A Quiz On Forensic Science

10 Questions
A Quiz On Forensic Science

Forensic Science is a very interesting branch of science. It deals with finding and exploring suspected items on crime scenes to find incriminating evidence. So activate your inner Sherlock Holmes, wrap around your scarf and pack your equipment and take this quiz as a preparation for your endeavors.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    There are 4 types of finger prints, what are they?
    • A. 

      Arch, Whorl. Common, Loop

    • B. 

      Loop, Composite, Whorl, Bridge

    • C. 

      Common, Loop, Arch, Spiral

    • D. 

      Composite, Arch, Whorl, Loop

  • 2. 
    What is the most common finger print in the UK?
    • A. 

      Whorl

    • B. 

      Arch

    • C. 

      Loop

    • D. 

      Composite (mixture)

  • 3. 
    What leaves a fingerprint behind?
    • A. 

      Dust

    • B. 

      Oils

    • C. 

      Dirt

  • 4. 
    What can footprint impressions be ruined by?
    • A. 

      Rain, snow and thunder.

    • B. 

      Rain, wind and animals.

    • C. 

      Wind, rain and air.

  • 5. 
    What are the main things we can see from a footprint?
    • A. 

      Make of shoe, colour of shoe, gender type.

    • B. 

      Make of shoe, size of shoe, colour of shoe.

    • C. 

      Weight of owner, make of shoe, size of shoe.

    • D. 

      Weight of owner, colour of shoe.

  • 6. 
    How do you provide permenant evidence?
    • A. 

      Draw it.

    • B. 

      Paint it.

    • C. 

      Video it.

    • D. 

      Photograph it.

    • E. 

      Don't do anything.

  • 7. 
    What do you use to make a cast?
    • A. 

      Plaster of Paris.

    • B. 

      Playdough.

    • C. 

      Cement.

    • D. 

      Nothing, you photograph it.

    • E. 

      Dig it up.

  • 8. 
    How does the electrostatic print work?
    • A. 

      All of the dust stick onto the peice of paper.

    • B. 

      All of the dust sticks to the black plastic and foil.

  • 9. 
    What does the SOCO do?
    • A. 

      Analysis the evidence.

    • B. 

      Uses the evidence to do the conviction.

    • C. 

      Records the scene.

  • 10. 
    Why do SOCOs have to wear protective clothing?
    • A. 

      To look good.

    • B. 

      To protect the scene.

    • C. 

      So they are waterproof.