General Intent Crimes: Definition & Examples


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What is the definition of a general intent crime?

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1. Which one of the crimes below are general intent?

2. Why is rape a general intent crime?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What happens during a general intent crime? Assess your knowledge of these crimes, like rape, by using the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Using these assessments, you can test your knowledge of:

  • Type of murder that would be general intent
  • Crimes that are considered general intent
  • The meaning of a general intent crime
  • Why rape is considered a general intent crime

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why rape is considered a general intent crime and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on general intent crimes
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about crimes that are considered general intent

Additional Learning

If you would like to review more topics, use the lesson called General Intent Crimes: Definition & Examples. Thanks to this lesson, you can cover more about:

  • The differences between general and specific intent crimes
  • An example of a specific intent crime
  • Characteristics of general intent crimes