UGC NET Exam August 2016 Forensic Science Paper-2 Question Paper With Answer Key

1. Who is known as ‘Father of Criminal Identification’?

  1. Francis Galton
  2. Alphonse Bertillon
  3. Edmond Locard
  4. Mathieu Orfila

Answer: (2) Alphonse Bertillon

2. Assertion (A): Seminal stains should be collected preferably on cotton cloth, dried at room temperature for DNA analysis.

Reason (R): It causes degradation of seminal stain.

Codes:

  1. Both (A) and (R) are correct.
  2. (A) is correct, but (R) is incorrect.
  3. Both (A) and (R) are incorrect.
  4. (A) is incorrect, but (R) is correct.

Answer: (2) (A) is correct, but (R) is incorrect.

3. Urea in suspected urine stain is detected with

  1. Urease-bromothymol blue paper
  2. Litmus paper
  3. pH meter
  4. Colorimeter

Answer: (1) Urease-bromothymol blue paper

4. In mass spectrometry, the molecular ions, the fragment ions and the fragment radical ions are separated by deflection in a variable magnetic field according to their

  1. Mass
  2. Charge
  3. Mass and Charge both
  4. Size

Answer: (3) Mass and Charge both

5. The enzyme glyoxalase is present in

  1. Only blood
  2. Only semen
  3. Both blood and semen
  4. Only hair

Answer: (3) Both blood and semen

6. PCR techniques was invented by

  1. Alec Jefferies
  2. Karry Mullis
  3. John Buttler
  4. L. Kobilinsky

Answer: (2) Karry Mullis

7. Naphthalene balls are obtained from which of the following?

  1. Coal gas
  2. Coal tar
  3. Coal
  4. Coke

Answer: (2) Coal tar

8. Which one of the following is not an alternative matrix in forensic drug analysis?

  1. Hair
  2. Sweat
  3. Oral Fluid
  4. Blood

Answer: (4) Blood

9. Which of the following is true?

On fired cartridge cases, the stirated breech-face marks are produced:

  1. As impression of situations present on breech-face.
  2. When the firing pin pierces the percussion cap.
  3. The cartridge case rotates during firing and the irregularities on breech-face produce situations.
  4. The percussion cap gets partly dislodged from its housing and enters the firing pinhole.

Answer: (4) The percussion cap gets partly dislodged from its housing and enters the firing pinhole.

10. Age of Criminal responsibility in India is:

  1. 5 years
  2. 7 years
  3. 12 years
  4. 18 years

Answer: (2) 7 years

11. Root calcification of 1st permanent molar begins at:

  1. Birth
  2. 1 year
  3. 2 years
  4. 3 years

Answer: (1) Birth

12. Allele frequency in population genetics using DNA analysis is calculated to:

  1. Count the stutter bands.
  2. Count the number of times each allele is observed.
  3. Count the number of markers used.
  4. Count the number of dyes used.

Answer: (2) Count the number of times each allele is observed.

13. Earliest putrefactive change is

  1. Marbling
  2. Greenish discoloration of Right iliac fossa
  3. Colliquative putrefaction
  4. Post mortem blisters

Answer: (2) Greenish discoloration of Right iliac fossa

14. If a person is improperly admitted or detained in a psychiatric hospital, punishment is:

  1. Imprisonment of 1 year or ₹1000 fine or both
  2. Imprisonment of 2 years or ₹ 1000 fine or both
  3. Fine of ₹5,000
  4. Imprisonment of 24 hours

Answer: (2) Imprisonment of 2 years or ₹ 1000 fine or both

15. Rohypnol is used in which of the following?

  1. To detect traces of blood
  2. As a date rape drug
  3. To detect fecal stains
  4. To detect impotency

Answer: (2) As a date rape drug.

16. Paltauf’s hemorrhages are seen in:

  1. Burns
  2. Drowning
  3. Fall from height
  4. Cyanide poisoning

Answer: (2) Drowning

17. Medullary index of human hair is:

  1. Less than 1/3
  2. More than 1/2 but less than 3/4
  3. More than 1/3 but less than 1/2
  4. More than 3/4

Answer: (1) Less than 1/3

18. Ossification centre for Patella in males appears at the age of:

  1. 2 months intrauterine life
  2. 1½ – 4 years
  3. 14 years
  4. 40 years

Answer: (2) 1½ – 4 years

19. MS can be easily coupled is:

  1. HPLC
  2. GC
  3. CE
  4. HPTLC

Answer: (2) GC

20. In NAA, the choice of irradiation and counting condition depends on:

  1. Only on element to be analyzed
  2. Only on sample matrix
  3. Both on element to be analyzed and sample matrix
  4. Does not depend on element to be analyzed and sample matrix

Answer: (3) Both on element to be analyzed and sample matrix

21. Holograph documents pertain to which of the following?

  1. A document type written and signed by a person.
  2. A document written by one person and signed by the other.
  3. A document written and signed by one and the same person.
  4. A document signed by a forger.

Answer: (3) A document written and signed by one and the same person.

22. Which of the following is credited with synthesis of ninhydrin analogues and their use in latent fingerprints ‘visualization’?

  1. A.A. Cantu
  2. J. Almog
  3. Ruhemann
  4. Menzel, E.R.

Answer: (2) J. Almog

23. Collectively Picroindigocarmine (PIC) and Nuclear fast Red, are called

  1. Vibert’s fluid
  2. Christmas Tree Stain
  3. Massons Trichrome Stain
  4. Feulgen Stain

Answer: (2) Christmas Tree Stain

24. A photocopied document can be connected specifically with a photocopier with the help of which of the following?

  1. Analysis of toner used in photocopier.
  2. Analysis of defect marks of drum of photocopier.
  3. The font type used to prepare the document.
  4. Both toner analysis and defect marks on the drum.

Answer: (4) Both toner analysis and defect marks on the drum.

25. Who authored the book titled ‘The identification of handwriting and the cross examination of experts’?

  1. Osborn, A.S.
  2. Singla, A.K.
  3. Saxena, P.K.
  4. Mehta, M.K.

Answer: (4) Mehta, M.K.

26. What is the initial action involved in the explosion of HE-36 grenade?

  1. Pull
  2. Pressure
  3. Pressure release
  4. Tension release

Answer: (1) Pull

27. A fatty substance deposited on the walls of cork cell is

  1. Stamen
  2. Suberin
  3. Pectin
  4. Lignin

Answer: (2) Suberin

28. The recent delivery by a woman can be determined by examining presence of:

  1. Bloodstains
  2. Saliva stains
  3. Colostrums
  4. Menstrual blood

Answer: (3) Colostrums

29. Anti-clock-wise rifling is found in

  1. AK-47 Rifle
  2. 7.62 mm self-loading Rifle
  3. .303-Rifle
  4. .315-Rifle

Answer: (3) .303-Rifle

30. Regarding Wormian bone which of the following statement is/are correct?

I. It is an extra bone piece that is present within a suture in the Cranium.
II. It occurs most frequently in lambdoid suture.
III. Also known as Inca bone
IV. It is present in all females.

Codes:

  1. I, II, and III are correct
  2. I and III are correct
  3. III and IV are correct
  4. I and II are correct

Answer: (1) I, II, and III are correct

31. The _____ test is commonly used to identify alpha-amylase in Saliva.

  1. Precipitin
  2. Kastler-Meyer
  3. Florence
  4. Starch-Iodide

Answer: (4) Starch-Iodide

32. Malting, mashing, brewing, fermentation, maturing, finishing are the steps involved in the production of

  1. Wine
  2. Beer
  3. Gin
  4. Whisky

Answer: (2) Beer

33. Forensic Science laboratories in India are accredited by which of the following?

  1. NAAC
  2. NABL
  3. CSIR
  4. BARC

Answer: (2) NABL

34. In a human skull

I. Orbits are squarish in males.
II. Supra-orbital ridges are prominent in males.
III. Nasal aperture is lower and broader in males.
IV. Parietal eminences are larger in males.

Codes:

  1. I, II and III are correct.
  2. I and III are correct.
  3. III and IV are correct.
  4. I and II are correct.

Answer: (4) I and II are correct.

35. The nature of fuel to ignite prematurely is measured by its

  1. Fuel Number
  2. Number of carbon atom
  3. Octane number
  4. Relative molecular mass

Answer: (3) Octane number

21. Holograph documents pertain to which of the following?

  1. A document type written and signed by a person.
  2. A document written by one person and signed by the other.
  3. A document written and signed by one and the same person.
  4. A document signed by a forger.

Answer: (3) A document written and signed by one and the same person.

22. Which of the following is credited with synthesis of ninhydrin analogues and their use in latent fingerprints ‘visualization’?

  1. A.A. Cantu
  2. J. Almog
  3. Ruhemann
  4. Menzel, E.R.

Answer: (2) J. Almog

23. Collectively Picroindigocarmine (PIC) and Nuclear fast Red, are called:

  1. Vibert’s fluid
  2. Christmas Tree Stain
  3. Massons Trichrome Stain
  4. Feulgen Stain

Answer: (2) Christmas Tree Stain

24. A photocopied document can be connected specifically with a photocopier with the help of which of the following?

  1. Analysis of toner used in photocopier.
  2. Analysis of defect marks of drum of photocopier.
  3. The font type used to prepare the document.
  4. Both toner analysis and defect marks on the drum.

Answer: (4) Both toner analysis and defect marks on the drum.

25. Who authored the book titled ‘The identification of handwriting and the cross examination of experts’?

  1. Osborn, A.S.
  2. Singla, A.K.
  3. Saxena, P.K.
  4. Mehta, M.K.

Answer: (4) Mehta, M.K.

26. What is the initial action involved in the explosion of HE-36 grenade?

  1. Pull
  2. Pressure
  3. Pressure release
  4. Tension release

Answer: (1) Pull

27. A fatty substance deposited on the walls of cork cell is

  1. Stamen
  2. Suberin
  3. Pectin
  4. Lignin

Answer: (2) Suberin

28. The recent delivery by a woman can be determined by examining presence of

  1. Bloodstains
  2. Saliva stains
  3. Colostrums
  4. Menstrual blood

Answer: (3) Colostrums

29. Anti-clock-wise rifling is found in

  1. AK-47 Rifle
  2. 7.62 mm self-loading Rifle
  3. .303-Rifle
  4. .315-Rifle

Answer: (3) .303-Rifle

30. Regarding Wormian bone which of the following statement is/are correct?

I. It is an extra bone piece that is present within a suture in the Cranium.
II. It occurs most frequently in lambdoid suture.
III. Also known as Inca bone
IV. It is present in all females.

Codes:

  1. I, II, and III are correct
  2. I and III are correct
  3. III and IV are correct
  4. I and II are correct

Answer: (1) I, II, and III are correct

31. The _____ test is commonly used to identify alpha-amylase in Saliva.

  1. Precipitin
  2. Kastler-Meyer
  3. Florence
  4. Starch-Iodide

Answer: (4) Starch-Iodide

32. Malting, mashing, brewing, fermentation, maturing, finishing are the steps involved in the production of

  1. Wine
  2. Beer
  3. Gin
  4. Whisky

Answer: (2) Beer

33. Forensic Science laboratories in India are accredited by which of the following?

  1. NAAC
  2. NABL
  3. CSIR
  4. BARC

Answer: (2) NABL

34. In a human skull

I. Orbits are squarish in males.
II. Supra-orbital ridges are prominent in males.
III. Nasal aperture is lower and broader in males.
IV. Parietal eminences are larger in males.

Codes:

  1. I, II and III are correct.
  2. I and III are correct.
  3. III and IV are correct.
  4. I and II are correct.

Answer: (4) I and II are correct.

35. The nature of fuel to ignite prematurely is measured by its

  1. Fuel Number
  2. Number of carbon atom
  3. Octane number
  4. Relative molecular mass

Answer: (3) Octane number

36. In connection with a crime scene sketch, which of the following is correct?

  1. Distances can be measured by steps.
  2. Small distances, for example, distance between a fire arm and victim, can be guessed, whereas others can be measured by a measuring tape.
  3. Each distance should be accurately measured, accurately converted according to scale chosen and then marked on sketch.
  4. Each distance should be accurately measured, may be approximately converted to scale and then marked in sketch.

Answer: (3) Each distance should be accurately measured, accurately converted according to scale chosen and then marked on sketch.

37. For decipherment of indented writing which of the following methods can be used?

  1. ESDA
  2. Oblique light
  3. Transmitted light
  4. Both ESDA and oblique light

Answer: (4) Both ESDA and oblique light

38. At pH 6 glycine behaves as

  1. Anion
  2. Cation
  3. Zwitterion
  4. Inorganic ion

Answer: (3) Zwitterion

39. Cherry red discolouration of blood is due to

  1. Oxy haemoglobin
  2. Red haemoglobin
  3. Carboxy haemoglobin
  4. Cyanometh haemoglobin

Answer: (3) Carboxy haemoglobin

40. Takayama test, ferrous iron from haemoglobin reacts with pyridine to produce _____ crystals.

  1. Red Rohmbic
  2. Red Feathery
  3. Red Circular
  4. Green Feathery

Answer: (2) Red Feathery

41. The double-base propellant was invented by Nobel by gelatinisation of nitrocellulose with

  1. Diphenylamine
  2. Picrite
  3. Nitroglycerine
  4. Ether-alcohol mixture

Answer: (3) Nitroglycerine

42. Triangular cross section is seen in which type of hair?

  1. Eyelashes
  2. Eyebrows
  3. Scalp hair
  4. Beard hair

Answer: (4) Beard hair

43. Number of teeth in a Child’s mouth is 6. His most likely age is

  1. 2 months
  2. 10 months
  3. 1½ year
  4. 2 years

Answer: (2) 10 months

44. The slurry explosives are based on

  1. Nitrocellulose
  2. Nitroglycerine
  3. Ammonium Nitrate
  4. Potassium Chlorate

Answer: (3) Ammonium Nitrate

45. Battery cup is associated with which of the following?

  1. Shotgun Cartridge
  2. Rim-fire Cartridge
  3. Center-fire rifle Cartridge
  4. Pin-fire Cartridge

Answer: (1) Shotgun Cartridge

46. Green colour code on time pencil indicates that the explosion will occur after approximately:

  1. 30 minutes
  2. 5 hours
  3. 12 hours
  4. 30 hours

Answer: (2) 5 hours

47. A plastic explosive “Kirkee” is essentially the following explosive

  1. 2, 4, 6 Trinitrophenyl methyl Nitramine
  2. 2, 4, 6 Trinitrophenol
  3. 2, 4, 6 Trinitrotoluene
  4. Cyclo Trimethylene Trinitramine

Answer: (1) 2, 4, 6 Trinitrophenyl methyl Nitramine

48. In the manufacture of glass, sodium carbonate is added to sand to

  1. Reduce its melting point
  2. Prevent glass from dissolving in water
  3. Give it greater durability
  4. Reduce viscosity

Answer: (1) Reduce its melting point

49. Acid phosphatase is ____, secreted by prostate gland into seminal fluid

  1. Lipids
  2. Enzyme
  3. Carbohydrate
  4. Antigen

Answer: (2) Enzyme

50. The cuticle, outer zone of hair, consists of

  1. Haemoglobin
  2. Collagen
  3. Myosin
  4. Keratin

Answer: (4) Keratin