Forensic Science And Profiling - Qp6

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Forensic Science Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    One of the earliest recorded cases involving arsenic was in France, and the villain was the Marquise de Brinvillers, whose known victims totalled over a hundred.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Toxins found in the ______ block the production of DNA, which causes cell death, attacking the liver and kidneys.
    • A. 

      Death cap

    • B. 

      Morphine

  • 3. 
    Cyanide is a vegetable poison that can be distilled from any of the following: the stones of peaches, plums, apricots and cherries, as well as the leaves of the laurel plant.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    When a small amount of morphine is taken/given, the breathing can become laboured and shallow, leading to a comatose state with sweating and possible convulsions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    In cases of assisted suicide where terminal illness is present, morphine is often the drug used.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    People with Munchausen’s syndrome create the symptoms of illness, either in themselves or in another person.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Diagnosis of Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome  is very difficult, but could involve some of the following: (Select five)
    • A. 

      Option1• a child who has multiple medical problems that don’t respond to treatment or that follow a persistent and puzzling course

    • B. 

      Physical or laboratory findings that are highly unusual, don’t correspond with the child’s medical history, or are physically or clinically impossible

    • C. 

      Long-term symptoms that tend to stop or improve when the victim is not with the perpetrator

    • D. 

      A parent or caregiver who isn’t reassured by ‘good news’ when test results find no medical problems, but continues to believe that the child is ill and may ‘doctor shop’ to find a professional who believes them

    • E. 

      A parent or caregiver who appears to be medically knowledgeable or fascinated with medical details or seems to enjoy the hospital environment and attention the sick child receives

    • F. 

      A parent or caregiver who’s overly supportive and encouraging of the doctor, or one who is angry and demands further intervention, more procedures, second opinions, or transfers to more sophisticated facilities.

  • 8. 
    Pethidine produces horrendous pain and symptoms with the victim suffering stomach cramps and contorting their bodies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Hemoglobin is a protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen. A blood test can tell how much hemoglobin you have in your blood.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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