Street Crime vs. White-Collar Crime: Definitions & Examples


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Which of the following is NOT a form of street crime?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a form of white-collar crime?

2. Kidnapping is a:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the similarities and differences between white-collar crimes and street crimes. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include identifying examples of both types of crimes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you'll be tested on:

  • Examples of street crime and white-collar crime
  • Common characteristics of street and white-collar criminals

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on different types of crimes
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast white-collar criminals and street criminals
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key phrases, such as crimes against property and organized crime

Additional Learning

To learn more about white-collar crime and street crime, review the accompanying lesson entitled Street Crime vs. White-Collar Crime: Definitions & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the different kinds of street crimes
  • Learn about the different kinds of white-collar crimes
  • Define related terms, such as drug crimes and crimes against persons