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Slang Quiz: Crime 2

This quiz tests you on crime slang.

1. ice (2)

Larry died last week. He was iced

a. in a car accident

b. by lung cancer

c. by a drug dealer

2. jailbait

If a guy falls in love with a girl who's jailbait, he should

a. ask her to marry him

b. ask her to sleep with him

c. wait until she's older

3. job (2)

The bank job was planned and carried out by

a. professional criminals

b. experienced bank managers

c. a team of bank tellers

4. joint (2)

Jimmy was arrested for bank robbery, and now he's in the joint. He'll be in there

a. for about half an hour

b. until he feels like going home

c. for at least four years

5. kickback

The company that built the new national stadium gave the Minister of Sports a kickback that was

a. very painful

b. quite popular

c. worth $100,000

6. knock off (2)

The woman who lived next door knocked her husband off by

a. cooking his dinner

b. poisoning his dinner

c. nagging him to death

7. knock off (3)

While we were away on holiday, someone knocked off

a. our house

b. our front door

c. our mailbox

8. knock over

Barry was arrested for knocking over

a. a chair

b. a liquor store

c. a church

9. loan shark

People go to a loan shark when they need to

a. get a shark

b. get a beating

c. get a loan

10. loot

Bonnie and Clyde got most of their loot by

a. robbing banks

b. working part-time

c. gambling in casinos

NB: you can also print this quiz on paper.

1. ice (2) - Larry died last week. He was iced: a) in a car accident b) by lung cancer c) by a drug dealer

2. jailbait - If a guy falls in love with a girl who's jailbait, he should: a) ask her to marry him b) ask her to sleep with him c) wait until she's older

3. job (2) - The bank job was planned and carried out by: a) professional criminals b) experienced bank managers c) a team of bank tellers

4. joint (2) - Jimmy was arrested for bank robbery, and now he's in the joint. He'll be in there: a) for about half an hour b) until he feels like going home c) for at least four years

5. kickback - The company that built the new national stadium gave the Minister of Sports a kickback that was: a) very painful b) quite popular c) worth $100,000

6. knock off (2) - The woman who lived next door knocked her husband off by: a) cooking his dinner b) poisoning his dinner c) nagging him to death

7. knock off (3) - While we were away on holiday, someone knocked off: a) our house b) our front door c) our mailbox

8. knock over - Barry was arrested for knocking over: a) a chair b) a liquor store c) a church

9. loan shark - People go to a loan shark when they need to: a) get a shark b) get a beating c) get a loan

10. loot - Bonnie and Clyde got most of their loot by: a) robbing banks b) working part-time c) gambling in casinos

Contributor: Matt Errey