How Much Do You Know About These Notorious American Crimes?

Test Your Knowledge Of Some Of The Country's Worst Crimes.
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Question 1/12

dailymail.co.uk
The kidnapping and murder of this celebrity's baby has been described as the "crime of the century:"
Charlie Chaplin
Charles Lindbergh
Greta Garbo
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Question 2/12

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This man was convicted for a string of brutal murders that earned him the moniker, "the Boston Strangler:"
Albert DeSalvo
Richard Ramirez
John Wayne Gacy
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Question 3/12

dailymail.co.uk
One of the most famous unsolved murders in US history is that of Elizabeth Short, who became known as which of the following?
The Black Rose
The Midnight Orchid
The Black Dahlia
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Question 4/12

independent.co.uk
One of California's most famous unsolved mysteries is a string of murders committed by a man who later sent strange cryptograms to the police. He became known as the:
Zodiac Killer
Hillside Strangler
Highway Killer
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Question 5/12

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Although he was eventually sentenced to prison for a variety of crimes, his ability to escape prosecution for many years earned this man the nickname "the Teflon Don." Who was he?
John Gotti
Carlos Gambino
Al Capone
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Question 6/12

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This woman was convicted of killing seven men while working as a prostitute:
Aileen McGurk
Aileen Fischer
Aileen Wournos
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Question 7/12

biography.com
Though likely guilty of many violent crimes, this famous gangster was convicted of income tax evasion. Who was he?
Babyface Nelson
Al Capone
John Dillinger
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Question 8/12

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In 1963, three men attempted to kidnap the son of what famous singer?
Frank Sinatra
Bing Crosby
Mick Jagger
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Question 9/12

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In the early 1900s, this city was terrorized by the "Axeman," who butchered families in their sleep:
New York City
New Orleans
San Francisco
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Question 10/12

thecrimechronicles.com
This man, known as the Night Stalker, terrorized Los Angeles in the early 1980s:
Kenneth Bianchi
Richard Ramirez
Richard Guitierrez
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Question 11/12

tumblr.com
This man, who once worked as a clown, raped and murdered 33 men and boys, many of whom were buried in the crawl space under his house.
Jeffrey Dahmer
John Wayne Gacy
Ted Bundy
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Question 12/12

newsinc.com
The murder of this woman was heard or witnessed by at least a dozen people, but only one intervened. Who is she?
Tabitha Fluellen
Kitty Genoveses
Louise Donofrio
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No interest in criminals and killers? No worries. You probably sleep a lot better than the rest of us and have a much better outlook on life!

C+, You're No Crime Aficianado

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While you may not be a whiz on the subject of crimes, you're no slouch, either. And this is a bit disturbing.

B+, You Know Your Crimes

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You're an expert on the subject of crimes. And frankly, it's a little unnerving.

A+, Criminal Mastermind

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1
The kidnapping and murder of this celebrity's baby has been described as the "crime of the century:"
Charlie Chaplin
Charles Lindbergh
Greta Garbo
2
This man was convicted for a string of brutal murders that earned him the moniker, "the Boston Strangler:"
Albert DeSalvo
Richard Ramirez
John Wayne Gacy
3
One of the most famous unsolved murders in US history is that of Elizabeth Short, who became known as which of the following?
The Black Rose
The Midnight Orchid
The Black Dahlia
4
One of California's most famous unsolved mysteries is a string of murders committed by a man who later sent strange cryptograms to the police. He became known as the:
Zodiac Killer
Hillside Strangler
Highway Killer
5
Although he was eventually sentenced to prison for a variety of crimes, his ability to escape prosecution for many years earned this man the nickname "the Teflon Don." Who was he?
John Gotti
Carlos Gambino
Al Capone
6
This woman was convicted of killing seven men while working as a prostitute:
Aileen McGurk
Aileen Fischer
Aileen Wournos
7
Though likely guilty of many violent crimes, this famous gangster was convicted of income tax evasion. Who was he?
Babyface Nelson
Al Capone
John Dillinger
8
In 1963, three men attempted to kidnap the son of what famous singer?
Frank Sinatra
Bing Crosby
Mick Jagger
9
In the early 1900s, this city was terrorized by the "Axeman," who butchered families in their sleep:
New York City
New Orleans
San Francisco
10
This man, known as the Night Stalker, terrorized Los Angeles in the early 1980s:
Kenneth Bianchi
Richard Ramirez
Richard Guitierrez
11
This man, who once worked as a clown, raped and murdered 33 men and boys, many of whom were buried in the crawl space under his house.
Jeffrey Dahmer
John Wayne Gacy
Ted Bundy
12
The murder of this woman was heard or witnessed by at least a dozen people, but only one intervened. Who is she?
Tabitha Fluellen
Kitty Genoveses
Louise Donofrio