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Criminalistics: Chapter 14 Forensic Serology

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

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Forensic Test 2

question Which microscope plots an absorption spectrum of the item under examination? answer microspectrophotometer question 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 answer Fifty full-length hairs from all areas of the scalp […]

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Forensic Science Segment 2

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

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HOSA Forensic Medicine 2016

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

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Forensic Bio Unit 1

question What are the key questions that must be answered at each crime scene? answer 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 […]

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Unit 4 – Forensics (Fingerprinting)

question Patent Fingerprints answer 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 question Plastic Fingerprints answer Actual indentations left in some soft material such as clay, putty, or wax question Latent Fingerprints answer Surface […]

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Forensics Counterfeit

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

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Forensic Science Chapter 2

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

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chapter 1 and 2 forensic definition

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

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Forensics: Paper Chromatography

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

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Forensics Chapter 2

question Physical Evidence answer 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 question Photographing answer When ______________ a crime scene, the scene must be unaltered; take from all different angles question Rough Sketch answer drawn at the crime […]

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Forensics Fibers

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

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Forensics Exam

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

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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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