Crime and Punishment
Spraying graffiti onto a wall might get you an anti-social behavior order (ASBO).

Crime and Punishment

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If there is crime and punishment, the police will be involved! Until the 19th century, children from the age of seven could be convicted of criminal offenses in Britain and were often given the same punishments as adults. Imagine that!

See how you do in our Citizenship quiz on Crime and Punishment.

1.
Where are the majority of court cases heard?
County court
Crown court
High court
Magistrates' court
Over 95% of cases!
2.
A person who is serving on a jury is called .......
A convict
A juror
An assistant judge
An expert witness
3.
What does a magistrates' court NOT have?
Fines
Judge
Jury
Sentences
4.
What is the highest court in the country?
Appeal Court
Crown Court
High Court
Supreme Court
5.
At what age is it legal to drink alcohol at home?
5
8
11
14
6.
If a person is guilty of robbery, what is the maximum sentence?
2 years
5 years
10 years
Life
7.
Appeals against decisions made in court get heard in which court?
Appeal court
Crown court
High court
House of Lords
8.
Which of these might get you an anti-social behavior order (ASBO)?
Charity work
Doing homework
Going to church
Graffiti
9.
Which of these is considered a crime?
Watching television without a license
Claiming benefits without entitlement
Leaving your dog's foul on a sidewalk
All of the above
10.
What is the difference between robbery and burglary?
Burglary involves trespassing on another person's property
Burglary means carrying a swag bag and wearing a mask
Robbery is during the day, burglary is at night
Robbery only happens in jewelry shops and banks
'Daylight robbery' doesn't mean during the day!
Author:  Frank Evans

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