MCQs On Fingerprints

Enhance your Knowledge of Fingerprints by taking this test.

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#1. In a fetus the basal layer of cells grows _____ than the layers above and below so it collapses and folds to form intricate shapes:

#2. The following forms the finger ridges:

#3. Which of the following is the most frequent type of fingerprint pattern?

#4. Fingerprints on moist and sticky items are developed by:

#5. The essentials of a fingerprint with loop pattern are:

#6. Fingerprints on paper, cardboard, or unpainted surfaces can be developed in a jar with this chemical that recacts with carbohdrates to produce a brown print but it fades quickly and must be photographed:

#7. Attempts at changing one's fingerprints by trying to obscure them has led to:

#8. Following technique provides a unique fingerprint of a chemical structure:

#9. Fingerprints on plastic metal, glass and skin can be placed in a developing jar with this chemical that reacts with amino acids to make the print appear white:

#10. 1,8-diazafluoren-9-one or DFO is used for:

#11. Type lines can be defined as the two innermost ridges which start parallel, diverge and surround or tend to surround ______.

#12. Which of the following is a physical method for developing latent finger mark?

#13. Most common fingerprint pattern. It has ridges that enter from the right and exit from the same side they enter:

#14. Fingerprints on paper can be sprayed with this chemical that reacts with amino acids in sweat to make a purple print appear:

#15. The concept of Poroscopy was given by:

#16. Fingerprint patterns that can eliminate a suspect or link a suspect to the crime scene:

#17. Development of a classification system based on single fingerprints is credited to

#18. A technique for visualizing latent fingerprints on non-porous surfaces by exposing them to cyanoacrylate vapors is:

#19. Leuomalachite green reagent is used in developing:

#20. Sweat glands near the hair follicle:

#21. What was the original fingerprinting system adopted by Scotland Yard in 1901 which converted ridge patterns on all 10 fingers into a series of letters and numbers arranged in the form of a fraction?

#22. A ridge that forks and forms a complete circle and then becomes a single ridge again is called as:

#23. In case of amputation of one finger, the following print is considered in classification:

#24. _________ technique is used to decipher latent finger-prints on wet non-porous surfaces.

#25. For most fingerprint examiners, the chemical method of choice for visualizing latent prints is:

#26. Who is credited for his practical interest in fingerprints as a means of identifying workers to detect duplicate payment of wages?

#27. The book entitled “Classification and uses of fingerprints” is authored by:

#28. Which of the following compression standards were recommended by an NIST for fingerprint?

#29. The average fingerprint has approximately how many individual ridge characteristics?

#30. Outer Layer of Skin:

#31. The latent fingerprint visualisation technique known as vacuum metal deposition involves the evaporation and subsequent deposition, under vacuum, of:

#32. The first textbook written on the subject of fingerprints, and which was called Finger Prints, was written by:

#33. Latent finger marks present on the victim’s skin can be developed by:

#34. The study of fingerprints is called:

#35. Ninhydrin reacts with amino acids present in fingerprints to form a coloured compound is called as:

#36. Whorls are divided into how many distinct groups?

#37. Which one of the followings are not associated with Computer Scanning Process and Fingerprint capturing:

#38. Least common fingerprint pattern:

#39. Oil red O is also known as:

#40. The International Association for Identification concluded that the minimum number of friction ridge characteristics which must be present in two impressions in order to establish positive identification is:

#41. Silver nitrate method to develop latent fingerprint is based on the reaction of silver ions with:

#42. Hydrargyrum cum creta,an old formulation used for fingerprint development is made up of:

#43. The oldest chemical method used to visualize latent prints is:

#44. In primary fingerprint classification, following patterns are given numerical value:

#45. The ‘fingerprint’ region of IR spectrum can be subdivided into the following except:

#46. Ridge characteristics can be found in:

#47. To visualise the latent fingerprints, ninhydrin reacts with which of the following ?

#48. The following persons helped Sir E.R. Henry in ten digit fingerprint classification:

#49. Cyanoacrylate method can be best used to visualise latent fingerprints on the following type of surfaces:

#50. The full form of NFF is related to AFIS is:





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