Diversity of Forensic Science Quiz Crafted by –
Sherlock Institute of Forensic Science India Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi
Introduction to Diversity of Forensic Science
Forensic science is the use of scientific methods or expertise to investigate crimes or examine evidence that might be presented in a court of law. Forensic science comprises a diverse array of disciplines, from fingerprint and DNA analysis to anthropology and wildlife forensics.
Let's look at the questions and their answers:
Ques 1. What are the factors that enhance the diversity of forensic science?
a) Engagement of people from all backgrounds
b) Highly qualified people
c) Expert in a specific field
d) None of these
Answer-a) Engagement of people from all backgrounds
Ques 2. Who was the first to use objective measurement of physiological changes for detecting deception in persons involved in the commission of offences?
Answer- d) Lombroso
Ques 3. What is acronym STEM stands for?
a) Science, Training, Engineering, Math
b) Skilled, Trainers, Engineering, Math
c) Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics
d) Science, Technology, Experts, Math
Answer- c) Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics
Ques 4. Which book highlighted the importance of STEM?
a) Energy & Transportation
b) Rising Above Gathering Storm
c) A new biology for the 21st century
d) None of these
Answer- b) Rising Above Gathering Storm
Ques 5. The study of how organisms decay and become fossilized or preserved in the paleontological record is known as?
Answer - c) Taphonomy
Ques 6. Holographic will is a?
a) Document with a hologram
b) A “will” that weighs 10 grams
c) Document written and signed entirely by its author
d) The paper is made of hollow fibers
Answer- c) Document written and signed entirely by its author
Ques 7. Environmental DNA (eDNA) is obtained from environmental samples and can be utilized___?
a) to monitor biodiversity and investigate ancient ecosystems
b) to assess changes in the environment which affect species diversity
c) both a & b
d) none of the above
Answer- a) to monitor biodiversity and investigate ancient ecosystems
Ques 8. DNA can be used in several ways to promote and conserve biodiversity to
a) Geographical spread
b) To monitor the state
c) Genetic diversity of endangered species
d) All of the above
Answer- d) All of the above
Ques 9. The shaft or central part of a long bone is called as?
Answer- d) Diaphysis
Ques 10. Apermanent, fixed point of reference used in mapping a crime scene is known as?
a) Centre point
b) Focal point
c) Datum Point
d) None of the above
Answer- c) Datum Point