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The infallible means of identification

fingerprint

2

The father of fingerprints as a means of identification

Edward Richard Henry

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Ridge counting is common in—

loops

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If the document being questioned involves the handwriting, the possible issue is-

forgery

5

The patched traced by the pen on the paper

stroke

6

Father of Questioned Documents

Osborne

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A Special form of penlift distinguishable in that its perceptible gap appears in the writing-

hiatus

8

Analysis of handwriting by comparison and measurement

graphometry

9

The art of beautiful writing-

calligraphy

10

Majuscule is referring to-

capital letter

11

A science dealing with the motion of projectiles and condition affecting that motion

ballistics

12

A metallic or non-metallic cylindrical projectile propelled from a firearm by means of the expansive force of gases from burning powder

bullet

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13. A bullet that sets on fire by impact

incendiary bullet

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Used in measuring the pitch of riflings of firearm

helixometer

15

Father of Ballistics

Goddard

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Process employed in restoring faded serial number

chemical etching

17

To determine whether or not the blood is human or animal

precipitin test

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Chemical composition of a fixer which is used as hardener

Potassium alum

19

Object in open space that casts no shadow in taking photograph

Dull

20

Stiffness of the muscles of the corpse after 3 hours of death

Stage of post mortem rigidity
Rigor mortis

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1. In taking fingerprints, _____ are rolled towards the body of the subject.

Both thumbs

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2. _____ are rolled away from the body of the subject.

All fingers except the thumbs

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3. Fingerprint ink can be spread evenly on the glass slab by means of

Fingerprint roller

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4. Impressions which are taken simultaneously on the fingerprint card are known as

Plain impressions

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5. One of the cardinal rules in taking fingerprints is that the fingers must be completely

Dry

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6. Subject being fingerprinted must be advised by the operator to

Relax

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7. Correct sequence of the rolled impressions can be checked by means of the _____

Plain impression

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8. In taking fingerprints, the _______ must be dealt consciously

Fingerprint operator

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9. A speck of foreign matter present on the epidermis of the skin may cause the appearance of a true

Ridge formation