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Practical 1- Jeopardy (Forensic Science)
Exam review
Exam format = multiple choice
Intended to give you an idea of type of questions asked
Not meant to be exhaustive
Some topics cannot be covered due to
Time constraints
Or because you have not had the lecture yet
Forensic Anthropology (FA)
Refers to the relationship b/w objects, is important in crime scene investigation and in determination of forensic significance what is context? The study of the processes that affect the body after death to discovery  what is taphonomy? Determined by the Forensic Anthropologist, denotes importance in a medico-legal investigation and to police  What is forensic significance? The type of – say homicide or suicide What is manner of death? Adult age estimation techniques include degeneration of these  what are pubic symphysis and auricular surface of the pelvis? Fingerprints

The high and low points of the skin, respectively that makes up fingerprints  what are ridges and furrows? Ridge end, ridge dot, bifurcation, enclosure, short ridge  what are the five basic characteristics that make a ridge pattern in a fingerprint? Found on the fingers, palms,  what is friction ridge skin? Develop in utero, are unique, remain unchanged are classifiable?  What are the four premises of fingerprint identification? The fingerprint from left to right (images)  What are – arch, loop & whorl? Forensic Identification (FI)

Standardized across Canada and found in two place in Ontario; Ottawa for the RCMP and Aylmer for provincial police but all can take courses What is training for forensic identification officers? Comes from Latin which means to speak publically before the forum  what is Forensic? The investigators and processors of crime scenes in Canada What are the RCMP, Provincial and Municipal Police Forces? Works in the lab analyzing evidence from a variety of different crime scenes? Who is a Forensic Scientist? Someone who is not a winner, or what the acronym stands for...
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