Inchoate Crimes: Definition & Examples


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What best describes an inchoate crime?

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1. What is solicitation?

2. Which answer best describes 'attempt to commit a crime'?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The concept of inchoate crime concerns a range of criminal activity, and together this quiz and worksheet will help you grasp the legal elements of such offenses.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These five-question assessments on inchoate crimes will test you on:

  • What makes a crime inchoate
  • Attempted crimes
  • The concept of mens rea
  • Conspiracy vs. solicitation of a crime

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet will measure these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related criminal justice lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as conspiracy, solicitation, and mens rea
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about types of inchoate crimes

Additional Learning

Take some time to review the lesson, titled Inchoate Crimes: Definition & Examples, to solidify your comprehension of the material. These objectives will be covered in this lesson:

  • Identify examples of inchoate crimes
  • Understand the criminality of attempted acts
  • Discover how these types of crimes are treated in the legal system
  • Learn from example scenarios