Hair Anatomy: Forensic Science Quiz!

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Hair Anatomy: Forensic Science Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Does this hair have nuclear DNA? If yes, which section(s)?
    • A. 

      Yes, it has nuclear DNA in A, B and C

    • B. 

      Yes, it has nuclear DNA in A.

    • C. 

      Yes, it has nuclear DNA in B

    • D. 

      Yes, it has nuclear DNA in C

    • E. 

      No, it does not have nuclear DNA

  • 2. 
    Which portion of the hair is the shaft?
    • A. 

      A is the hair shaft

    • B. 

      B is the hair shaft

    • C. 

      C is the hair shaft

  • 3. 
    Which of these structures are keratin? I: Nails II: Hair III: Feathers
    • A. 

      I, only

    • B. 

      II, only

    • C. 

      I and II, only

    • D. 

      I, II and III

  • 4. 
    Which portion is the hair shaft?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      D

    • D. 

      F

  • 5. 
    Look at this hair shaft. Which portion is the cuticle?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 6. 
    Which portion of the hair shaft is the medulla?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 7. 
    Which portion of the hair shaft is the cortex?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 8. 
    Toxicology can determine the drug timeline in hair. If the hair is 7 inches long, how many months can the toxicology evaluate?
    • A. 

      7 months

    • B. 

      3 1/2 months

    • C. 

      14 months

    • D. 

      7 years

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