Determining the Difference between Assault & Battery

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What is assault?

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1. Which of the following is battery?

2. Assault is sometimes referred to as _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See how much you know about the difference between assault and battery with this pair of study tools. Take this quiz and answer questions on topics like a description of assault and an explanation of battery.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Multiple-choice questions will test your knowledge of the following:

  • Another term for assault
  • Battery example
  • An assault that's not considered a battery

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can accurately define what batter is and recognize an example of it from a given list
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding another way of describing an assault
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast assault and battery

Additional Learning

You can learn more about these criminal offenses in the lesson called Determining the Difference between Assault & Battery. These topics will be considered:

  • State laws that differ with batteries and assaults
  • Charges for these offenses
  • An example involving a person swinging a bat
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