Forensic Anthropologist Web License Quiz

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Forensic Anthropologist Web License Quiz

Quiz to be licensed as a web forensic anthropologist!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You can tell the age of a skeleton by looking at the:
    • A. 

      Length of the femur

    • B. 

      Shape of the pelvis

    • C. 

      Number of fused bones

  • 2. 
    In general, a female skeleton will have a pelvis that is:
    • A. 

      Wider

    • B. 

      Narrower

  • 3. 
    Which bone is most commonly used to determine the height of the deceased?
    • A. 

      Humerus

    • B. 

      Sternum 

    • C. 

      Femur

    • D. 

      Clavicle

  • 4. 
    You can tell if a person is right or left handed from their bones.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Wearing at joints at certain points on the skeleton can give you clues about the person's:
    • A. 

      Height

    • B. 

      Gender

    • C. 

      Race

    • D. 

      Weight

  • 6. 
    The sciatic notch is located:
    • A. 

      Between pelvic bones

    • B. 

      On the back of the skull

    • C. 

      Under the jaw

  • 7. 
    Which one do If a forensic anthropologist uses his thumb to check the width of a notch on the pelvis, he is trying to identify the:you like?
    • A. 

      Age

    • B. 

      Gender

    • C. 

      Weight

  • 8. 
    The sagittal suture in the skull can be investigated to determine:
    • A. 

      Age

    • B. 

      Gender

    • C. 

      Race

  • 9. 
    A forensic entomologist would study what on the corpse?
    • A. 

      Finger bones

    • B. 

      Insects

    • C. 

      Blood

  • 10. 
    Compared to a male, the jaw of a female is:
    • A. 

      Round

    • B. 

      Square

    • C. 

      Flat

  • 11. 
    The skull of an African-American would likely have a _____ eye orbital than a Caucasian.
    • A. 

      Wider

    • B. 

      Narrower

  • 12. 
    The field of science that would be involved in identifying skeletal remains is called:
    • A. 

      Reconstruction anatomy

    • B. 

      Forensic anthropology

    • C. 

      Physiology