Quiz: Forensic Science And Profiling Tricky Questions

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Quiz: Forensic Science And Profiling Tricky Questions

You are welcome to take these forensic science and profiling tricky questions. Forensic profiling is the study of trace evidence to develop information that can be used by police authorities. If you are a forensic scientist, you should be able to factor in everything you get at the scene to come up with a string theory on what happened. Take these tricky questions on forensic science and profiling to see how good you will be at your job.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The History of Forensic Science is said to have started with Archimedes (287-212 BC), better known as the individual who shouted out ‘Eureka,’ and now also known as the father of forensic science.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    In ______ missing teeth were used to identify the French Duke of Burgundy’s remains.
    • A. 

      1247

    • B. 

      1347

    • C. 

      1447

    • D. 

      1547

  • 3. 
    1803 – England instigated the first collection of criminal statistics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The M’Naghten/McNaughton Rules were devised to establish if insanity is the cause of the individual’s behaviour when a crime has been committed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    ______, an English Doctor, developed dry plate photography – this would replace M. Daguerre’s wet plate on tin method.
    • A. 

      Marsh

    • B. 

      Davy

    • C. 

      Goddard

    • D. 

      Maddox

  • 6. 
    The title of the Father of Criminology was awarded to Italian Cesare Lombroso (1836-1909) who in 1876 published the book L’Uomo Delinquente (The Criminal Man).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which of the following published papers pertaining to what we now call ballistics – the studying of firearms? (Select two)
    • A. 

      Goddard

    • B. 

      Meister

    • C. 

      Anderson

    • D. 

      Balthazard

  • 8. 
    In ______ the first Muslim autopsy took place in the Maldives.
    • A. 

      2005

    • B. 

      2006

    • C. 

      2007

    • D. 

      2008

  • 9. 
    ______ is the analysis of evidence collected from crime scenes in or around fresh-water sources.
    • A. 

      Forensic Meteorology

    • B. 

      Forensic Limnology

    • C. 

      Forensic Pathology

    • D. 

      Forensic Geology

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