Forensic Chapter 14

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Forensic Chapter 14
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  1. The
    simplest of all fingerprint patterns is the __________.
    Plain Arch
  2. Arches (Have/Have no) type lines, deltas or cores.
    Have No
  3. The presence or absence of the __________ pattern is used as basis for determining the primary classification in the henry system.
    Whorl
  4. __________ are reproduction of friction skin ridges.
    Fingerprints
  5. The form and pattern of skin ridges are determined by the (epidermis/dermal papillae).
    dermal papillae
  6. All unauthorized personnel must be __________ from crime scene.
    Excluded
  7. A permanent scar will form in the skin only when an injury damages the __________.
    Dermal Papillae
  8. Fingerprints (can/cannot) be changed during a person’s lifetime.
    Cannot
  9. The three general patterns into which fingerprints are divided are __________, ___________ and _________.
    Loops, whorls, arches
  10. The most common fingerprint is __________.
    Loop
  11. The fingerprint classification system used in most English-speaking countries was devised by __________.
    Sir Edward Richard Henry
  12. __________ fingerprint are impressions left on soft material.
    Plastic
  13. Finger print impression that is not readily visible are called __________.
    latent
  14. Fingerprint on hard and non-absorbent surfaces are best developed by the application of __________.
    Powder
  15. The individuality of a fingerprint (is/is not) determined by its pattern.
    Is not
  16. The ridge point nearest the type-line divergence is known as the __________.
    delta
  17. __________is responsible for developing the first statistical study proving the uniqueness of fingerprint.
    Francis Galton
  18. All loops must have (one/two) delta.
    One
  19. The largest category (25 percent) in the primary classification system is (1/1 or ½)?
    1/1
  20. A fingerprint classification system (can/cannot) unequivocally identify an individual.
    cannot
  21. The chemical __________visualizes fingerprint by its reaction with amino acid.
    Ninhydrin
  22. Chemical treatment with _______ visualizes fingerprint on porous article that may have been wet at one time.
    Physical Developer
  23. Computerized fingerprint search system match prints by comparing the position of bifurcations and ridge endings.(True/False)
    True
  24. A fingerprint left by person with soiled or stained fingerprint is called a __________.
    patent
  25. __________ vapors will chemically combine with fatty oils or residual water to visualize a fingerprint.
    Iodine
  26. A chemical technique known as __________fuming is used for developing latent prints on nonporous surface such as a metal or plastic.
    Superglue Fuming



  27. Once the fingerprint has been visualized, it must be preserved by __________.
    Photograph
  28. Approximately 5 percent of the population has the __________ fingerprint pattern.
    arch
  29. A loop pattern that opens towards the thumb is known as a(n) (radial/ulnar) loop.
    Radial
  30. The first systematic attempt at personal identification was devised and introduced by __________.
    Alphonse Bertillon
  31. A system of identification relying on precise body measurement is known as __________.
    Anthropometry
  32. A point by point comparison of a fingerprint’s __________ must be demonstrated in order to prove identity.
    Minutiae
  33. The pattern are of the loop is enclosed by two diverging ridges known as __________.
    Type-Lines
  34. The approximate center of the loop pattern is called the __________.
    Core
  35. 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 _______________.
    Plain Whorl
  36. _______ Fingerprint are impressions left on a soft material.
    Plastic.

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