Burglary & Home Invasion: Definition & Differences


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A burglary occurs when _____.

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A home invasion occurs when _____.

I. someone forcibly enters a home with an occupant inside

II. someone forcibly enters a home and stays there when they find out someone is inside

III. someone forcibly enters a home and stays there, waiting for the owner to return home

2. Which of the following is TRUE?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can test what you know about the differences between burglary and home invasion when you utilize this quiz/worksheet combo. Topics include a description of a burglary and an explanation of a home invasion.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on these areas:

  • A true statement about a burglary
  • Main difference between a burglary and a home invasion
  • Important element of a home invasion

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast a burglary and a home invasion
  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can accurately define a home invasion and a burglary
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding one of the main facets of a home invasion

Additional Learning

Explore criminal offenses with the lesson named Burglary & Home Invasion: Definition & Differences. The following topics are included:

  • Burglary example
  • Entering a home with a dangerous weapon
  • Legal consequences