Burglary: Definition, Degrees & Statistics


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Burglary is also referred to as:

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1. The different degrees of burglary are classified by level of:

2. Which of the following statements is true regarding the 2012 FBI statistics on burglaries?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Burglary is a crime involving the unlawful breaking into a home or other structure. This quiz and worksheet combo will ask you specific multiple choice questions about the varying degrees of the crime and the statistics regarding burglaries.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • What the other term for burglary is
  • How the different degrees of burglary are classified
  • The statistical trend of burglary over time

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on burglary degrees and statistics
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what burglary is and how the statistics have been trending over the years
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how the various degrees of burglary are classified

Additional Learning

To learn more about a specific crime related to breaking and entering, review the corresponding lesson on burglary degrees and statistics. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Defines what burglary is
  • Examines the various unlawful degrees of burglary
  • Explores the statistics of the crime
  • Concludes that while the burglary crime rate is going down, it is still prevalent