Crime's Effect on the Government


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Petty crime can most directly cause which of the following?

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1. Which of these is an example of corruption?

2. What is illegitimacy in government?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Government officials often view reducing crime as a top priority. On the quiz you'll be asked about examples and effects of different types of crime.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz questions focus on:

  • A result of petty crime
  • An example of corruption
  • Illegitimacy in government
  • The effects of petty crime on tax revenues

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as petty crime and corruption
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding crime's effect on government and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key terms - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as illegitimacy in government

Additional Learning

The lesson called Crime's Effect on Government takes a deeper look at this topic. The lesson is centered on the following objectives:

  • Describe the connection between crime and government legitimacy
  • Identify the consequences of allowing petty crimes to occur without punishment
  • Explain the potential results of government corruption