What Are Felonies? - Definition, Types & Levels


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Which of the following best describes a felony?

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1. Which of the following is a type of a felony?

2. Which of the following is a felony crime?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessment tools will test your knowledge of the different types and levels of felonies. You'll be assessed on your understanding of crimes that constitute felonies and levels of punishment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following:

  • Definition of a felony
  • Relation between a felony's class and the punishment
  • Examples of felony crimes

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related criminal justice lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding felonies
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify a possible punishment for a felony

Additional Learning

To learn more about law, review the lesson What Are Felonies? - Definition, Types & Levels. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know the definition of a felony
  • Learn which crimes are felonies
  • Understand the different penalties for felonies
  • Differentiate types of felonies