Crimes Legal Terms Test

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Crimes Legal Terms Test

This test is for Police Explorers to gain knowledge on basic common legal terms.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A serious crime, which usually endangers human life or involves great property loss. May carry a lifetime criminal record.
    • A. 

      Misdemeanor

    • B. 

      Felony

    • C. 

      Fine

  • 2. 
    Generally is battery, which is sexually related, and is commonly called rape or forced sex. This is far more serious than regular battery.
    • A. 

      Robbery

    • B. 

      Sexual Harrasment

    • C. 

      Sexual Battery

  • 3. 
    When two or more persons willfully engage in a fight and by doing so create a disturbance.
    • A. 

      Affray

    • B. 

      Arson

    • C. 

      Graffiti

  • 4. 
    To act in a way that is disruptive to the general public.
    • A. 

      Criminal Mischief

    • B. 

      Disorderly Conduct

    • C. 

      Vandalism

  • 5. 
    The behavior of a minor who will not obey his or her parents lawful command.
    • A. 

      Inmate

    • B. 

      Incorrigable

    • C. 

      Hate Crime

  • 6. 
    Describe the definition of the word, Stalking.
  • 7. 
    This car has been robbed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Describe the definition of the word, Prowling.
  • 9. 
    If a person injure's another person through carelessness, its ok.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    To commit any criminal act, which is based on hatred towards any race, sex, or ethnical groups. This law provides for the doubling of the criminal sentence for the crime that was committed.
    • A. 

      Sexual Harrassment

    • B. 

      Extortion

    • C. 

      Hate Crime

  • 11. 
    A meeting in court to allow the judge to hear both sides of the case
    • A. 

      Meetings

    • B. 

      Hearings

    • C. 

      Call Ins

  • 12. 
    Stealing.
    • A. 

      Larceny

    • B. 

      Inmate

    • C. 

      Oath

  • 13. 
    Drugs or materials used to make a person sleepy or to reduce pain that are not prescribed also are illegal.
    • A. 

      Narcotics

    • B. 

      Medicine

    • C. 

      Paraphernalia

  • 14. 
    The gathering of three or more persons to commit an unlawful act or to be disorderly
    • A. 

      Gangs

    • B. 

      Unlawful Assembly

    • C. 

      A Unit

  • 15. 
    A person has been made to suffer because of a crime
    • A. 

      Verdict

    • B. 

      Jury

    • C. 

      Time

  • 16. 
    Give an example of an accessory.
  • 17. 
    Describe the definition of the word, Murder
  • 18. 
    The jury manages the courtroom and presides over a case
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The judge presides over a case to decide if that person is innocent or guilty.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    A document filed in a court, filed by the prosecutor accusing someone of having commited a crime is Information.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    What is the difference between Murder and Homicide?
  • 22. 
    What is the difference between jail and prison?
  • 23. 
    Graffiti is the act of criminal mischief.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    When a student is staying out of school without permission, what is that called?
    • A. 

      Fun

    • B. 

      Truancy

    • C. 

      Prowling

  • 25. 
    Http://www.policecouldyou.co.uk/officers/asbo/couldyou_1.htmlClick on the Link. Enter your final score on that part of the test.
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