Spying For Lying's Human Lie Detector Certification Evaluation Test

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Evaluation Quizzes & Trivia

Testing your abilities to examining behavioral clues in the context of nonverbal communication and behavioral psychology. Emotions, body language & gestures, and deception are all tested. To receive a certificate you must score a 90% or better and finish the quiz in 30 minutes or less.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which statement is more likely the truth?
    • A. 

      I did not do it.

    • B. 

      I didn't do it.

  • 2. 
    The hands and arms of a suspect are an excellent way to tell if someone is lying because liars gesture more often and use bigger gestures.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Touching of the face, neck or head can be a sign of deception?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    If you see a person shrug it is a sign of deception.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    If a person touches another while making a statement it is likely he is telling the truth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Someone who points a finger at another or straight up in the air is likely telling the truth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Pick the response that is most likely the said by someone telling the truth to this question:"Did you ever steal from your last job?"
    • A. 

      No, I think stealing from one's job is the worst thing you can do.

    • B. 

      Honestly, no.

    • C. 

      No

    • D. 

      God no.

    • E. 

      I find the question out of line and inappropriate.

  • 8. 
    Silence in a conversation is a sign of deceit.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What part of the body would we want to look at because it is the most honest part of the body.
    • A. 

      Head

    • B. 

      Arms

    • C. 

      Hands

    • D. 

      Feet

  • 10. 
    What gesture below does not mean the person is thinking.
    • A. 

      Placing their finger on their chin.

    • B. 

      Leaning forward and looking at the speaker.

    • C. 

      Placing their hand or finger on their temple.

    • D. 

      Resting their head in their hand, glazed look in eyes.

  • 11. 
    Blinking our eyes faster is a sign of...
    • A. 

      Is a sign of thinking.

    • B. 

      Is a sign of stress.

    • C. 

      Is a sign of boredom.

    • D. 

      Is a sign if indifference.

    • E. 

      Is a sign of hostility.

  • 12. 
    Tight lips are a indication of tension.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Pursing you lips could mean each of the following, except...
    • A. 

      A sign of disagreement.

    • B. 

      A sign of tension.

    • C. 

      Doesn't want to speak.

    • D. 

      Moving from one thought to another.

    • E. 

      Is a sign of boredom.

  • 14. 
    Showing open palms is a sign of honesty.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    When forming a steeple with their hands is a low confidence gesture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Studies have shown which is the best at detecting deception?
    • A. 

      Prisoners.

    • B. 

      Judges.

    • C. 

      Detectives.

    • D. 

      Poker Players.

    • E. 

      Social Workers.

  • 17. 
    What is the best indicator of a true smile?
    • A. 

      Head tilted while the corners of the mouth facing upwards.

    • B. 

      Leaning forward while the corners of the mouth pointing upward.

    • C. 

      Seeing the whites of the teeth while corners of mouth moving upwards.

    • D. 

      Eyes popping open, while the corners of the mouth point upward.

    • E. 

      Corners of the mouth point upwards with lines forming on the outside of the eyes.

  • 18. 
    Evaluate these 911 calls, which is the call where we should have the least amount of suspicion concerning having something to do with the "accident?"
    • A. 

      "Get an ambulance to 168 Birch. My friend's been shot!"

    • B. 

      "Yes, ma'am ... my, my son can't breathe."

    • C. 

      "My wife, she fell asleep in the bathtub, I think. I was downstairs, I just came up here and she was laying face down in the bathtub."

  • 19. 
    A woman whose children are missing tearfully told reporters, "My children wanted me. They needed me. And now I can't help them."There is nothing suspicious about this statement.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    BA woman has made a statement and is accusing a person she met at a party of rape.  Police have obtained the following short statement from the man describing the evening, "We talked at the party, we were hungry so we went out to dinner at a Mexican in the same strip center as the movie theater.  We had two pitchers of Margarettas, then walked over to the movie place.  We shared some popcorn and a drink and sat in the back row.  A couple of times during the movie we made out, touching and stuff. After the movie we were both tired so we went back to my place to sleep for the night.  We slept in my bed, and before we fell asleep I was touching her and kissed her, and it led to sex."Police have obtained the following short statement from the woman describing the evening, "I was out with friends at a party and met this guy.  We talked and he suggested we get something to eat.  I thought it would probably be a good idea since I had not eaten since lunch, so we went to a place a couple of blocks away.  At this place he orders a couple of pitchers.  After we were done we decided to go to this movie.  We kissed a couple of times during it, but nothing more. I was tired.  After the movie we go back to his place to crash, I live on the other side of campus, at least a mile away and didn't feel like walking home alone cause by this time it is after midnight.  I remember falling asleep in his bed, he is next to me but we aren't doing anything.  The next thing I know he has his hands all over and in me.  I tried to stop him but he already holding me down and then was on  top of me.  When he was done I got up and went to the bathroom and left without talking to him."
    • A. 

      There is nothing out of the ordinary with these statements and it is therefor inclusive to guilt or innocence. It is a he said- she said situation.

    • B. 

      I'm concerned about HIS statement and believe he may have committed rape.

    • C. 

      I'm concerned about HER statement and believe she may have false reported a crime.

  • 21. 
    Eye blocking is done because the person doesn't like what he or she is seeing?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    We point our feet in the direction we would like to travel and/or to things we like.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Whenever you see a microexpression it is a clear sign that a lie has been told?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Tilting a head to the side while listening is a sign of interest?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Dilated pupils is a sign of attraction and there are no other reasons (other than drug use or darken rooms) why your pupils would appear larger.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False