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Forensic Science Quiz

Description: Forensics
Number of Questions: 22
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The use of scientific knowledge and methods to answer legal questions.

  1. Biology

  2. Forensics

  3. Justice

  4. Bio-Medicine


Correct Option: B

Using as many senses as you safely can to investigate your surroundings.

  1. Prediction

  2. Hypothesis

  3. Inference

  4. Observation


Correct Option: D

An explanation of an observation.

  1. Hypothesis

  2. Inference

  3. Prediction

  4. Conclusion


Correct Option: B

Stating an opinion about what will happen in the future.

  1. Prediction.

  2. Observation

  3. Conclusion

  4. Inference


Correct Option: A

Pattern left when an object is pressed into a surface - three dimensions are shown.

  1. Cast

  2. Imprint

  3. Print

  4. Impression


Correct Option: D

A set of laboratory techniques for the separation of mixtures

  1. Chromatography

  2. Cast

  3. Impression

  4. Imprint


Correct Option: A

A written record of who had control of a piece of evidence from the time it was collected.

  1. Evidence

  2. Chain of Custody

  3. Sketch

  4. Recording


Correct Option: B

Object made by filling a mold with a liquid that takes the shape of the mold.

  1. Impression

  2. Cast

  3. Print

  4. Trace Evidence


Correct Option: B

Tiny amounts of evidence that are transferred in a crime scene.

  1. Imprint

  2. Skid Mark

  3. Trace Evidence

  4. Evidence


Correct Option: C

A mark left when an object is pressed against the surface of another object.

  1. Print

  2. Impression

  3. Cast

  4. Evidence


Correct Option: A

The forensic study of documents including ink, handwriting, paper, etc.

  1. Chromatography

  2. Handwriting Analysis

  3. Fingerprints

  4. Document Analysis


Correct Option: D

A mark left when a shoe is pressed against the surface of another object leaving a  pattern.

  1. Cast

  2. Shoe Print

  3. Skid Mark

  4. Imoression


Correct Option: B

An educated guess based on observations, prior experience, and research.  

  1. Hypothesis

  2. Prediction

  3. Inference

  4. Observation


Correct Option: A

Raised strips of skin on the fingers that leave an impression on the surfaces they touch.  

  1. Tire Tread

  2. Imprint

  3. Handwriting Analysis

  4. Fingerprints


Correct Option: D

Someone who is trained to record, collect and test evidence from a crime scene.         

  1. Scientist

  2. Crime Scene Investigator

  3. Detective

  4. Police Officer


Correct Option: B

Analysis of a document to determine if the writing has been altered.

  1. Document Analysis

  2. Handwriting Analysis

  3. Fingerprints

  4. Trace Evidence


Correct Option: A

A print that is flat and only has two dimensions.

  1. Cast

  2. Impression

  3. Imprint

  4. Print


Correct Option: C

Marks left from a tool that leaves a telltale impression.  

  1. Trace Evidence

  2. Tool Marks

  3. Skid Marks

  4. Chromatography


Correct Option: B

 Forensic scientists do this before evidence is removed using photos, videos, sketches, etc.

  1. Crime Analysis

  2. Securing a Crime Scene

  3. Chain of Custody

  4. Recording a Crime Scene


Correct Option: D

 The mark left when a vehicle with locked wheels skids along a road surface.

  1. Skid Marks

  2. Tire Prints

  3. Trace Evidence

  4. Impression


Correct Option: A

Something that can be presented in court to make a point during a trial.  

  1. Chain of Custody 

  2. Evidence

  3. Observations

  4. Document Analysis


Correct Option: B

A graph that plots the pitch and loudness of sound over time.

  1. Plastic Print

  2. Skid Mark

  3. Visible Print

  4. Voice Print


Correct Option: D
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