Question: In 2008, Ingrid Betancourt was released after being held captive by FARC guerillas for 6 years. Where do FARC operate?
Question: In what year did convicted murderess Ruth Ellis infamously become the last woman to be hanged in Britain?
Question: Who was arrested in public toilets on Hampstead Heath in September 2008 for possession of Classes A and C drugs?
Answer: George Michael
Question: Whose unjust hanging eventually caused the British parliament to abolish capital punishment?
Answer: Timothy Evans
Question: What name was given to the serial murderer who terrorised the Whitechapel area of London in the late 1880s?
Answer: Jack the Ripper
Question: Who did Leon Czolgosz assassinate in the first half of the 20th century?
Answer: President McKinley
Question: Who killed John Lennon?
Answer: Mark Chapman
Question: Who did John Hinckley try to kill in the '80s?
Answer: Ronald Reagan
Question: How old was Lee Harvey Oswald when he allegedly shot JFK?
Question: Which US President was assassinated in 1865 by John Wilkes Booth?
Answer: Abraham Lincoln
Infamous Trials Trivia
Question: When O.J.Simpson was convicted of armed robbery in 2008, it was 13 years to the day that he'd been acquitted for what?
Question: How many people in total died when Karst Tates attempted an attack, in his car, on the Dutch Royal Family in 2009?
Question: The body of which alleged assassin was exhumed in October 1981, for confirmation of identity?
Answer: Lee Harvey Oswald
Question: The last person to be burned at the stake in Britain was Christian Murphy in 1789. What was her crime?
Answer: Forging coins
Question: Which country's Prime Minister was shot dead in 1986 whilst walking home from the theater?
Question: For what crime were the Tolpuddle Martyrs convicted?
Answer: Taking an illegal oath
Question: Where is the present HQ of Interpol?
Question: In 1973, which Royal escaped a kidnap attempt in the Mall?
Answer: Princess Anne
Question: In which city did Al Capone establish his criminal organization?
Question: On what charges was Lord Haw Haw tried at the end of WWII?
Criminals & Scandals Trivia
Question: Which elder statesman of pop wrote the book 'Inside Information' telling of his time spent in Pentonville?
Answer: Hugh Cornwell
Question: Following a 2008 Crimewatch appeal, Paul Hutchinson was charged with a murder that took place how many years previously?
Question: Now generally known as 'Jack the Ripper', how was the mass murderer known at the time of his crimes?
Answer: Whitechapel Murderer
Question: What was the surname of Alexander, the former spy who was murdered in London in late 2006?
Question: What profession was Harold Shipman, convicted of 15 murders but probably guilty of about 250?
Question: In August 2009, what charges was Emmerdale star Lewis Linford cleared of?
Answer: Sexual assault
Question: In the UK, what percentage of crimes are committed by men?
Question: How were the notorious Andreas and Ulrike better known in the 1970s?
Question: Which outlaw's trademark was a homemade metal helmet?
Answer: Ned Kelly
Question: Which real-life criminal is portrayed by Johnny Depp in the 2009 movie 'Public Enemies'?
Answer: John Dillinger
Terrorist Organizations Trivia
Question: In 2009, 11 members of the notorious Gooch Gang were found guilty of various. Where were they based?
Question: In which city did Radovan Karadzic face trial in the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in 2008?
Answer: The Hague
Question: Which serial killer claimed he was commanded to kill by a demon that possessed his Neighbor's dog?
Answer: David Berkowitz
Question: Which group claimed responsibility for the bombing of the Danish Embassy in Pakistan citing a cartoon as the reason?
Question: In March 2009, which country saw a 17-year-old shoot dead 15 pupils and teachers at his former school?
Historical Crime Trivia
Question: In recent years, which criminal activity has been prevalent around the African country of Somalia?
Question: In 2009, which former Olympic champion was sentenced to 4 years for fraud and money laundering?
Answer: Tim Montgomery
Question: What's the name of the woman who was held captive by her father for 24 years in a concealed basement in Austria?
Question: With which infamous news story of the 20th century are the names Bernard Barker and Frank Sturgis linked?
Answer: Watergate scandal
Question: What's the name of the son of Ryan O'Neal and Farrah Fawcett Majors who was arrested in 2008 on drug charges?
Answer: Redmond O'Neal
Criminal Personalities Trivia
Question: Which murderer was the first to be caught by the use of ship-to-shore telegraph?
Answer: Dr Crippen
Question: Who is the most sued man in English legal history?
Answer: Ian Hislop
Question: In 1943, which Hollywood actor was charged with and acquitted of three counts of rape?
Answer: Errol Flynn
Question: Who was arrested in Miami in 1969 for allegedly exposing himself on stage?
Answer: Jim Morrison
Question: Which serial killer led a commune which called itself 'The Family'?
Answer: Charles Manson
Question: In which scandal of the 20th century were Bob Haldman and John Ehrlichman involved?
Question: In which country saw its Prime Minister kidnapped and murdered by terrorists in 1978?
Question: In the '70s, whose downfall did the Watergate scandal ultimately bring about?
Answer: Richard Nixon
Question: Who was Vice President of the US when the Watergate Scandal was uncovered?
Answer: Gerald Ford
Question: Which former Olympic gymnastics champion was convicted of shoplifting in 2002?
Answer: Olga Korbut