Detective fiction

Charline DAVID
Quiz by Charline DAVID, updated more than 1 year ago
Charline DAVID
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vocabulary of detective fiction, gap-fill exercise

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Question 1

Question
The detective [blank_start]fiction[blank_end] was born in the mid 19th century. In the 1920s, the detective story became very [blank_start]popular[blank_end]. It followed very definite rules: - The scene was set in a [blank_start]closed[blank_end] space (a train, a [blank_start]manor[blank_end], etc...) - There was a [blank_start]murder[blank_end], a restricted number of [blank_start]suspects[blank_end], a detective leading the [blank_start]investigation[blank_end], the final unveiling of the [blank_start]enigma[blank_end]. In the US, the "Hard-boiled" fiction appeared in the mid 20s. [blank_start]Thrillers[blank_end] depicted the reality of American city life (crime, violence, [blank_start]corruption[blank_end], and vice). A new type of detective was born: the private [blank_start]eye[blank_end], or private detective, who is tough, [blank_start]unscrupulous[blank_end], and sometimes violent.
Answer
  • fiction
  • writing
  • popular
  • known
  • closed
  • close
  • manor
  • minor
  • murder
  • murter
  • suspects
  • culprits
  • investigation
  • survey
  • enigma
  • myth
  • Thrillers
  • Billy Jean
  • corruption
  • charities
  • eye
  • ear
  • unscrupulous
  • scrupulous

Question 2

Question
1. The judge said it was a very serious crime, and sentenced her to sixteen years in prison -> Le [blank_start]juge[blank_end] dit que c'était un crime très [blank_start]grave[blank_end] et la [blank_start]condamna[blank_end] à seize ans de prison. 2. The defendant had a right to a fair trial. -> L'[blank_start]accusé[blank_end] a droit à un [blank_start]procès[blank_end] équitable. 3. 58% of prisoners are in jail for non violent crimes. -> 58% des [blank_start]prisonniers[blank_end] sont en prison pour des crimes [blank_start]non violents[blank_end]. 4. If he is convicted, the judge may give him the death penalty. -> S'il est [blank_start]jugé coupable[blank_end], le juge pourrait le [blank_start]condamner[blank_end] à la [blank_start]peine de mort[blank_end]. 5. He escaped in October 1938 and took refuge in Britain. -> Il s'[blank_start]évada[blank_end] en octobre 1938 et trouva [blank_start]refuge[blank_end] en Grande Bretagne. 6. Jurors were unable to reach a verdict after deliberating four hours. -> Les [blank_start]jurés[blank_end] furent incapables de rendre un [blank_start]verdict[blank_end] après quatre heures de [blank_start]délibérations[blank_end].
Answer
  • juge
  • grave
  • condamna
  • accusé
  • procès
  • prisonniers
  • non violents
  • jugé coupable
  • condamner
  • peine de mort
  • évada
  • refuge
  • jurés
  • verdict
  • délibérations

Question 3

Question
Which question would a suspect NOT ask?
Answer
  • Have I done something wrong?
  • Does this belong to you?
  • Can I call a lawyer?
  • Where are you taking me?
  • Can I make a phone call?

Question 4

Question
Which question would the police NOT ask?
Answer
  • Are you carrying any illegal drugs?
  • What are my rights?
  • Whose car is this?
  • Where were you at eight last night?

Question 5

Question
Which sentence would a police officer NOT say.
Answer
  • You are under arrest.
  • Put your hands on your head.
  • I am taking you to the police station.
  • You will have to pay a fine for this.
  • I will give you a warning this time.
  • I'm going to write a letter to your mom.
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