English Vocabulary Exercises - Crime & the Law - Exercise 2-4

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. When people are in a car accident, they usually _______________ the other driver of being at fault.
2. Slavery was _______________ in United States territories in June of 1862.
3. The suspect's _______________ was admitted as evidence in court.
4. Police are watching a _______________ who has been bothering women in the area over the last few weeks.
5. The biggest bank _______________ in history occurred on January 22, 1976, when men stole $50 million from a British bank in the Middle East.
6. In ancient Egypt, killing a cat was a crime _______________ by death.
7. There is currently no scientific _______________ to support the suggestion that dolphins are more intelligent than humans.
8. The thief _______________ his victim with a golf club before stealing her purse and all her jewellery.
9. Soldiers _______________ the enemy's position, and captured over 50 prisoners.
10. The young boy who was beaten up was _______________ caught stealing from his classmates.
11. Does _______________ prevent crime or does it simply act as a school for criminals?
12. The parents of the missing child are cooperating with the _______________ in the hopes of getting their son back unharmed.
13. No matter how much evidence there is, Peter will never _______________ that he is wrong.
14. Police chased a _______________ car at speeds of up to 100 km/h through the city centre.