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5 Matching questions

  1. Thomas Jennings
  2. Cyanoacrylate
  3. Latent Prints
  4. IAFIS
  5. Bite Marks
  1. a that are "hidden" and are not visible to the naked eye. These prints consist only of the natural secretions of human skin and require treatment to cause them to become visible.
  2. b unique and can be used to identify suspects. These imprints were placed in gum and could be matched to crime scene evidence.
  3. c "super glue" fumes react with water and other fingerprint constituents to form a hard, whitish deposit.
  4. d Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (FBI's). Police forces can submit samples to be compared to those on this computerized database
  5. e first person be convicted using fingerprints in the US

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. adhere to both water and fatty deposits. Choose a color to contrast the background.
  2. react with chlorides to form silver chloride, a material which turns gray when exposed to light
  3. devised a workable classification system independently of Vucetich and implemented it in India in 1897.
  4. has friction ridges that enter on one side of the finger and cross to the other side while rising upward in the middle
  5. Use of some type of body metrics for the purpose of identification.

5 True/False questions

  1. Lip PrintsA special plastic material rolled from the bottom of the ear to the top produces an ear print that can be developed just like a fingerprint. Ear prints can also be lifted from windows at crime scenes.


  2. PalmsAutomated Fingerprint Identification System


  3. Ear Printsdisplay one of five common patterns: Short Vertical Lines, Long Vertical Lines, Rectangular Lines that may criss-cross, Diamond, and Branching


  4. Ninhydrinfumes react with oils and fats to produce a temporary yellow brown reaction. Iodine crystals sublime (go directly from solid to vapor).


  5. Eccrine Glandlargely water with both inorganic (ammonia, chlorides, metal ions, phosphates) and organic compounds (amino acides, lactic acids, urea sugars)