MCQs on Forensic Biology

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#1. In hair growth, the telogen phase may last upto:

#2. Dried seminal stains from clothing are preserved in:

#3. Microscopic air packets or vacuoles within the cortex of hair is called as:

#4. Seminal Stains on clothing should be packed in:

#5. Hybridoma is a fused cell resulting from the fusion of:

#6. The most common means of identification of faeces sample is by the detection of:

#7. Semen sample having no sperms is called:

#8. Buckling is a characteristics feature of:

#9. Seminal acid-phosphatase is produced in the:

#10. Which of the following would be considered as individual evidence?

#11. Graying hair is as a result of loss of:

#12. Seminal fluid is a gelatinous material produced in males by seminal vesicles, prostate and

#13. Which human DNA quantitation standard was released by NIST for use in forensic laboratories in 2007?

#14. The term “stutter’ is usually used for DNA fragments that are:

#15. Which amino acid is present in hair medullar protein that is usually not a component of proteins?

#16. Which of the following test is used to determine whether the blood belongs to human or animal?

#17. Which of the following is involved in human body’s immune system?

#18. Richest concentration of choline in the spermatic fluid was determined by:

#19. Takayama’s test for confirming blood is based on:

#20. Which of the following is a pigment found in faecal matter?

#21. Which of the following is a type of cuticular scale?

#22. The scales of hair can be preserved with the help of:

#23. The total number of bones in the human skeleton in an adult is:

#24. In Kastle-Mayer test, which of the following reagents are used?

#25. Confirmation of menstrual blood stain is done by the following method:

#26. Presence of phalomelanin hair pigments gives hair:

#27. Double helix structure of DNA was reported by:

#28. Human hair when examined under microscope will reveal:

#29. The correct order of steps involved in ‘Polymerase chain Reaction’ (PCR) is:

#30. The complementary base pairs among four nucleotides (A, T, G, C) are as:

#31. The possible ‘Multiple Enzyme System’ (MES) among the following is:

#32. The forking of the tip of the bristle hair is a useful indicator for the family:

#33. Which of the following is the most important component for the individualization of hair?

#34. The chromosome pattern in Turner’s syndrome is:

#35. Which of the following is important for the identification from hair?

#36. The length of Amelogenin Locus in X-Chromosome is:

#37. The region of mt-DNA used for species identification is:

#38. Lanugo hairs are:

#39. Which one of the following body hair types are triangular in cross-section?

#40. Assertion (A): Hair has paramount importance to establish the link betweensuspect and victim and linking both with the scene of occurrence. Reason (R): As per Locard's principle of exchange.

#41. The main method to collect saliva stain is:

#42. One of the following is not the component of Kastle-Meyer Test:

#43. Prostate-specific antigen is also called as:

#44. Faeces stains are identified from odour, presence of indigested matter, vegetable fibres and

#45. The study of hair is known as:

#46. A fetus become viable by the age of:

#47. A hair cut by a blade or scissors will have:

#48. In which one of the following phases of hair growth, the roots shrink into bulb-like shape?

#49. The total number of temporary molars in a child aged 7 years:





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