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Strict Liability: Definition, Crimes & Examples

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What differentiates strict liability crimes from other categories of crimes?

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1. Which of the following are generally treated as strict liability crimes?

2. What is a mens rea?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your knowledge of crimes that are strict liability. In addition to this subject, you will also be quizzed on the definition of statutory rape and mens rea.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to test yourself on the following topics:

  • Difference between strict liability crimes and other crimes
  • Crimes that are treated as strict liability crimes
  • Mens rea
  • Statutory rape
  • Example of strict liability crime

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related strict liability lesson
  • Defining key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as mens rea and statutory rape
  • Distinguishing differences- compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as strict liability crimes and other crimes

Additional Learning

To learn more about strict liability, review the accompanying lesson on Strict Liability: Definition, Crimes & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify what strict liability is and the criteria needed
  • Review what mens rea is and how strict liability crimes differ from other types of crime
  • Learn about the different types of crime that are typically strict liability in nature
  • Apply knowledge of lesson to examples of strict liability crimes
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