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Flashcards in Fingerprinting Deck (20):
1

True or false? Correct the statement if it's false
Fingerprints are considered a form of class evidence.

False
Individual

2

True or false? Correct the statement if it's false
It is necessary to obtain a full print from a suspect in order to match his fingerprint with a fingerprint found at a crime scene.

False
A partial print will do

3

True or false? Correct the statement if it's false
Fingerprints do not change over time.

True

4

True or false? Correct the statement if it's false!
Fingerprints are a result of oil and secretions from skin mixing with dirt

True

5

True or false? Correct the statement if it's false
Arches are the least common form of fingerprint pattern

True

6

True or false? Correct the statement if it's false
Fingerprints are formed deep within the dermis layer of the skin

False
Formed in epidermis layer

7

True or false? Correct the statement if it's false Cyanoacrylate fuming is best for light colored, lightweight materials.

False
Iodine fuming

8

True or false? Correct the statement if it's false
The center of a loop or whorl is called the delta.

False
Core

9

True or false? Correct the statement if it's false
A print that was transferred in blood is called a plastic print.

False
Patent

10

True or false? Correct the statement if it's false
Sir Francis Galton developed the classification system for fingerprints that is still in use

True

11

What are lifting powers made of?

Metals

12

What color is the resulting print after iodine fuming

Orange or brown

13

What color is the resulting print after cyanoacrylate fuming?

White

14

How long does iodine fuming take?

10-15 minutes

15

How long does cyanoacrylate fuming take?

24-48 hours

16

True or false
Fingerprints are always the same between identical twins

False different

17

True or false
DNA is the same between identical twins

True

18

How many deltas are in a loop?

1

19

How many deltas are in a whorl

2

20

How many deltas are in a arch?

None

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