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Slang Quiz: Crime 4

This quiz tests you on crime slang.

1. pack heat

Which person would NOT usually pack heat?

a. a gangster

b. a fireman

c. a security guard

2. piece

The bank robber pulled out his piece and

a. pointed it at the teller

b. ate it with a spoon

c. handed it to a customer

3. pig (2)

If a gang of robbers is holding up a bank, and one of them says the pigs are outside, it means there are

a. farm animals outside the bank

b. large people outside the bank

c. police officers outside the bank

4. pimp (1)

A pimp is usually

a. a man

b. a woman

c. a ladyman

5. racket (2)

Which of the following is usually run by criminals?

a. a tennis racket

b. a loud racket

c. a prostitution racket

6. rap sheet

Which person would be most likely to have a rap sheet?

a. a drug dealer

b. a rap singer

c. an English teacher

7. scam

If someone has fallen for a scam, they have

a. come down with an illness

b. been the victim of a practical joke

c. been cheated out of some money

8. take

The take from the robbery was

a. one bank book

b. two bank managers

c. three thousand dollars

9. whack

If someone has been whacked by a hitman, they'll be

a. sore

b. sorry

c. dead

10. yakuza

The yakuza are criminal organisations in

a. Korea

b. Hong Kong

c. Japan

NB: you can also print this quiz on paper.

1. pack heat - Which person would NOT usually pack heat?: a) a gangster b) a fireman c) a security guard

2. piece - The bank robber pulled out his piece and: a) pointed it at the teller b) ate it with a spoon c) handed it to a customer

3. pig (2) - If a gang of robbers is holding up a bank, and one of them says the pigs are outside, it means there are: a) farm animals outside the bank b) large people outside the bank c) police officers outside the bank

4. pimp (1) - A pimp is usually: a) a man b) a woman c) a ladyman

5. racket (2) - Which of the following is usually run by criminals?: a) a tennis racket b) a loud racket c) a prostitution racket

6. rap sheet - Which person would be most likely to have a rap sheet?: a) a drug dealer b) a rap singer c) an English teacher

7. scam - If someone has fallen for a scam, they have: a) come down with an illness b) been the victim of a practical joke c) been cheated out of some money

8. take - The take from the robbery was: a) one bank book b) two bank managers c) three thousand dollars

9. whack - If someone has been whacked by a hitman, they'll be: a) sore b) sorry c) dead

10. yakuza - The yakuza are criminal organisations in: a) Korea b) Hong Kong c) Japan

Contributor: Matt Errey