Mid-term Exam Practice - A2 Forensic Science

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Forensic Science Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    SECTION 1 – 10 question objectiveWhat is the study and practice of Forensics, by definition? 
    • A. 

      The application of science to law

    • B. 

      The application of science to archaeology

    • C. 

      The application of science to crime

  • 2. 
    Who is the father of Forensic toxicology? 
    • A. 

      Alphonse Bertillion

    • B. 

      Hans Gross

    • C. 

      Mathieu Orfila

    • D. 

      Francis Galton

  • 3. 
    Who developed the first systematic means of personal identification?
    • A. 

      Hans Gross

    • B. 

      Alphonse Bertillion

    • C. 

      Leon Lattes

    • D. 

      Francis Galton

  • 4. 
    Who was the first study and publish work suggesting fingerprints as an effective means of personal identification?
    • A. 

      Hans Gross

    • B. 

      William West

    • C. 

      Francis Galton

    • D. 

      Calvin Goddard

  • 5. 
    Who first developed an effective method of determining blood type from dried up blood stains and splatter?
    • A. 

      Hans Gross

    • B. 

      Francis Galton

    • C. 

      Calvin Goddard

    • D. 

      Leon Lattes

  • 6. 
    Who was the first to use a comparison microscope to link bullet to gun scientifically?
    • A. 

      Francis Galton

    • B. 

      Calvin Goddard

    • C. 

      Hans Gross

    • D. 

      Leon Lattes

  • 7. 
    Who was it that developed the fundamental principles of document authenticity evaluation? 
    • A. 

      Hans Gross

    • B. 

      Francis Galton

    • C. 

      Calvin Goddard

    • D. 

      Albert Osborn

  • 8. 
    The father of modern day criminalistics is a man who first wrote a treatise linking scientific analysis to criminal investigations, who is this man? Who was the man who then applied his principles in a crime lab?
    • A. 

      Goddard, Calvin

    • B. 

      Gross, Lattes

    • C. 

      Gross, Locard

  • 9. 
    Who first used microscopy and other analytical methodology to examine evidence?
    • A. 

      Francis Galton

    • B. 

      Alphonse Bertellion

    • C. 

      Calvin Goddard

    • D. 

      Walter McCrone

  • 10. 
    Two objects collide and trace particles of both are left on the opposing. Is this necessarily true? Which principle provides insight into the validity of the above statement? 
    • A. 

      Yes - Locard's Exchange Principle

    • B. 

      No - Locard's Exchange Principle

    • C. 

      Yes - Gross's Principle of Contact

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