# Fingerprint Classification

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Fingerprint Classification Quiz

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 1 Of all the fingerprints the most common print is loop.  Of these loops 95% of them are ___.
 B. Arch
 C. Ulnar
 2 ___ loops enters and exits toward the little finger.
 B. Arch
 C. Ulnar
 3 A __ may be defined as that part of a recurving ridge between the shoulders of a loop.
 A. Delta
 B. Appendages
 C. Sufficient recurve
 D. None of the above
 4 A ___ the ridges enter on one side of the impression and flow or tend to flow out the other with a rise or wave in the center.
 A. Loop
 B. Plain Arch
 C. Tented Arch
 5 A _____ is the forking or dividing of one line into two or more branches.
 A. Divergences
 B. Line Types
 C. Bifurcations
 6 In ___ most ridges enter upon one side of the impression and flow or tend to flow out upon the other side.
 A. Loop
 B. Plain Arch
 C. Tented Arch
 7 There are ____ number of patterns and ___ number of sub-patterns.
 A. 3 patterns and 8 sub-patterns
 B. 4 patterns and 3 sub-patterns
 C. 8 patterns and 3 sub-patterns
 8 Within the pattern areas of loops and whorls are enclosed the _____ which are used to classify them.
 A. Focal Points
 B. Angles
 C. Type Lines
 9 ____ are never formed by a single ridge but by the abutting of one ridge against another.
 A. Bifurcations
 B. Angles
 C. Divergences
 10 Angles can be used as type lines.
 A. True
 B. False
 11 The ____ is that point on a ridge at or in front of the nearest the center of the divergence of the type lines.
 A. Angles
 B. Focal Points
 C. Delta
 D. None of the above
 12 A ___ is the spreading apart of two lines which have been running parallel or nearly parallel.
 A. Divergences
 B. Bifurcation
 C. Pattern Area
 13 ___ loops enters and exits toward the thumb.
 B. Arch
 C. Ulnar
 14 Select all the essentials of a loop.
 A. A core
 B. A sufficient recurve
 C. A delta
 D. A ridge count
 E. Appendages
 15 The ___ is the approximate center of the finger impression.
 A. Focal Point
 B. Delta
 C. Core
 D. None of the above
 16 _____ may be defined as two innermost ridges which start parallel, diverge, and surround or tend to surround the pattern area.
 A. Pattern Lines
 B. Type Lines
 C. Long Lines
 17 In regards to type lines when there is a definite break the ridge immediately _____ of it is considered its continuation.
 A. Inside
 B. Outside
 C. Beside
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