Listening Activity for Crime Vocabulary

Listen to the audio passage and answer the multiple choice questions below. Tab between answers. The definitions of the words used in the audio are found at: Crime Expressions Vocabulary
Other practice worksheets are found at the bottom of the page.

  1. Last month the crime in Terry's area was: a) not too bad b) worse than normal c) same as always d) down
  2. During the first week of January there were a rash of: a) burglaries b) carjackings c) shoplifting cases
  3. The gang of criminals targeted: a) other gangs b) people with money c) local children d) poor neighborhoods
  4. Who turned in the suspicious characters to the police? a) another criminal b) an old lady c) an off duty police officer d) a member of the neighborhood watch
  5. The thieves that were caught in the house were trying to steal a: a) TV b)jewelry and lamp c) a computer and jewelry d) a computer and clothes
  6. The thief that got away was caught later for attempting: a) shoplifting b)breaking and entering c) carjacking d) jaywalking
  7. Terry wants the community to know about the: a)arrests b) carjacking problem c) the police fundraiser d) prison conditions
  8. Terry states that nobody is: a) a good criminal b) safe c) above the law d) in danger
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