MCQs On Forensic Ballistics

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#1. 7.62 mm AK-47 assault rifle has the magazine capacity of:

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

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

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

#5. 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.

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

#7. .303 rifle cartridge is a:

#8. Wads and cushion wads are found in:

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

#10. Rechochet marks are generally found on:

#11. The diameter of LG Pellet is

#12. Bullet wipe is a term used for:

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

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

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

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

#17. Pin fire cartridge have:

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

#19. Dumdum Bullet is so called because :

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

#21. 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.

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

#23. Zeroing is:

#24. The diameter of LG shot is:

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

#26. Ejector is not found in:

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

#28. Snap haunt is a:

#29. The ‘Ballistic Coefficient’ is:

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

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

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

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

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

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


#36. Ram rod is a part of:

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

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

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

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

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

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

#43. Firing Pin marks of a gun are:

#44. Fouling is useful in determination of approximate:

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

#46. Musket is a:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

#57. 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.

#58. Tandem Bullet is:

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

#60. Berdon primer is a primer:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

#70. The trigger pull of service rifle is:

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

#72. Zip gun is a:

#73. Ricochet of bullet means:

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

#75. 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:

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

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

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





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