Criminals Vocabulary Quiz

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1. A criminal is a person who has _______ the law.

committed
offended
broken
a) committed b) offended c) broken

2. Criminals can also be called law breakers or _______ .

lawyers
offenders
baddies
a) lawyers b) offenders c) baddies

3. What can we call someone who steals?

a thief
a theft
a thieve
a) a thief b) a theft c) a thieve

4. Tommy can bump into someone and take their wallet without their knowing. What is he?

a burglar
a pickpocket
a mugger
a) a burglar b) a pickpocket c) a mugger

5. Betsy had no money to buy food for her kids, so she took it from a supermarket without paying. What was her crime?

kidnapping
being poor
shoplifting
a) kidnapping b) being poor c) shoplifting

6. What do we call someone who sells illegal drugs?

a drug dealer
a drug user
a drug taker
a) a drug dealer b) a drug user c) a drug taker

7. What kind of criminal is a businessman who imports goods without paying tax?

a forger
a smuggler
a deserter
a) a forger b) a smuggler c) a deserter

8. In 2001, Saudi Arabian terrorists led an attack on the USA in which passenger airlines were _______ and crashed into buildings.

vandalized
kidnapped
hijacked
a) vandalized b) kidnapped c) hijacked

9. Jack breaks into rich people's homes and steals money and jewellery. He's an expert at

burglary
treachery
bigamy
a) burglary b) treachery c) bigamy

10. A professional killer who's paid to murder people for political reasons is called

a soldier
a spy
an assassin
a) a soldier b) a spy c) an assassin

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