Forensics Final Study Guide

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Forensics Final Study Guide

Forensics Final Study Guide


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is dead reckoning?
    • A. 

      Making sure someone is dead by saying, I reckon that feller is dead.

    • B. 

      Blood splatter related technique.

    • C. 

      Etymology technique

    • D. 

      Anthropology technique

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 2. 
    Ligatures are a sign of
    • A. 

      Strangulation

    • B. 

      Suffocation

    • C. 

      Blunt trauma

    • D. 

      Biting

    • E. 

      Gun shot wound

  • 3. 
    What is a genotype?
  • 4. 
    What is the difference between heterozygous and homozygous?
  • 5. 
    What is a phenotype and give 3 examples.
  • 6. 
    What is the most common blood type?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      AB

    • C. 

      B

    • D. 

      O

  • 7. 
    What is the least common blood type
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      AB

    • D. 

      O

    • E. 

      Q

  • 8. 
    How many genotypes, phenotypes and alleles are there? (numbers)
  • 9. 
    What are Barr bodies?
  • 10. 
    KWhat are the steps for blood stain characteristics?
  • 11. 
    What are the three layers of the shaft?(pick 3)
    • A. 

      Medulla

    • B. 

      Melanin

    • C. 

      Cortex

    • D. 

      Cuticle

    • E. 

      Follicle

  • 12. 
    What are the 3 types of medulla?
  • 13. 
    What are the 5 medulla patterns?
  • 14. 
    What are the 6 types of hair?
  • 15. 
    What is the significance of hair in forensics?
  • 16. 
    What is the Neutron Activation Analysis?
  • 17. 
    What are the two groups of fiber and where are they found?
  • 18. 
    Name some forensic test for fiber?
  • 19. 
    What is the difference between coroner, medical examiner, and pathologist?
  • 20. 
    What are the 4 exceptions to having a search warrant?
  • 21. 
    What are the 5 stages of decomposition is order?
  • 22. 
    What is an autopsy?
  • 23. 
    What is sudden death?
  • 24. 
    What is probable cause?
  • 25. 
    What is an artifact?
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