MCQs on Crime Scene Investigation

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#1. 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.

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

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

#4. 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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

#15. 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.

#16. The key to taking notes is:

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

#18. Modus Operandi means:


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

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

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

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

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

#24. 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.

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

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

#27. 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.

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

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

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

#31. When packaging the evidence, you should:

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

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

#34. Observing a crime scene involves:

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

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

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

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

#39. Offender profiling involves:

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

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

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

#44. In a crime scene sketch and arrow should always be there, which showing following direction:

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

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

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

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

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

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






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