MCQs On Fingerprints

Enhance your Knowledge of Fingerprints by taking this test.

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

#2. 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?

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

#4. Sweat glands near the hair follicle:

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

#6. Outer Layer of Skin:

#7. 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:

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

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

#10. The three basic types of fingerprint pattern are:

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

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

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

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

#15. The following forms the finger ridges:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

#23. The iodine fuming method to develop latent fingerprints relies on the physical absorption of iodine vapors with:

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

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

#26. Inner layer of skin:

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

#28. The concept of Poroscopy was given by:

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

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

#31. 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?

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

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

#34. Ninhydrin was first used as a fingerprint reagent in 1954 by:

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

#36. Oil red O is also known as:

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

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

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

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

#41. The amino acid-ninhydrin reaction produces a purple compound called:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

#49. Assertion (A): A ‘plain’ impression made by ink are unsatisfactory for fingerprint analysis. Reason (R): In ‘plain’ impression, larger number of points or junctions does not appear.

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





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