50 One Word Forensic Q&A

Question no. 1.- What is the best definition of forensic science?

Answer- The application of scientific knowledge and technology to the analysis of crime scene evidence.

Question no. 2.- What is the most likely case where a crime scene would be altered when taking photos of it?

Answer- The Presence Of Injured Victim.

Question no. 3.- In which city of India, the first Central Forensic Science laboratory of MHA, Government of India was established?

Answer- Calcutta

Question no. 4.- Which illumination is the best for striated tool marks?

Answer- Oblique Illumination

Question no. 5.- In which year, Sir C.V. Raman got Nobel Prize?

Answer- 1930

Question no. 6.- Corpus delecti means:

Answer- Body of crime

Question no. 7.- The first G.E.Q.D. Office in India was started at which place?

Answer- Shimla

Question no. 8.- If an object is immersed in a liquid of higher density then:

Answer- The object will float.

Question no. 9.- Sound travels at fastest speed in:

Answer- Steel

Question no. 10.- Which principles of forensic science was established by Mr. Edmund Locard?

Answer- Contact Exchanges Traces

Question no. 11.- Splashes of blood on striking a surface obliquely, would appear as:

Answer- Exclamation mark

Question no. 12.- The component NOT related to compound microscope is:

Answer- Electron gun

Question no. 13.- In microscopic examination, the ocular lens of 10X and objective lens of 20X would give magnification:

Answer- 200 times

Question no. 14.- The last step to be taken before releasing the crime scene should be:

Answer- Final survey

Question no. 15.- J. S. Verma commission was appointed as a consequence of

Answer- Nirbhaya Case

Question no. 16.- In which year the first Laboratory of Govt. Examiner of Questioned Documents was set up in India:-

Answer- 1904

Question no. 17.- Relative age of a signature can be ascertained by:-

Answer- By examination of the standard signature in a chronological order and comparing with the disputed signature.

Question no. 18.- A Document Expert notified as Assistant Chemical Examiner can also give evidence under:-

Answer-Section 293 of CrPC.

Question no. 19.- Close up photography is required in case of:

Answer- Forged signature

Question no. 20.- According to the Simon New Comb Theory:-

Answer- The probability of concurrence of all the events is equal to the continued product of the probability of each event.

Question no. 21.- Forensic Anthropology is concerned with which functions?

Answer- To identify people through skeletal remains.

Question no. 22.- Which statements about physical evidence available at scene of crime is NOT the appropriate?

Answer- All the articles available at the scene of crime should be collected and forwarded to forensic science laboratory

Question no. 23.- In crimes involving firearms, the clothes of victim bearing gun-shot holes should be handled in which ways?

Answer- Different clothes should be air-dried, properly folded after placing plastic sheets over the gun-shot holes, marked and then packed each cloth in a separate box.

Question no. 24.- For packing of different types of physical evidence, only clean Containers should be used, because it helps in maintaining:

Answer- The integrity of physical evidence.

Question no. 25.- In relation to electromagnetic spectrum, which statement is suitable?

Answer- Photons of x-rays are more energetic than those of visible and infrared rays.

Question no. 26.- Which statements is TRUE about Ramsden’s eye-piece?

Answer- It consists of two Plano convex lenses of equal focal length, separated by a distance equal to two-third of the focal length.

Question no. 27.- A polarizing microscope is used to identify birefringent minerals. The birefringent light beams are polarized to each other at which angles?

Answer- 90 degree

Question no. 28.- Who invented the polarising light microscope?

Answer- William Nichol

Question no. 29.- Which is appropriate method of handling a firearm recovered at scene of crime?

Answer- It should first be checked whether cocked or not, safety on or off, emptied, serial number noted, marked and then sealed.

Question no. 30.- What is the probability of all the three coins tossed simultaneously falling with pattern of one head and two tails?

Answer- 0.375

Question no. 31.- What should be the minimum number of laboratories participating in Proficiency test for quantitative analysis of a test item?

Answer- 3

Question no. 32.- Under which act/law, expert opinion is admissible?

Answer- Section 45 of INDIAN EVIDENCE ACT 1872.

Question no. 33.- Which evidence is subjective in nature?

Answer- Eye Witness statement.

Question no. 34.- ? is used to preserve blood for DNA profiling?

Answer- EDTA

Question no. 35.- Which may NOT be essential for the collection of clue material?

Answer- Purity of clue material.

Question no. 36.- Which element is irrelevant for a qualified and competent expert?

Answer- Of certain age.

Question no. 37.- Integrity of clue material is proved if Chain of custody is

Answer- Maintained.

Question no. 38.- Which is an optical digital data storage device?

Answer- BluRay disk.

Question no. 39.- Which technique is used to prevent altering of data on suspected drives?

Answer- Write blocking.

Question no. 40.- To verify the integrity of the original Hard Disk, we use

Answer- Hash value.

Question no. 41.- What is the full form of NIC used in computers?

Answer- Network Interface Card.

Question no. 42.- ‚ÄúLaser discs and compact discs‚ÄĚ are classified as

Answer- Optical discs.

Question no. 43.- Which will NOT protect you from spam?

Answer- Popup blocker.

Question no. 44.- ? is using flash memory chips?

Answer- Thumb drive.

Question no. 45.- When shutting down a PC, what data is typically lost?

Answer- Running Processes.

Question no. 46.- Leone lattes was responsible for what contribution to forensic scientist?

Answer- The discovery of blood types and devising a method for determining blood groups for criminal investigation.

Question no. 47.- Conventional Serology would involve:

Answer- Species Identification and ABO grouping.

Question no. 48.- Who was the first scientist to bring into account the idea of anthropometry?

Answer- Alphonse bertillon

Question no. 49.- For toxicological analysis, which is classified as a volatile:

Answer- Ethanol, Methanol, Isopropanol.

Question no. 50.- Steps of gathering physical evidence involve:

Answer- Discovering, recognizing and examining it.

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