Test Your Knowledge Of Crime And Criminals

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Test Your Knowledge Of Crime And Criminals

A quiz for students to see how much they know about the world's most famous criminals.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Read about TED BUNDY. at, http://famouscriminals.com/ then answer the question: How did Ted kill his victims?
    • A. 

      Strangulation

    • B. 

      Stabbing

    • C. 

      Suffocation

    • D. 

      Slaughter

  • 2. 
    What trick did Ted Bundy use to get near his victims?
    • A. 

      He pretended to be sick

    • B. 

      He pretended to be a woman

    • C. 

      He pretended to be an old man

    • D. 

      He pretended to have a broken bone

  • 3. 
    How did Ted Bundy die?
    • A. 

      He was shot whilst attacking someone

    • B. 

      He was executed

    • C. 

      He died of natural causes

    • D. 

      He had a heart attack

  • 4. 
    Read about Ed Gein at http://famouscriminals.com/ and answer the questions: Ed Gein EXHUMED corpses...what does this mean he did?
    • A. 

      Treated dead bodies with oils

    • B. 

      Stuffed the bodies of the people he murdered

    • C. 

      Dug up the bodies of dead people

    • D. 

      Created art works out of dead bodies

  • 5. 
    Ed Gein confessed to killing 2 women. What were their names?
    • A. 

      Mary and Hogan

    • B. 

      Mary and Bernice

    • C. 

      Bernice and Worden

    • D. 

      Jame and Norman

  • 6. 
    In which year did Police find body parts in Ed Gein's house?
    • A. 

      1954

    • B. 

      1968

    • C. 

      1957

    • D. 

      1984

  • 7. 
    Read about Mary Bell at http://famouscriminals.com/ and answer the questions: Why was Mary Bell famous?
    • A. 

      She was the victim of a very serious crime.

    • B. 

      She preyed on her victims by stalking them first.

    • C. 

      She did a naked dance like Miley Cirus.

    • D. 

      She was Britain's youngest female killer

  • 8. 
    How old was Mary when she killed 4-year-old Martin Brown?
    • A. 

      11

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      17

  • 9. 
    The word "nee" tells you a woman's name before she takes her husband's surname. What was Mary's mother's birth name?
    • A. 

      Cricket

    • B. 

      Mackricket

    • C. 

      McCrickett

    • D. 

      McCrickell

  • 10. 
    What was Mary's mother's job that often caused her to travel away from home?
    • A. 

      Doctor

    • B. 

      Lawyer

    • C. 

      Politician

    • D. 

      Prostitute

  • 11. 
    Read the information about Joseph Bonanno and answer these questions: In what country was Joseph born?
    • A. 

      Greece

    • B. 

      United States

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      Sicily

  • 12. 
    What was the nickname that Joe hated?
    • A. 

      Bananas

    • B. 

      Lemons

    • C. 

      Oranges

    • D. 

      Tomatoes

  • 13. 
    Bonanno got back into America in 1924 by doing what?
    • A. 

      Kissing a strange Italian woman

    • B. 

      Stowing away on a Cuban fishing boat

    • C. 

      Becoming active in the mafia

    • D. 

      Being the boss of the crime family

  • 14. 
    Read about Bonnie and Clyde. What was Bonnie's middle name?
    • A. 

      Elizabeth

    • B. 

      Chesnut

    • C. 

      Barrow

    • D. 

      Louise

  • 15. 
    Read about Robert Hansen and fill in the blanks from the statement below. What country did he come from and what type of killer was he? (Be careful, the answer is case sensitive so remember to use capital letters if needed.) Robert Hansen was an ___________ __________ killer.
  • 16. 
    As a child, Robert was described as being "a loner". Which alternative words could you use to describe him?
  • 17. 
    Why was Robert bullied all the time at school?
    • A. 

      He had acne and a stutter

    • B. 

      He smelled and had a stutter

    • C. 

      Racist children picked on him and he had acne

    • D. 

      He had acne and his dad was in prison

  • 18. 
    Visit this website http://www.polleverywhere.com/lawler and vote by clicking on the option you prefer, then tick yes below to show that you have done it.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 19. 
    Choose one criminal that you have read about and research some more information about them on the internet. Write a BIOGRAPHICAL PARAGRAPH using as much description as you can about this criminal.