Forensic Evidence Examination Quiz Crafted by –
Sherlock Institute of Forensic Science India Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi
Introduction to Forensic Evidence Examination
Forensic evidence is evidence obtained by scientific methods such as ballistics, blood test, and DNA test and used in court. Forensic evidence often helps to establish the guilt or innocence of possible suspects. Analysis of forensic evidence is used in the investigation and prosecution of civil as well as criminal proceedings. Forensic evidence can be used to link crimes that are thought to be related to one another
Let's look at the questions and their answer.
Ques 1. The objective of any crime scene investigation follows the given sequence:
a) Collect, Preserve, Recognize, Interpret and Reconstruct
b) Recognise, Preserve, Collect, Interpret and Reconstruct
c) Collect, Interpret, Preserve, Recognise and Reconstruct
d) Preserve, Collect, Interpret, Recognise and Reconstruct
Answer - b) Recognise, Preserve, Collect, Interpret and Reconstruct
Ques 2. Which of the following pairs is correctly matched?
a) Modified double-line search method is also known as – Grid Method
b) Druggist’s fold packaging are well suited as – Secondary Containers
c) The last stage in crime scene reconstruction is – Hypothesis Formulation
d) Wet and moist biological evidence should be packed in – Airtight Containers
Answer - a) Modified double-line search method is also known as – Grid Method
Ques 3. Which of the following statements is not true in case of an accident report?
a) The diagram of the position of the vehicles as found after the accident should be present.
b) Diagram of the tyre marks, impact marks and other items found at the scene should be present.
c) The report may contain statements made by the parties or witnesses at a later stage.
d) Photographs of the scene.
Answer - c) The report may contain statements made by the parties or witnesses at a later stage.
Ques 4. Assertion (A): Detailed note should be recorded regarding the amount of blood found/splattered at the scene of occurrence.
Reason (R): It would help to evaluate the length of survival of the victim after assault.
a) Both (A) and (R) are correct
b) (A) is correct but (R) is incorrect
c) (A) is incorrect but (R) is correct
d) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect
Answer - a) Both (A) and (R) are correct
Ques 5. The following methods can be used for collection of fibers from crime scene, except:
a) Adhesive Tape
b) Plaster of Paris
c) Picking by Forceps
Answer - b) Plaster of Paris
Ques 6. If an evidence at the crime scene is contaminated, investigator must do which of the following:
a) Decontaminate the evidence
b) Must record this fact
c) Destroy the evidence
d) Bring the fact to the notice of superior
Answer - b) Must record this fact
Ques 7. Assertion (A): While investigating a digital crime scene, items like laptop, pendrives available at the scene should be seized.
Reason (R): Login and Passwords etc. may be asked from the laptop owner present at the scene.
a) Both (A) and (R) are correct
b) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect
c) (A) is correct but (R) is incorrect
d) (R) is correct but (A) is incorrect
Answer - c) (A) is correct but (R) is incorrect
Ques 8. In connection with a crime scene sketch, which of the following is correct?
a) Distances can be measured by steps.
b) Small distances, for example, distance between a firearm and victim, can be guessed, whereas others can be measured by a measuring tape.
c) Each distance should be accurately measured, accurately converted according to scale chosen and then marked on sketch.
d) Each distance should be accurately measured, may be approximately converted to scale and then marked in sketch.
Answer - c) Each distance should be accurately measured, accurately converted according to scale chosen and then marked on sketch.
Ques 9. Which of the following methods of searching the crime scene is considered most effective?
Answer - c) Grid
Ques 10. The “Innocence Project” with the purpose to re-examine post-conviction cases and to provide conclusive proof of guilt or innocence was first carried out in a university located at:
b) New York
Answer - b) New York