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1 Escapes From Alcatraz
This quiz is about escapes from Alcatraz. Some are famous and some are not. Alcatraz was considered 'the escape proof prison', but as you will see from this quiz, it most definitely was not escape proof. Good luck!
Very Difficult
20 Q
Sep 07 01
1803 plays
2 British Prisons and Notorious Criminals
A quiz on British prisons and "infamous" criminals and prisoners. The British penal system including many of the Victorian prisons and their history are all catered for here.
10 Q
Jan 08 09
564 plays
3 Jack Sheppard: 18th Century Criminal Escaper
The story of Jack Sheppard has inspired many authors. He had a relatively short criminal career, but at the time was more famous for his escapes.
10 Q
Feb 07 13
162 plays
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Last Updated Dec 03 14 3:21 PM

Some sample questions from this category:

* Who was the warden of Alcatraz from 1934 to 1948?
* On Monday, April 27, 1936, inmate no. 210-AZ tried to escape. What was his name?
* On Thursday, December 16, 1937, Theodore Cole (inmate no. 258-AZ) and an accomplice escaped. What was the name of his accomplice?
* On Tuesday, May 23, 1938, inmates Rufus Franklin (inmate no. 335-AZ), Thomas R. Limerick (inmate no. 263-AZ), and James C. Lucas (inmate no. 224-AZ) attempted to escape from the penitentary. What MAIN crime did all three have in common?
* On Friday, January 13, 1939, five prisoners escaped. What were their names?

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