy says his grandpa was a hood back in the 40's and 50's. He'd tell Jimmy stories about his life as: a) a popular entertainer b) a small-time criminal c) a baseball player

9. hot (1) - If someone says they have hot goods for sale, it means the goods: a) are very fashionable b) are very high-quality c) have been stolen

10. jack (1) - Ollie jacked another pair of jeans from Walmart today. That guy loves: a) trying on clothes b) buying clothes c) stealing clothes

Contributor: Matt Errey