Fingerprints

Fingerprints

A quiz testing the use of finger prints in a forensic examination using different procedures.

published on April 09, 201210 responses 0 5.0★ / 5

Which 5 of these statements apply to Granular powder?

Select the five correct answers
Applied with a Zephyr brush
Best used on smooth surfaces
The fingerprint is photographed
Made up of large spherical grains
Common type is aluminium but can also
come in brass
In either black or white coloured
powder
Best used on grainy surfaces
Applied using a soft animal hair
brush
Applied with a magnetic wand
Lifted with a low-tack adhesive tape

Which of these statements apply to magnetic powder.

Select the three correct answers
Applied with a Zephyr brush
Contains Iron
Best used on grainy surfaces
Applied with a magnetic wand
Available as granular powder only
Available as flake powder only
Available as flake and granular
powder

Which 4 of these statements apply to Flake powder?

Select the four correct answers
Applied with a Zephyr brush
Best used on smooth surfaces
The fingerprint is photographed
Made up of large spherical grains
Common type is aluminium but can also
come in brass
In either black or white coloured
powder
Best used on grainy surfaces
Applied using a soft animal hair
brush
Applied with a magnetic wand
Lifted with a low-tack adhesive tape

Name the type of fingerprint that can only be found with further investigation.

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While examining a scene when a good source of light is found what should the investigator do next?

Alter the angle of light
Keep the light in the same angle at
all times
Shine the light from far away

Name the type of fingerprint that can be impressed or may be a transfer mark.

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