Do the Crime and Punishment Quiz (the British style). Then check your answers. 

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Do the Crime and Punishment Quiz (the British style). Then check your answers.


1. According to the 2002 British Crime Survey, what was your average risk of being burgled in 2001?

A: One in 20 B: One in 50 C: One in 5 D: One in 500


2. How many mobile phones were stolen in the year 2001-2002?

A: 700,000 B: 350,000 C: 170,000 D: 900,000

3. Ruth Ellis was the last woman to be executed in Britain at Holloway Prison. When was she hanged?

A: 13 July 1955 B: 14 March 1926

C: 15 August 1967 D: 16 September 1905

4. Approximately how much does it cost to lock up a criminal in a UK prison for a year?

A: £10,000 B: £27,500 C: £50,000 D: £105,000


5. Which of the following European countries has the highest prison population per head?

A: Germany B: France C: England and Wales D: Sweden


6. What percentage of serious sexual offences against children occurs in the home of the victim or the offender?

A: 20% B: 40% C: 60% D: 80%


7. What is the average sentence length for a 21-year-old rapist?

A: Four and a half years B: Six years

C: Eight and a half years D: Ten years


8. Who is most likely to be a victim of violent crime by a stranger?

A: Old ladies B: Old men C: Young women D: Young men


9. Approximately how many children a year are separated from their mother by prison?

A: 13,000 B: 9,000 C: 5,000 D: 20,000


10. How often does a crime take place in England and Wales?

A: Every 2 seconds B: Every 5 seconds

C: Every 12 seconds D: Every 20 seconds

The key

1b, 2a, 3a, 4b, 5c, 6d, 7c, 8d, 9a, 10 b


How well do you know Phrasal Verbs on the topic “Crimes and Punishment”? Read the definitions and choose the corresponding phrasal verbs. Then check your answers.

1. To get into a building or car using force is to ___.
a. break out b. break down c. break in


2. To steal money from a bank by using force is a ___.
a. hold in b. hold down c. hold up


3. To steal or take something without asking is to ___.
a. run off with b. do without c. do over


4. To hurt someone badly by hitting or kicking is to ___.
a. pull them over b. beat them up c. put one over


5. To kill someone in informal English is to ___ with them.
a. do away b. have away c. stay


6. To destroy something with a bomb is to ___.
a. beat it up b. blow it up c. knock it over


7. To take a criminal to the police is to ___.
a. turn them over b. turn them in c. turn them down


8. To put someone in prison is to ___.
a. lock them up b. do them in c. blow them up


9. To not punish someone for their crime is to ___.
a. give them over b. let them off c. put them away


10. To succeed in not being punished for a crime is to ___ it

a. get away with b. make off with c. pick through


The key 1 c, 2 c, 3 a, 4 b, 5 a, 6 b, 7 b, 8 a, 9 b, 10 a



1. Use the following words to write a story. Start like this:

Jessica Rockefeller is a niece of the well-known millionaire. She was kidnapped yesterday.

Jessica Rockefeller/ kidnapped/yesterday

calls/ made/ before


same day/ letter/ sent

Jessica/released/ as soon as/ kidnappers given $100.000


all areas/ searched/ since yesterday

Jessica/not found/ so far


Do the Criminal Law Quiz (the American style). Then check your answers.

1. A defendant has the right to have counsel present at which of the following procedures?

a. Analyzing of defendant’s handwriting samples.

b. A line up after formal criminal proceedings have commenced.

c. Witness viewing still pictures of suspect for identification purposes.

d. Analyzing of defendant’s fingerprints.


2. Actus Reus is:

a. The physical portion of the crime.

b. The mental portion of the crime.

c. Why the person committed the crime.

d. The punishment for the crime.


3. If “the action is wrong but the actor is not morally culpable for the harm and therefore shouldn’t be punished for causing that harm,” what type of defense is the accused making?

a. Justification defense

b. Excuse defense

c. Offense modification

d. Failure of proof defense


4. Which of the following is not an intentional tort?

a. Battery b. Assault c. False imprisonment d. Strict liability


The key

1b, 2a, 3a, 4d  


Unit 3 Crime Investigation Section 1 Crime Investigation in Different Countries  


1. Answer the following questions:

1. What is meant by investigation in the Criminal-Procedure Code of Ukraine?

1. What is the main task of criminalistics?

2. Match the following English words and expressions with their Ukrainian equivalents:


Subdivision a свідчення свідків
DNA profiling b аналіз ДНК
crime lab c аналіз за допомогою мікроскопа
testimonial evidence d криміналістична лабораторія
microscopic examination e підрозділ, сфера
  court appearance   виступ в суді


3. Match the words and their transcription read and translate the words. Pay attention to the pronunciation of Y:

Identify rely on laboratory testimony testify physical evidence  

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