Crime In Victorian England Homework

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many crimes were punishable by death?
    • A. 

      232

    • B. 

      Over 232

    • C. 

      222

    • D. 

      Over 222

  • 2. 
    What is capital punishment?
    • A. 

      The premeditated killing of one human being by another.

    • B. 

      The legally authorised killing of someone as punishment for a crime

    • C. 

      Taking your own life

    • D. 

      Killing someone because they make you angry

  • 3. 
    In the novel Oliver Twist, which of the following IS NOT a member of the underclass?
    • A. 

      Oliver Twist

    • B. 

      Fagin

    • C. 

      Mr. Brownlow

    • D. 

      Dodger and Charley

  • 4. 
    What was the most common type of crime in the Victorian era?
    • A. 

      Burglary

    • B. 

      Drunkenness

    • C. 

      Garrotting

    • D. 

      Theft

    • E. 

      Murder

  • 5. 
    What was the most common method used to punish pickpockets in Victorian England? 
    • A. 

      Murder

    • B. 

      Hanging

    • C. 

      Garrotting

    • D. 

      The Electric Chair

  • 6. 
    Which type of crime would innocent people be attacked and sometimes killed by having something such as a piece of wire or cord pulled tightly round their neck?
    • A. 

      Violence

    • B. 

      Drunkenness

    • C. 

      Garrotting

    • D. 

      Chloroform attacks

  • 7. 
    Young children could be sent to an adult prison.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Australia was very happy to accept all the criminals that Britain could transport there.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The Metropolitan police force for London was established in 1929. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which of the following was NOT a method of punishing crime in Victorian England?
    • A. 

      Community Service

    • B. 

      Imprisonment

    • C. 

      Transportation

    • D. 

      Hanging

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