MCQs On Forensic Ballistics

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#1. The diameter of the circle tangent to the tops of the lands if the barrel has an odd number of lands & grooves, is known as:

#2. Assertion (A): The shortening of barrel increases dispersion of pellets inshot gun. Reason (R): It produces less pressure inside the barrel.

#3. In the gunshot wound, the term back spatter refers to:

#4. Which of the following is used to analyze for the presence of ‘Gun-Shot-Residue’?

#5. Bullet wipe is a term used for:

#6. Musket is a:

#7. It is not used as a primer in cartridge:

#8. Rifling marks on fired bullet are of the following type :

#9. The phenomenon of shaving of bullet is associated with:

#10. The probable time of last fire from a firearm can be determined by

#11. Pin fire cartridge have:

#12. A detailed written description of gunpowder is given in which one of the following by Roger Bacon?

#13. The diameter of SG pellet in 12 bore gun cartridge is:

#14. The bore of the 12 bore gun is:

#15. The energy of the projectile is calculated by:

#16. Snap haunt is a:

#17. The diameter of LG Pellet is

#18. Trigger pull of double action revolver ranges as:

#19. Chronograph is an instrument which measures the following in forensic ballistics::

#20. Zip gun is a:

#21. The percussion-Lock firearms were discovered by:

#22. Fouling is useful in determination of approximate:

#23. The designation of 12- bore means that the internal cross sectional diameter of gun’s barrel is equal to:

#24. In firing case muzzle pattern is found in:

#25. Assertion (A): The penetration power of shot gun is more than service rifle. Reason (R): Rifle produces more energy inside the barrel as compared to shotgun.

#26. Berdon primer is a primer:

#27. In 0.22 Airgun pellet, the minimum velocity required to perforate human skin is:

#28. The diameter of 8 bore shot gun is:

#29. The stamped serial number on barrel can be restored by:

#30. .303 rifle cartridge is a:

#31. Singeing of hair around a wound of entry is seen at which range?

#32. A fired cartridge case can be linked to the suspect firearm on the basis of following marks, except:

#33. Which of the following are characteristics of rim-fire cartridge?

#34. In a firearm case, causality criteria for man is:

#35. The firearm made by blacksmith by not adhering to any particular specializations or standard materials are known as:

#36. Assertion (A): In shotgun, the dispersion of pellets is more in the truecylinder gun than choked gun. Reason (R): Choking of barrel is not related to dispersion of pellet.

#37. Rechochet marks are generally found on:

#38. What is the effect of cutting of barrel on dispersion of pellets on a target?

#39. In bullet projectory the maximum range can be attained if the angle of projection is:

#40. Which of the following is not the class characteristic of a fired bullet?

#41. Assertion (A): Test shell case and questioned shell case can be compared using comparison microscope to establish the identity of the weapon. Reason (R): Because rifilling marks on shell case are identical.

#42. Pump action of a firearm is also called:

#43. The diameter of LG shot is:

#44. Zeroing is:

#45. The gelling agents added to explosive mixtures to improve their resistance to moisture and increase viscosity are known as:

#46. Ejector is not found in:


#47. Ram rod is a part of:

#48. The identification of shot gun is possible when the fired cartridge contains:

#49. The coefficient of reduction or form factor is calculated by the formula:

#50. Tandem Bullet is:

#51. The bullets having less thickness of the jacket at the tip are:

#52. Dumdum Bullet is so called because :

#53. Wads and cushion wads are found in:

#54. Neutron Activation Analysis detects the presence of following in G.S.R:

#55. In black powder Fg, FFg, FFFg number represents:

#56. Bullet that leaves a visible smoke mark on the flight is called:

#57. Derringers are single shot pistols, which possess:

#58. The trigger pull of service rifle is:

#59. Burning, blackening and tattooing are useful for determination of

#60. The cutting of barrel length in shotgun causes:

#61. The diameter of 16 bore shot gun is:

#62. The number of LG pellets in 12 bore cartridge is:

#63. Firing Pin marks of a gun are:

#64. Ricochet of bullet means:

#65. The modified Griess Test is specific for determination of ________ in gunpowder residue.

#66. The ejector is not present in the following:

#67. The number of land and grooves in 32 revolvers is:

#68. It is not the component of rifle Cartridge:

#69. The terminal velocity of falling 9 mm bullet is about:

#70. In ‘Gun Shot Wound’, scorching is caused by:

#71. The following mark is not found in fired cartridge case:

#72. In the firing mechanism of firearm trombone action is also called as

#73. In which weapon Iron pyrite was used as ignitor?

#74. 7.62 mm AK-47 assault rifle has the magazine capacity of:

#75. Walker Test of GSR is done for the identification of presence of

#76. The ‘Ballistic Coefficient’ is:

#77. In .177 Air gun, the maximum velocity to perforate skin is:

#78. For wound ballistics study in human beings, the following is used in experiments:





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