MCQs on Crime Scene Investigation

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#1. Which one of the following search method is rarely used because of several investigator start to search from center and move outward while some are searching at the start point which can cause evidences to be ruined?

#2. Who should certify that a body is “dead” at a crime scene?

#3. Which of the following is first thing to be done by Crime Scene Investigator at Crime Scene?

#4. Following are the essential points in a proper sketch of scene of crime:

#5. When packaging the evidence, you should:

#6. Assertion (A): The Investigation Officer collects physical evidence at the Scene of Crime. Reason (R): Because he is fully aware as to how to save the evidence form getting contaminated, lost or scratched.

#7. In an aircrash case, the following method of survey is most useful.

#8. Observing a crime scene involves:

#9. In a car which method of search should be use?

#10. A Crime Scene Sketch should include all of the following, except;

#11. Assertion (A): While taking the photograph of the dead body at the scene ofoffence a scale should be put by the side of the body. Reason (R): It would help to calculate the total height of the person.

#12. Modus Operandi means:

#13. If investigators did not search crime scene properly or they preserve physical evidence carelessly, following will be happen:

#14. Why does offender profiling require multiple offences to be committed?

#15. It is important to separate witnesses at a crime scene in order to:

#16. Which is most often used for indoor Crime Scene?

#17. What type of picture should be taken for covering entire crime scene?

#18. Which of the following type of abrasions are associated in sexual assault over the thigh of a woman?

#19. Any Physical location in which a crime has occurred or is suspected of having occurred:

#20. These are sketching methods in crime scene, except;

#21. A person committed suicide by a revolver in under to implicate his opponent, his son took the same revolver and fired a second shot at his father. But the Postmortem examination proved that the second shot was a postmortem shot. Then his son admitted that he had himself fired the second shot to implicate his opponents, which of the following principles of Forensic Science had helped in determination of truth.

#22. Which are characteristics of someone responsible for an organised crime scene:

#23. Offender profiling involves:

#24. Which one of the following search pattern is best for home:

#25. The window of opportunity to collect time-sensitive information or evidence is known as:

#26. Assertion (A): While dispatching the exhibit to the Forensic Science Laboratory the sample of the seal used on packed exhibits is also dispatched along – with exhibits. Reason (R): It helps in ascertaining the chain of custody in investigation.

#27. Best Search Pattern when there is only one Investigation Officer is present and no obstacles is there is:

#28. The key to taking notes is:

#29. For hardening of plaster of paris cast of foot prints, following substance is added:

#30. Two most important factors need to keep in mind at the time of securing the Scene of Crime, which are:

#31. Best method of searches for detailed searching of large areas, and can be modified anytime according to the condition.

#32. Mass disaster victim identification could be achieved on the basis of:

#33. What are the four patterns to search the crime scene for Evidence:


#34. A married woman dies with 9 years of marriage due to hanging at her husbands house. The inquest is to be conducted by

#35. Which term refers to a criminal's distinctive action which is consistent throughout their crimes?

#36. After collecting the blood stained soil from the scene, it should be sent for examination:

#37. The suitable control sample in case of blood stained soil isusually taken within the distance of _______ from spot.

#38. A tyre track impression in the snow can be classified as:

#39. Why is photography the condition in Crime Scene Investigation?

#40. Crime Scene sketches provide following, which is/are not present in photograph or videography.

#41. In vehicle accident, tyre marks on body is suggestive of:

#42. ACE-V in fingerprints terminology stands for _______.

#43. Search pattern best for large outdoor areas, uses many people:

#44. Which of the following statements is not true in case of an accident report?

#45. Which area of Crime Scene should be searched first?

#46. A lens with a variable focal length is known as:

#47. The control soil sample should be collected within the distance of _______of the questioned soil spot.

#48. The skid marks on the road in a vehicular accident may give an indication of:

#49. The following chemical is used for hardening of plaster of Paris cast of tyre mark?

#50. All of the following would be considered fixed points, except;






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