1. Arrange the following post-mortem changes in an ascending order:

i. Cooling of the body

ii. Greenish discolouration of abdomen

iii. Rigor mortis

iv. Marbling


(A) i iii ii iv

(B) ii iv i iii

(C) iv iii ii i

(D) i ii iii iv

Answer: (A)

2. The shape of cooling curve pattern of a human cadaver is

(A) Ascending

(B) Descending

(C) Parabola

(D) Sigmoid

Answer: (D)

3. Spinal cord is preserved in which of the following cases?

(A) Alcohol

(B) Arsenic

(C) Oleander

(D) Strychnine

Answer: (D)

4. Pseudocyesis refers to false

(A) Rape

(B) Pregnancy

(C) Abortion

(D) Infanticide

Answer: (B)

5. Brush burn or graze is a form of

(A) Abrasion

(B) Chop wound

(C) Contusion

(D) Laceration

Answer: (A)

6. Assertion (A): While taking the photograph of the dead body at the scene of offence a scale should be put by the side of the body.

Reason (R): It would help to calculate the total height of the person.


(A) Both (A) and (R) are correct.

(B) (A) is correct, but (R) is incorrect.

(C) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect.

(D) (A) is incorrect, but (R) is correct.

Answer: (B)

7. Which of the following is the most important component for the individualization of hair?

(A) Follicular tag

(B) Cuticle

(C) Medulla

(D) Cortex

Answer: (A)

8. Which are the natural fibres?

(A) Cotton, jute, wool, hemp

(B) Cotton, nylon, rayon, wool

(C) Silk, jute, polyester, cotton

(D) Rayon, silk, hemp, polyester

Answer: (A)

9. Jaffe test for urine is a reaction between

(A) creatinine and picric acid

(B) Urea and ammonium hydroxide

(C) Urea and picric acid

(D) creatinine and ammonium hydroxide

Answer: (A)

10. Which of the following is a pigment found in faecal matter?

(A) Titanium oxide

(B) Urobilinogen

(C) Creatinine

(D) Keratin

Answer: (B)