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Vocabulary Reading: Crime 2


Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

Why was it a difficult case for the detective?
a.
He had known Matt personally.
c.
There was no suicide note.
b.
There were no fingerprints.
d.
There were no witnesses.
 

 2. 

What was the detective’s first clue?
a.
Matt had a police record for drug dealing.
c.
There were traces of drugs found on Matt’s body.
b.
The dogs smelled drugs on Matt.
d.
A witness reported the man waiting by the locker.
 

 3. 

What did the dogs follow?
a.
the train
c.
the drug dealers
b.
the scent of the drugs found on Matt
d.
the scent of a person found on the knife
 

 4. 

Why did the detective check the train schedule?
a.
The scent stopped at the train tracks.
c.
He needed to catch an express train to Hope.
b.
He had to be in Vancouver by 8:00 p.m.
d.
He wanted to know when the next train would arrive.
 

 5. 

Why did the police in Hope and Vancouver arrest all known drug dealers?
a.
They were fighting a war on drugs.
c.
All known drug dealers in these places were suspected of murder.
b.
It gave them a good reputation with the public.
d.
All of the drug dealers were involved in the crime of murdering Matt and his girlfriend.
 

 6. 

What circumstantial evidence did they find?
a.
One suspect had a photo of Matt.
c.
One suspect smoked the same cigarettes as Matt’s girlfriend.
b.
One suspect had known Matt since high school.
d.
One suspect had a check from Matt.
 

 7. 

Why did the suspect turn in his partner?
a.
He knew they had enough evidence to catch them anyway.
c.
If he got caught, he didn’t want to see his partner to go free.
b.
He hoped his prison time would be shorter if he helped the police.
d.
He believed the crime should be paid for.
 

 8. 

What happened to the two murderers?
a.
They were proven guilty and thrown into prison.
c.
They had to die for their crime.
b.
They got away with murder.
d.
They had to pay a high fine.
 
 
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