Forensic Science And Profiling - Qp2

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Forensic Science And Profiling - Qp2

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The word ‘forensic’ originates from the Italian forensis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    By examining various crimes and crime scenes we can determine the role of forensics and profiling.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The five nucleotides are composed of the following parts: (Select two)
    • A. 

      A six-carbon sugar

    • B. 

      A base with a nitrogen (N) atom

    • C. 

      An ion of phosphoric acid

  • 4. 
    ______ – James Watson and Francis Crick were the scientists who discovered DNA’s double helix and effectively cracked the genetic code.
    • A. 

      1920

    • B. 

      1944

    • C. 

      1953

    • D. 

      1987

  • 5. 
    DNA is an abbreviation for Deoxyribonucleic Acid.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Amplified DNA is the method developed to prove a relationship between individuals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Mishandling of evidence at a crime scene can cause contamination of DNA.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Mitochondrial DNA is the paternal DNA.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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