Test Answers on forensics

Criminalistics: Chapter 14 Forensic Serology

Type 1. Karl Landsteiner discovered that blood can be classified by its False 2. True or False: No two individuals, except for identical twins, can be expected to have the same combination of blood types or antigens. Plasma 3. is the fluid portion of unclotted blood Serum 4. The liquid that separates from the blood […]

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Forensic Test 2

Which microscope plots an absorption spectrum of the item under examination? microspectrophotometer When forensically comparing hair, it is important to have a representative (or standard) sample to compare against. For head hair, ho many hairs should be collected for a representative sample Fifty full-length hairs from all areas of the scalp automobile paints are generally […]

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Forensic Science Segment 2

What is the crossing out or overwriting of original material to make it unreadable? Obliteration What might law enforcement do to reduce attempts at deception when gaining a handwriting sample? Have the material contain some of the same words and phrases as the questioned document. What element can influence our handwriting? The way we hold […]

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HOSA Forensic Medicine 2016

Adipocere Wax that forms on a dead body Anatomic pathology Analysis of tissue samples Aneurysm Weakening of the wall of an artery Anoxia Without oxygen Archnoid Web-like membrane around the brain Arteriosclerosis Hardening of the arteries Asphyxia Lack of oxygen in the body Autolysis Breakdown of organs in a dead body Cadaveric spasm The muscles […]

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Forensic Bio Unit 1

What are the key questions that must be answered at each crime scene? WHO was the victim/intended victim, perp & witnesses WHAT were the events that led up to the crime, motive, modus operandi, tools, objects removed from scene WHEN did crime occur, key events that led up to crime WHERE did crime occur, perp […]

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Unit 4 – Forensics (Fingerprinting)

Patent Fingerprints Visible fingerprints that are left on a smooth surface when blood, ink, or some other liquid comes in contact with the hands and is then transferred to that surface Plastic Fingerprints Actual indentations left in some soft material such as clay, putty, or wax Latent Fingerprints Surface fingerprints that are caused by the […]

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Forensics Counterfeit

An imitation that is made with the intent to deceptively represent its content or origins; most frequently described forged money or documents Counterfeit What is one of the oldest crimes in history? Counterfeit How did the Europeans counterfeited wampum in which led to inflation and the devaluing type of currency? Iron tools Why was the […]

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Forensic Science Chapter 2

recognize, document, and collect evidence at the scene of a crime list three goals of a crime scene investigator when a person comes into contact with an object or another person, a cross-transfer of physical evidence can occur. summarize locards exchange principle hair, fingerprints, soil, blood, paint chips, glass list at least 4 examples of […]

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chapter 1 and 2 forensic definition

Analytical skills Ability to identify a concept or problem Deductive reasoning Deriving consequences from the facts Eyewitness a person who has seen someone or something and can communicate these facts Fact information that can be verified Forensic Relating to the application of scientific knowledge to legal questions Logical Conclusions drawn from assumptions and known facts […]

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Forensics: Paper Chromatography

In paper chromatography, which is the mobile phase? solvent In paper chromatography, which separates the components of the ink? Interactions with the filter paper slow the movements of various components of the ink differently. Which describes Rf ? the ratio of the distance of a spot to the distance of the solvent front Which solvent(s) […]

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Forensics Chapter 2

Physical Evidence Any object that can establish that a crime has or has not been commited or can link a crime and its victim or its perpetrator Photographing When ______________ a crime scene, the scene must be unaltered; take from all different angles Rough Sketch drawn at the crime scene, that contains an accurate depiction […]

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Forensics Fibers

What kind of evidence are fibers? class Do fibers have probative value? yes Fibers are made of twisted filaments Natural fibers can be classified as vegetable/cellulose, animal/protein, or mineral Name 3 synthetic fibers rayon,nylon,acetate What are synthetic fibers? Fibers that are synthesized or created from altered natural sources List 6 synthetic fibers rayon, nylon, acetate, […]

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Forensics Exam

A fact is a statement of information that can be verified True What we perceive about persons depends, in part, on their mannerisms and gestures True Through our senses of sight, taste, hearing, smell, and touch, we gather information every single moment about what is around us True Our emotional state influences our ability to […]

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Forensics Chapter 4

question Amorphous answer without a defined shape; fibers composed of loose arrangement of polymers that are soft, elastic, and absorbing (ex. cotton) question Crystalline answer regularly shaped; fibers composed of polymers packed side by side, which make it stiff and strong (ex. flax) question Direct Transfer answer the passing of evidence, such as a fiber, […]

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Forensic Science Test Questions

Forensic Science the application of science to the criminal and civil laws that are enforced by police agencies in a criminal justice system Mathieu Orfila Father of forensic toxicology. Alphonse Bertillon Father of criminal identification. Devised first scientific system of personal identification: anthropometry. System of taking body measurements.  Francis Galton Undertook first definitive study of […]

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Forensics-Exam 1 chapters 1-4

both criminal and civil laws Forensic science is the application of science to All of these Which area of science is involved in criminalistics? Doyle The fictional character of Sherlock Holmes was created by Orfilia Who is known as the “father of forensic toxicology”? Bertillon Who developed the system known as anthropometry? Galton Who undertook […]

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Forensic Science Vocab

question Autopsy answer The internal and external examination of a body after death. An autopsy is performed to confirm or determine the cause of death and establish other pre-death conditions, such as the type of food last consumed and the time it was consumed. question Ballistics answer The study of the motion of bullets and […]

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Forensic Odontology

question Odontology answer The science dealing with the teeth, their structure, development, and their diseases question Forensic Odontology answer -forensic medicine that deals with teeth and marks left by teeth (identifying criminal or remains of deceased person) -proper handling, examination and evaluation of dental evidence, which will be presented for the intent of justice -commonly […]

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Chapter 10 – Forensic Serology

question DNA answer abbreviation for Deoxyribonucleic Acid – the molecules carrying the body’s genetic information; DNA is double stranded in the shape of a double helix. question Plasma answer The fluid portion of unclotted blood question Erythrocyte answer A red blood cell. question Serum answer The liquid that separates from the blood when a clot […]

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Forensic Mid-Term Chapters 1-6 ~Stout

question A fact is a statement or information that can be verified answer True question Through our senses of sight, taste, hearing, smell, and touch, we gather info every single moment about what is around us answer True question The terms grid, linear, quadrant, zone, and spiral are typically used to describe answer Crime scene […]

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Forensics 2

question Gunshot residue is often analyzed using a microscope. typically the microscope has an x-ray attached to it so elemental composition can be determined. the microscope to do this is… a) microspectrophotometer b) stereoscopic microscope c) polarizing microscope d) scanning electron microscope answer d question which is not one of the five color tests discussed […]

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