# Surprising Facts About Burglary Statistics! Trivia Questions Quiz

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This trivia quiz has some Surprising Facts about Burglary Statistics! There are different types of thieves, some use force while others are not harmed. Do you know that some burglary cases have a pattern? Which matrices will you use to predict the chances of a burglary happening near you? Take the quiz and see what you know the statistics for now.

Questions and Answers
• 1.

### For house burglary, how many percents of the cases were committed from Monday to Friday?

• A.

43%

• B.

57%

• C.

68%

• D.

75%

• E.

88%

Correct Answer
C. 68%
Explanation
The correct answer is 68%. This means that 68% of house burglaries occur from Monday to Friday. This suggests that burglaries are more likely to happen on weekdays rather than weekends. It is important to note that this answer is based on the information given and may not necessarily reflect the actual percentage in real-world scenarios.

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• 2.

### What is the percentage of burglars entering properties through doors and windows?

• A.

58%

• B.

69%

• C.

75%

• D.

82%

• E.

97%

Correct Answer
E. 97%
Explanation
The correct answer is 97%. This suggests that the majority of burglars enter properties through doors and windows, highlighting the importance of securing these entry points to prevent break-ins.

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• 3.

### Which of the following city is not the national hot-spot of house burglary?

• A.

London

• B.

Leeds

• C.

Manchester

• D.

Bristol

• E.

None of the above

Correct Answer
E. None of the above
Explanation
None of the cities listed (London, Leeds, Manchester, Bristol) are national hot-spots of house burglary. This means that all of these cities are not known for having a high rate of house burglaries compared to other cities in the country. Therefore, the correct answer is "None of the above."

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• 4.

### What is the percentage change of domestic burglaries recorded in 2010/11?

• A.

4% fall

• B.

14% fall

• C.

4% rise

• D.

14% rise

• E.

None of the above

Correct Answer
D. 14% rise
Explanation
The correct answer is 14% rise. This means that there was an increase of 14% in the number of domestic burglaries recorded in 2010/11 compared to the previous period.

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• 5.

### Bath was named one of the safest cities in the UK for burglary, according to a survey in 2009. Which of the following city is not one of the three safest places in the same year?

• A.

Norwich

• B.

Leicester

• C.

Preston

• D.

Ipswich

Correct Answer
B. Leicester
Explanation
Leicester is not one of the three safest cities in the UK for burglary in 2009. The question states that Bath was named one of the safest cities, implying that there are three other cities that are also considered safe. Since Leicester is not one of the options given as the safest city, it can be concluded that Leicester is the city that is not one of the three safest places in the same year.

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• 6.

### What is the figure of fire-related deaths in Britain in 2010-11?

• A.

233

• B.

388

• C.

420

• D.

513

• E.

612

Correct Answer
B. 388
Explanation
In 2010-11, there were 388 fire-related deaths in Britain.

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• 7.

### Smoke alarm was not present in how many percents of domestic fires in 2010-11?

• A.

12%

• B.

23%

• C.

37%

• D.

46%

• E.

59%

Correct Answer
C. 37%
Explanation
In 2010-11, smoke alarms were not present in 37% of domestic fires. This means that in over a third of the cases, there was no smoke alarm to alert the residents of the fire. This statistic highlights the importance of having functioning smoke alarms in homes to ensure early detection and increase the chances of a safe evacuation.

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• 8.

### Amongst the 388 fire-related deaths in 2010-11, how many were recorded in dwellings?

• A.

128

• B.

202

• C.

284

• D.

306

• E.

337

Correct Answer
D. 306
Explanation
In 2010-11, out of the 388 fire-related deaths, 306 were recorded in dwellings.

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• 9.

### How many per cent of fire-related deaths in 2010-11 occurred in England?

• A.

54%

• B.

66%

• C.

72%

• D.

79%

• E.

83%

Correct Answer
E. 83%
Explanation
In 2010-11, 83% of fire-related deaths occurred in England.

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• 10.

### What is the main cause of accidental fires in dwellings?

• A.

Misuse of equipment or appliances

• B.

Chip of fat pan fires

• C.

Playing with fire

• D.

Source of ignition (i.e. cigarettes, cigars or pipe tobacco)

• E.

None of the above

Correct Answer
A. Misuse of equipment or appliances
Explanation
Misuse of equipment or appliances is the main cause of accidental fires in dwellings. This can occur when individuals do not properly use or maintain their appliances, leading to malfunctions or overheating. It can also happen when appliances are used for purposes for which they were not intended, such as using a stove to heat a room. Accidental fires can be prevented by following proper usage instructions, regularly maintaining appliances, and being cautious with their use.

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