Forensic Science Unit 1

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9th grade Forensic Science Quiz on Forensic Science Unit 1, created by Jennifer Tuxford on 10/12/2017.

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Question 1

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This person popularized physical detection methods in a crime scene and developed the character Sherlock Holmes.
Answer
  • Mathieu Orfila
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Alphonse Bertillon
  • Calvin Goddard

Question 2

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What is forensic science?
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  • The study of crime scenes.
  • The study of insects.
  • The building of body farms.
  • The application of science to those criminal and civil laws that are enforced by police agencies in a criminal justice system.

Question 3

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Who is Mathieu Orfila?
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  • Used a comparison microscope to determine if a bullet was fired from a specific gun
  • Conducted the first definitive study of fingerprints and their classification
  • Father of Forensic Toxicology
  • Popularized physical detection methods in a crime scene

Question 4

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Who is Edmond Locard?
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  • Was responsible for the acceptance of documents as scientific evidence by the courts
  • Stated that once contact is made between two surfaces a transfer of material(s) will occur
  • Used a comparison microscope to determine if a bullet was fired from a specific gun
  • Conducted the first definitive study of fingerprints and their classification

Question 5

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What does (OIC) stand for?
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  • Original incident cover
  • Optional Incident Container
  • Officer in common
  • Officer in charge

Question 6

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Who should have access to a crime scene?
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  • District attorney so he/she can build a criminal case
  • Only those people responsible for the immediate investigation of the crime, the securing of the crime scene, and the processing of the crime scene should be present
  • Immediate family members
  • Anyone who is interested, including news reporters

Question 7

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Select 3 things used to record a crime scene?
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  • Sketches
  • Friends
  • Photographs
  • Detailed notes
  • Word of mouth

Question 8

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A rough sketch should include which of the following 5 things?
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  • Location of objects by use of measurements
  • The possible location of where the perpetrator was
  • Identification of all items by use of identifying numbers or letters which match with the investigator’s evidence property log.
  • Where the Officer in Charge and other personnel are standing
  • All other important items of the crime scene
  • All recovered items of physical evidence
  • An overall view including the relationship of items to each other
  • Any additional furniture that would make the house look better

Question 9

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What is Locard's Principle?
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  • Holds that the perpetrator of a crime will bring something into the crime scene and leave with something from it, and that both can be used as forensic evidence
  • Holds that increasing the amount of detective stories will increase funding to Forensic Science research
  • States that the exact bullet fired can be matched through striations to the original firing gun
  • Proves that using DNA Fingerprinting, we can match the exact perpetrator to the crime

Question 10

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What are the 5 basics of crime scene processing?
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  • Put the scene on Instragram so witnesses will come forward
  • Interview witnesses
  • Discuss with friends and family
  • Examine
  • Sketch
  • Process
  • Describe to reporters
  • Photograph

Question 11

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What are the five basics of death?
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  • Time
  • Temperature
  • Meaning
  • Location
  • Manner
  • Cause
  • Mechanism

Question 12

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What does (MOD) stand for?
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  • Manner of Death
  • Mechanism of Death
  • Meaning of Death
  • Cause of Death

Question 13

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The specific body change that brought about cessation of life
Answer
  • Manner of Death
  • Cause of Death
  • Mechanism of Death
  • Meaning of Death

Question 14

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The following are symptoms of what: * RBC break down & spill contents * Hemoglobin turns purple when it spills * Purplish color visible wherever blood pools (lividity)
Answer
  • Livor Mortis
  • Algor Mortis
  • Rigor Mortis
  • Nothing

Question 15

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The use of the insects and other arthropods that feed on decaying remains to aid legal investigations, is known as:
Answer
  • Insectology
  • Entomology
  • Forensic Science
  • Crime Scene Investigation

Question 16

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What are the two major insects used in entomology?
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  • Flies and Beetles
  • Worms and Maggots
  • Spiders and Flies
  • Stink Bugs and Roaches

Question 17

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What is Postmortem Interval (PMI)?
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  • The amount of time a corpse was in a freezer
  • The time between when the body was attacked and when it died
  • The time between corpse discovery and delivery to the morgue
  • The time between death and corpse discovery

Question 18

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Forensic Entomology can be used to determine all of the following, except:
Answer
  • Postmortem Interval (PMI)
  • If the corpse was moved
  • Manner and Cause of Death
  • Association of Suspects with the Death Scene
  • Detection of toxins, drugs, or even the DNA of the victim through analysis of insect larvae.
  • How long a corpse was stored in a freezer

Question 19

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A forensic entomologist does all of the following, except:
Answer
  • Calculates the growth of the insects and passage through stages of the life cycle in laboratory
  • Identifies the immature insects
  • Compares the growth against weather conditions to estimate time of oviposition
  • Interviews witnesses
  • Determines the size and development of the insects

Question 20

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All of the following are part of the 5 Stages of Decomposition Fueled by Insect Activity, except:
Answer
  • Bloat
  • Fresh
  • Frozen
  • Decay
  • Dry (skeletal)
  • Post-decay

Question 21

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Finding a corpse in the woods that was kept in a freezer for some time would alter the Time of Death from the PMI (Post-Mortem Interval).
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 22

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The Post Mortem Interval is restricted to the time that the corpse or body has been exposed to an environment which would allow insect activity to begin.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 23

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A corpse swells due to gases produced by bacteria during the Fresh Stage of Decomposition.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 24

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What stage is this?
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  • Egg
  • Adult
  • Larva
  • Pupa

Question 25

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What stage is this?
Answer
  • Adult
  • Egg
  • Larva
  • Pupa

Question 26

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What stage is this?
Answer
  • Adult
  • Larva
  • Egg
  • Pupa

Question 27

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What stage is this?
Answer
  • Adult
  • Egg
  • Pupa
  • Larva

Question 28

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Temperature, access by insects and the depth of burial can all affect the Rate of Decay.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 29

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A body was found with rigor present in the legs, but no rigor in the upper torso. What is the ToD?
Answer
  • 2 to 6 hours
  • 12 hours
  • 15 to 36 hours
  • 36 to 48 hours

Question 30

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Calculating the ToD (Time of Death) by the amount of heat lost by the corpse, is known as:
Answer
  • Rigor Mortis
  • Algor Mortis
  • Livor Mortis
  • Heat Indexing
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