MCQs on forensic science (NET/JRF Preparations)

1.) Which of the following sections of IPC are concerned with dowry death?      

  1. 300                         
  2. 302                      
  3. 304       
  4. 304-b

2.) A person is declared dead if he is not found for:

  1. 2 years                    
  2. 7 years                          
  3. 15 years                         
  4. 30 years

3.) McNaughten’s rule:       

  1. Section 84              
  2. Section 85                      
  3. Section 86 
  4. Section 87

4.) Death sentence can be awarded by:       

  1. First class magistrate        
  2. Second class magistrate
  3. Sessions court     
  4. Chief judicial magistrate

5.) India, inquest is carried out by all except         

  1. Police      
  2. Coroner   
  3. Doctor     
  4. Magistrate

6.) Who can be considered as an expert witness:

  1. Medical men          
  2. Firearm expert                
  3. Chemical examiner         
  4. All

7.) A cognizable offence signifies:   

  1. Imprisonment upto 2 yrs                                  
  2. Imprisonment upto 3 yrs + Rs. 1000 fine
  3. Arrest without warrant     
  4. Only fine upto Rs. 1000

8.) Leading questions are permitted only in           

  1. Examination in chief                                     
  2. Cross examination
  3. Dying declaration
  4. Re- examination

9.) In case of death in lock up, the inquest is held by:

  1. A police officer      
  2. A Magistrate   
  3. A panchayat officer       
  4. District Attorney

10.) Identical twins may not have:

  1. Same DNA fingerprint 
  2. Same fingerprint pattern
  3. Same blood group 
  4. Same HLA system

11.) For exhumation the order should be passed by:

  1. Chief judicial magistrate       
  2. Executive magistrate      
  3. Police officer    
  4. Sessions judge

12.) What is ‘DNA’ fingerprinting?

  1. Identification of a person fingerprinting by using genetic engineering method
  2. A record of a persons genetic make up
  3. Identification of persons by genetic analysis       
  4. None of the above

13.) Skull of a male differs from that of a female by all of the following except:

  1. Capacity greater than 1500 c.c    
  2. Muscular markings over occiput are less marked
  3. Orbits square       
  4. Frontal eminence small

14.) Eruption of temporary teeth will be completed by:      

  1. One to one and half years           
  2. Two to two and half years
  3. Three to four years          
  4. Four to five years

15.) The age of a 15 year old female is best determined by the radiograph of:

  1. Lower end of Radius and Ulna   
  2. Upper end of Humerus
  3. Upper end of radius and ulna      
  4. Xiphisternum

16.) First finger loop bureau was established in:

  1. London   
  2. Paris        
  3. Calcutta   
  4. Madras

17.) Closure of coronal sutures starts at the age of:

  1. 20 years                
  2. 21 years   
  3. 30-35 years                    
  4. 50-60 years

18.) Brachiocephaly is due to fusion of:

  1. Saggital suture      
  2. Coronal suture     
  3. Parietal suture      
  4. Lambdoid suture

19.) Cephalic index is useful in determining:

  1. Age                      
  2. Sex                        
  3. Race                              
  4. Stature

20.) Best method for identification of a person is by:

  1. Scars       
  2. Blood group        
  3. DNA Analysis     
  4. Fingerprints

21.) Super imposition technique is used in:

  1. Skull        
  2. Pelvis
  3. Femur      
  4. Ribs

22.) Human hair differs from animal hair by that:

  1. Cuticle has scales
  2. Medulla is thick
  3. Medulla is broader than cortex    
  4. Pigment is central

23.) Absent fragmented medulla in hair is seen in all except:

  1. Negroid   
  2. Aryans    
  3. Mongoloids         
  4. Caucasians

24.) Pearson’s formula is used for:

  1. Cephalic index    
  2. Stature     
  3. Race
  4. Age

25.) Best specimen of bone for sex determination is:

  1. Femur      
  2. Pelvis      
  3. Skull
  4. Mandible

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