What Is Larceny? - Definition, Types & Examples


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

Which of the following scenarios involves larceny?

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access

1. Which of the following could be considered a defense to the charge of larceny?

2. Generally, grand larceny involves which of the following?

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and accompanying worksheet help you measure your understanding of the different types of larceny and how a defendant might defend themselves against the charge. If you want to pass the quiz, you should be familiar with topics like the definition of grand larceny and examples of larceny.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Utilize these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Possible defense to the charge of larceny
  • Examples of larceny
  • Definition of grand larceny
  • Three categories of larceny
  • Larceny's classification as a felony or misdemeanor

Skills Practiced

Practice these skills when you complete the assessment resources:

  • Reading comprehension - verify that you draw the most important information about what constitutes as larceny from the related lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as grand larceny
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the classifications of larceny

Additional Learning

To learn more, check out the related lesson titled, What is Larceny? - Definition, Types & Examples. It covers these important objectives:

  • Recognize the different degrees of larceny
  • Understand how a larceny can be grand or petit
  • Identify examples of larceny
  • Explore the legal defenses against this charge