Test Your Knowledge: Quick Questions About Crime

In 2020, which state had the highest rate of aggravated assault?
Answer: New Mexico

As of March 2021, the worst mass shooting in the U.S. occurred where?
Answer: The Las Vegas Strip

As of 2020, the city with the most significant number of violent crimes per 100,000 residents in the U.S. is?
Answer: Memphis, TN

In 2020, what percentage of violent crime was reported to the police?
Answer: 40 percent

Murder victims are most often killed by what weapon?
Answer: Handguns

What is the most common type of crime in the U.S?
Answer: Property crime

In what city were there more robberies per 100,000 people than anywhere else as of 2020?
Answer: The District of Columbia

The state with the highest number of rapes per 100,000 people is?
Answer: Alaska

What is the safest state in the U.S. when it comes to reported violent crime per 100,000 people?
Answer: Maine

What state in the U.S. has the lowest murder rate?
Answer: New Hampshire

In 2020, the state with the highest number of car thefts was?
Answer: Colorado

From 1982 to 2021, the number of mass shootings in the U.S. was committed by what racial or ethnic group?
Answer: White

The religion most targeted by hate crimes in the U.S. is?
Judaism

Source: Statista

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