Fingerprint Identification Knowledge Quiz

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Fingerprint Identification Knowledge Quiz - Quiz

As you already know, every person on this planet has unique fingerprints, meaning that one's prints will not be the same as others'. The whole process of identifying one's fingerprints against some already available data is called fingerprint identification. The whole definition sounds simple but is way more complicated. This quiz focuses on the whole process of the same.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What type of primary pattern of fingerprints is represented here?

    • A.

      Loop

    • B.

      Whorl

    • C.

      Arch

    • D.

      Accidental

    Correct Answer
    A. Loop
    Explanation
    Loops will start and end on the same side. Arches will go from one side of the finger to the other. Whorls will have a 360 degree.

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  • 2. 

    What type of primary pattern is represented here?

    • A.

      Loop

    • B.

      Whorl

    • C.

      Arch

    • D.

      Accidental

    Correct Answer
    B. Whorl
    Explanation
    The primary pattern represented here is a whorl. A whorl pattern is characterized by ridges that form a circular or spiral shape, with two deltas (triangular-shaped areas) located on either side of the pattern. This type of pattern is less common compared to loops and arches, and is typically found on the fingertips. Whorls can be further classified as plain whorls, central pocket loops, double loop whorls, and accidental whorls.

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  • 3. 

    What type of primary patter of fingerprints is represented here?

    • A.

      Loop

    • B.

      Whorl

    • C.

      Arch

    • D.

      Accidental

    Correct Answer
    C. Arch
    Explanation
    The type of primary pattern of fingerprints represented here is an arch.

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  • 4. 

    What secondary characteristic is indicated by the arrow?

    • A.

      Fork

    • B.

      Bridge

    • C.

      Island

    • D.

      Delta

    Correct Answer
    B. Bridge
    Explanation
    The arrow indicates a bridge, which is a secondary characteristic in this context. A bridge is a structure that connects two land masses or spans over a body of water, allowing for passage or transportation.

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  • 5. 

    What secondary characteristic (found in loops and whorls) is presented here?

    • A.

      Fork

    • B.

      Whorl

    • C.

      Bridge

    • D.

      Delta

    Correct Answer
    D. Delta
    Explanation
    A delta is a secondary characteristic found in loops and whorls. It is a triangular shaped pattern that appears when a ridge splits into two ridges and then comes back together to form one ridge. This pattern resembles the Greek letter delta (∆), which is why it is called a delta.

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  • 6. 

    What type of secondary pattern is indicated by the arrow?

    • A.

      Fork

    • B.

      Eye/Enclosure

    • C.

      Island

    • D.

      Bridge

    Correct Answer
    B. Eye/Enclosure
    Explanation
    Eye: An empty "pocket" caused by two ridge lines meeting and separating -forming an empty area.

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  • 7. 

    What secondary pattern is indicated by the arrow?

    • A.

      Core

    • B.

      Bridge

    • C.

      Crossover

    • D.

      Hook

    Correct Answer
    D. Hook
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Hook" because the arrow is indicating a secondary pattern, and a hook is a common type of secondary pattern in various contexts. A hook is a catchy or memorable element that captures the attention of the audience and keeps them engaged. It often appears towards the end of a piece of content and serves to leave a lasting impression.

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