What Is Parental Kidnapping? - Definition, Laws & Statistics


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Which of the following BEST describes parental kidnapping?

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1. Which of the following is true of parental kidnapping?

2. What is the name of the federal law applicable to international parental kidnappings?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of parental kidnapping. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the definition of parental kidnapping and its relationship to the AMBER Alert system.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you'll be tested on:

  • Definition of parental kidnapping
  • Federal law that parental kidnapping falls under
  • Purpose of the AMBER Alert system

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 parental kidnapping
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about when parental kidnapping is most common
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding statistics related to parental kidnapping

Additional Learning

To learn more about parental kidnapping, review the accompanying lesson called What is Parental Kidnapping? - Definition, Laws & Statistics. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the laws and penalties regarding parental kidnapping
  • Know the definition of parental kidnapping
  • Understand the history and purpose of the AMBER Alert system
  • Learn important statistics regarding kidnapping