Forensic Chapter 14
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Forensic Chapter 14
NCTHS Forensic HSV SCHOOL
Chapter 14 test q's and a's
simplest of all fingerprint patterns is the __________.
Arches (Have/Have no) type lines, deltas or cores.
The presence or absence of the __________ pattern is used as basis for determining the primary classification in the henry system.
__________ are reproduction of friction skin ridges.
The form and pattern of skin ridges are determined by the (epidermis/dermal papillae).
All unauthorized personnel must be __________ from crime scene.
A permanent scar will form in the skin only when an injury damages the __________.
Fingerprints (can/cannot) be changed during a person’s lifetime.
The three general patterns into which fingerprints are divided are __________, ___________ and _________.
Loops, whorls, arches
The most common fingerprint is __________.
The fingerprint classification system used in most English-speaking countries was devised by __________.
Sir Edward Richard Henry
__________ fingerprint are impressions left on soft material.
Finger print impression that is not readily visible are called __________.
Fingerprint on hard and non-absorbent surfaces are best developed by the application of __________.
The individuality of a fingerprint (is/is not) determined by its pattern.
The ridge point nearest the type-line divergence is known as the __________.
__________is responsible for developing the first statistical study proving the uniqueness of fingerprint.
All loops must have (one/two) delta.
The largest category (25 percent) in the primary classification system is (1/1 or ½)?
A fingerprint classification system (can/cannot) unequivocally identify an individual.
The chemical __________visualizes fingerprint by its reaction with amino acid.
Chemical treatment with _______ visualizes fingerprint on porous article that may have been wet at one time.
Computerized fingerprint search system match prints by comparing the position of bifurcations and ridge endings.(True/False)
A fingerprint left by person with soiled or stained fingerprint is called a __________.
__________ vapors will chemically combine with fatty oils or residual water to visualize a fingerprint.
A chemical technique known as __________fuming is used for developing latent prints on nonporous surface such as a metal or plastic.
Once the fingerprint has been visualized, it must be preserved by __________.
Approximately 5 percent of the population has the __________ fingerprint pattern.
A loop pattern that opens towards the thumb is known as a(n) (radial/ulnar) loop.
The first systematic attempt at personal identification was devised and introduced by __________.
A system of identification relying on precise body measurement is known as __________.
A point by point comparison of a fingerprint’s __________ must be demonstrated in order to prove identity.
The pattern are of the loop is enclosed by two diverging ridges known as __________.
The approximate center of the loop pattern is called the __________.
If an imaginary line drawn between the two deltas of a whorl pattern touches any of the spiral ridges, the pattern is classified as a _______________.
_______ Fingerprint are impressions left on a soft material.