MCQs on Crime Scene Investigation

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#1. Modus Operandi means:

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

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

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


#5. Crime scene procedure starts with _______ and ends with ______.

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

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

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

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

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

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

#12. Offender profiling involves:

#13. When packaging the evidence, you should:

#14. The key to taking notes is:

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

#16. 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?

#17. Which of the following is not one of the following types of documentation done at Crime Scene?

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

#19. 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.

#20. Which of the following is not included in a crime scene sketch:

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

#22. In which region of the spectrum do modern digital cameras have Bayer filter in front of the image sensor to allow light?

#23. Which type of picture should be taken of objects:

#24. 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.

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

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

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

#28. How many phases are present in “Enhanced Integrated Digital Investigation Process” Model invented by Baryamureeba and Tushabe in 2004?

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


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

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

#32. Observing a crime scene involves:

#33. Which Search pattern would be use to search a large field?

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

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

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

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

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

#39. 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.

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

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

#42. The status of the investigator, the type of the crime, the age of the witness and the type of questioning represent variables related to which topic of study by forensic psychologists?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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






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