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5 Matching questions

  1. autopsy
  2. toxicology
  3. imbricate
  4. accidental death
  5. butyric fermentation
  1. a this is conducted to determine the manner, cause, and mechanism of death
  2. b death that is caused by unplanned events such as drowning or a boat accident
  3. c cuticle scales of humans, they are flat and narrow
  4. d study of drugs and poisons
  5. e stage of decomposition where the corpse begins to dry out and most of the flesh is gone

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. embedded in the skin, this structure produces the hair shaft
  2. a fingerprint pattern that resembles a bull's eye (30%)
  3. a visible fingerprint that happens when fingers with blood, ink, or some other substance on them touch a surface and transfer the pattern of their fingerprint to that surface
  4. the combination of details in the shapes and positions of ridges in fingerprints that make each unique
  5. a hidden fingerprint made visible through the use of powders or other techniques

5 True/False questions

  1. erector muscletraps air between the hair and skin to keep warm


  2. keratinthe shaft of the hair is composed of this protein that consists of a chain of amino acids which helps make the hair both strong and flexible


  3. rigor mortisthe cooling of the body after death. means death heat


  4. circumstantial evidencea kind of evidence that identifies a particular person or thing


  5. liver mortisstiffening of the skeletal muscles after death