Ncdcc Crime Prevention

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Crime Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Singapore Public Finance

    • B. 

      Scenery Park Fair

    • C. 

      Singapore Police Force

    • D. 

      Safety Public Forum

  • 2. 
    The public’s role in crime prevention is to: i Provide the Police with information on criminal activities ii Report crime in progress to the Police iii Take measures to protect their properties iv Engage in armed confrontation with the criminal
    • A. 

      I only

    • B. 

      Ii and iii

    • C. 

      I, ii and iii

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Terrorism affects everybody. We can minimise the risk of becoming victims of terrorism. Make it a point to be:   i Informed on the latest terrorist trends and threats ii Vigilant for suspicious persons, parcels and vehicles iii Prepared to respond in emergencies at home and school
    • A. 

      I only

    • B. 

      I and ii

    • C. 

      I, ii and iii

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    What are the crime prevention measures you would advise to elderly members in your family who could be victims of tricksters and criminals?
    • A. 

      Do not fall for anything that sounds too good to be true such as fortune telling, magical talisman, get-rich-quick scheme or objects like ‘magic stones’ that can cure illness

    • B. 

      Carry a personal alarm for extra protection

    • C. 

      Do not give strangers money when they ask for payment of hospital bills or goods

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Gear lock

    • B. 

      Vehicle alarm system

    • C. 

      Steering-wheel lock

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Housebreakers may enter our homes by:
    • A. 

      Gaining entry through refuse chute, false ceiling or ventilation openings

    • B. 

      Forcing open the sliding door or windows

    • C. 

      Cutting padlocks, iron grilles or wire mesh

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Imagine you are coming home late from school one day and by taking a short-cut you would be able to reach home earlier; what should you do when face with such a situation?
    • A. 

      Don’t take the risk and avoid the short-cut

    • B. 

      Take the short-cut to reach home earlier

    • C. 

      Run as fast as you can through the short-cut

    • D. 

      Look for a stranger to accompany you and take the short-cut

  • 8. 
    To prevent snatch-theft, we should:
    • A. 

      Wear excessive jewellery

    • B. 

      Take short-cuts through dark alleys or secluded areas

    • C. 

      Carry large amount of cash

    • D. 

      Always try to walk facing oncoming traffic and clasp the handbag on the side away from the motorists

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      National Work Zone

    • B. 

      Neighbourhood Watch Zone

    • C. 

      New Working Zone

    • D. 

      No Watch Zone

  • 10. 
    There is a stranger loitering suspiciously around the lift lobby. You should:
    • A. 

      Ignore him

    • B. 

      Seek the help of the Police or an adult neighbour immediately

    • C. 

      Warn him to leave immediately or you will call the Police

    • D. 

      Tell him that your neighbours are working and will return very late at night

  • 11. 
    Sharlene’s handbag was stolen from the shopping trolley in a crowded complex during a festive season. She should have:   i Slung her handbag over her shoulder in front of her ii Carried her handbag loosely by her side iii Left her handbag at the counter iv Left her handbag in her car
    • A. 

      I only

    • B. 

      I and ii

    • C. 

      I, ii and iii

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Be wary of strangers following you or loitering at the lift landing

    • B. 

      Avoid wearing expensive jewellery or carrying large sum of cash

    • C. 

      Avoid dark and deserted places

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    You are waiting for the lift and a stranger stands beside you. You should:   i Take the next lift yourself ii Use the staircase iii Take the same lift with the stranger iv Tell the stranger to use the staircase
    • A. 

      I only

    • B. 

      I and ii

    • C. 

      I, ii and iii

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    You happen to see someone stealing a wallet from a man’s bag. You should:
    • A. 

      Ignore what you saw and walk away

    • B. 

      Keep quiet and turn to face another direction

    • C. 

      Inform the man immediately of the thef

    • D. 

      Mind your own business

  • 15. 
    What are the Internet safety measures that you should take note?   i Avoid meeting your new online pals ii Reveal personal information about yourself or your family members iii Never respond to message that makes you uncomfortable iv Disclose your passwords or User-ID
    • A. 

      I and iii

    • B. 

      I and iv

    • C. 

      Ii and iii

    • D. 

      Iii and iv

  • 16. 
    Eric saw a stranger tampering with the door of his neighbour’s flat. He should:
    • A. 

      Go out and demand for the stranger’s identification

    • B. 

      Pretend that he did not see anything

    • C. 

      Grab a stick and charge at the stranger to scare him off

    • D. 

      Call for the Police or seek the help of an adult

  • 17. 
    Crime prevention is the responsibility of:
    • A. 

      The Police

    • B. 

      Everybody

    • C. 

      NCPC

    • D. 

      The Neighbourhood Watch Zone (NWZ) members

  • 18. 
    A stranger visited Azmi’s and claimed to be a friend of his son who needed some money urgently. Azmi should:
    • A. 

      Invite the stranger in while getting the money ready

    • B. 

      Invite the stranger in before calling the Police

    • C. 

      Ask the stranger to contact his son at his office

    • D. 

      Put the money in a sealed envelope and give it to the stranger to hand it over to his son

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      Install a burglar alarm system

    • B. 

      Use good quality locks on doors and windows

    • C. 

      Install strong grilles on all doors and windows

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    A woman knocked on your door and claimed to be a government officer on a visit over official matters, you should:
    • A. 

      Ask her more about her job

    • B. 

      Invite her in for a drink and then request for her identification

    • C. 

      Secure the door and start shouting for assistance

    • D. 

      Verify her identification by calling her office telephone number that is obtained from the phone directory

  • 21. 
    Which of the following are preventable crimes?   i Murder ii Robbery iii Theft of vehicle iv Snatch theft
    • A. 

      I only

    • B. 

      I and ii

    • C. 

      I, ii and iii

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    Which of the following are preventive measures against robbery?   i Walking along dark and deserted areas ii Wearing excessive jewellery whenever you go out iii Avoiding carrying large amount of cash iv Carrying a personal alarm
    • A. 

      I and ii

    • B. 

      I and iii

    • C. 

      Iii and iv

    • D. 

      I and iv

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      National Crime Prevention Course

    • B. 

      National Crime Prevention Council

    • C. 

      Neighbourhood Crime Prevention Centre

    • D. 

      Neighbourhood Crime Prevention Club

  • 24. 
    To prevent lost of handphones, you should:
    • A. 

      Not lend strangers your handphone

    • B. 

      Not leave your handphone unattended

    • C. 

      Be aware of your surroundings especially when you are in a crowd

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      The public can deal with crime on their own

    • B. 

      Crime cannot happen to me

    • C. 

      There is no way to stop crime

    • D. 

      Most of the crimes can be prevented

  • 26. 
    You are alone at home one day when someone knocks on your door. You should:
    • A. 

      Open the door and greet the person

    • B. 

      Check the identity of the person through the door viewer and do not open the door immediately

    • C. 

      Call the Police immediately

    • D. 

      Invite the person in for a drink

  • 27. 
    There is a stranger loitering suspiciously around the carpark late at night. You should:
    • A. 

      Ignore him

    • B. 

      Get help from the Police or an adult neighbour immediately

    • C. 

      Sneak close to the stranger and surprise him

    • D. 

      Shout at the stranger, to make him leave the carpark immediately

  • 28. 
    Mr Aziz and his family are going to Australia for a vacation. They should:   i Leave a message on the door revealing their whereabouts so that visitors will not be frustrated ii Inform their nearest NPC of their absence from home iii Inform their neighbours to keep an eye on their home iv Not cancel their order of newspapers
    • A. 

      I only

    • B. 

      I, ii and iv

    • C. 

      I, iii and iv

    • D. 

      Ii and iii

  • 29. 
    • A. 

      Go into the lift before the stranger and ask him to use the staircase

    • B. 

      Ignore strangers loitering at the vicinity of lift lobby

    • C. 

      Do not take the lift with strangers

    • D. 

      Carry a small penknife to protect yourself

  • 30. 
    What are the factors that may give rise to crime?   i Target ii Criminal iii Opportunity
    • A. 

      I only

    • B. 

      I and ii

    • C. 

      I, ii and iii

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 31. 
    Gavin saw two men loitering in the carpark at midnight. He should note down their features and report them to the Police.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    Neighbours should help to look after each other if they are to keep their neighbourhood free of crime.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    Avoid mixing with friends who are involved in gang activities. Gangs are known to be involved in fights and other crimes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    Never get into a fight with a bully. If you encounter a bully, walk away, inform an adult or your teacher.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 35. 
    Avoid revealing personal information such as full name, telephone number or home address during Internet Relay Chat (IRC) / ICQ.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 36. 
    Terrorists are indiscriminate. Everyone is potentially exposed to the terrorist threat. There is a part for everyone in preventing terrorism.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 37. 
    A concerned and caring neighbourhood offers one of the best deterrence against crime.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 38. 
    Shop theft is a crime. Stealing something that you cannot afford will leave you with a criminal record which will jeopardise your future.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 39. 
    It is safe to leave your valuables lying around as Singapore’s crime rate is low.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 40. 
    Police Division Headquarters and Neighbourhood Police Centres are only open during office-hours.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 41. 
    The public is advised not to report suspicious persons or criminal activities to the Police.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 42. 
    Crime prevention is a shared responsibility.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 43. 
    You do not need additional security measures as you have a ferocious dog at home.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 44. 
    Keeping valuables at home serves as an additional protection against theft.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 45. 
    The public can help the Police to solve crime, for example, by providing useful information.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 46. 
    Police officers only perform duties inside the Neighbourhood Police Centres (NPCs) / Neighbourhood Police Posts (NPPs).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 47. 
    When returning home late, you should arrange for a friend or relative to escort you.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 48. 
    Residents can help to make the neighbourhood safe by reporting suspicious persons to the Police.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 49. 
    The correct way of carrying a handbag is to leave it in a shopping trolley.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 50. 
    Crimes can be carried out successfully if neighbours refused to get involved in what they consider to be other people’s problems.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 51. 
    Snatch theft is a preventable crime. Measures can be adopted to prevent such crime. List down two preventive measures. 1. 2.
  • 52. 
    One of the preventive measures against housebreaking is not to hide keys under the floor mat, in flower pot or on top of the electricity meter box outside the house. List down two other preventive measures against housebreaking. 1. 2.
  • 53. 
    List down two preventive measures against outrage of modesty. 1. 2.
  • 54. 
    List down two preventive measures against robbery. 1. 2.
  • 55. 
    List down two preventive measures against lost of handphones. 1. 2.