MCQs On Fingerprints

Enhance your Knowledge of Fingerprints by taking this test.

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

#2. 1,8-diazafluoren-9-one or DFO is used for:

#3. The final purple coloured compound produced during the development oflatent fingerprints with ninhydrin is known as ________.

#4. In the comparison of a scene fingerprint with one held on the IDENT1 database, a full identification is made:

#5. Leuomalachite green reagent is used in developing:

#6. What is the basis for the determination of the primary classification of fingerprints?

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

#8. The dark portion of the fingerprint is called the ________:

#9. Which of the following statements is not true?

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

#11. Sweat glands near the hair follicle:

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

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

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

#15. Ridge characteristics can be found in:

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

#17. Inner layer of skin:

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

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

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

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

#22. Triangular region of a loop:

#23. Ten fingerprints classification system is also known as:

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

#25. No two individuals have more than ___ minutia in common:

#26. Which of the following method is recommended to develop latent fingerprints on human skin?

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

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

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

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

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

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

#33. Which of the following is not one of the features that must be present in order for a fingerprint pattern to be classified as a loop pattern?

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

#35. Which of the following component of fingerprint residue reacts with silver nitrate to make latent fingerprints visible?

#36. The layer of cells between the epidermis and dermis is called as:

#37. The use of indanedione to develop latent fingermarks involves its reaction with which one of the following components of sweat residues?

#38. Which of the following fingerprint visualisation techniques is particularly effective on paper that has been wet, materials soaked in petrol and chip wrappers?

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

#40. The study of fingerprints is called:

#41. Latent Finger print on electric bulb should be preserved by putting in:

#42. Fingerprints are a(n) _________ characteristic. No two people have the identical ridge patterns:

#43. Oil red O is also known as:

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

#45. Fingerprints dissolved in this only grow back with scars on them making them more unique:

#46. The skin layer between the epidermis and dermis is the _________ layer:

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

#48. Ninhydrine is used to:

#49. Outer Layer of Skin:

#50. The most common type of fingerprint pattern is the:





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