MCQs on Forensic Science - 44

1. Blue colour of PDS kerosene is due to the presence of which dye?

(A) Phenyl azo-naphthol

(B) Dialkyl amino anthraquinone

(C) Anthraquinone

(D) Anthracene

Answer: (B)

2. SEMTEX is a high explosive, which is a combination of the following:

(A) Nitroglycerine and Ammonium Nitrate

(B) RDX and TNT

(C) Dynamite and ANFO

(D) PETN and RDX

Answer: (D)

3. Berdon primer is a primer

(A) within an anvil

(B) without an anvil

(C) in the form of pill

(D) primer in the centre of the cartridge

Answer: (B)

4. The diameter of 8 bore shot gun is

(A) 0.615"

(B) 0.729"

(C) 0.835"

(D) 0.913"

Answer: (C)

5. The trigger pull of service rifle is

(A) 6 – 7 lbs

(B) 9 – 12 lbs

(C) 12 – 15 lbs

(D) 15 – 18 lbs

Answer: (A)

6. Ejector is not found in

(a) 303 Rifle

(b) Musket

(c) Revolver

(d) Automatic pistol


(A) (b) and (d) are correct.

(B) (a) and (c) are correct.

(C) (a) and (b) are correct.

(D) (b) and (c) are correct.

Answer: (D)

7. Ridge characteristics can be found in

(A) Palm print

(B) Foot print

(C) Finger prints

(D) All of the above

Answer: (D)

8. Arrange the following in ascending chronological order of their appearance:

(i) Manual type writer

(ii) Laser printer

(iii) Dot-matrix printer

(iv) Inkjet printer

Codes :

(A) (i), (iii), (iv), (ii)

(B) (i), (ii), (iv), (iii)

(C) (iii), (iv), (ii), (i)

(D) (i), (iv), (ii), (iii)

Answer: (A)

9. Match the following:

List – I List - II

a. Watermarks                                   i. Ink examination

b. Poroscopy                                       ii. Fingerprints

c. Thin Layer Chromatography      iii. ESDA

d. Indented writing                           iv. Paper


      a b c d

(A) iv ii i iii

(B) ii iv iii i

(C) iv ii iii i

(D) i iii ii iv

Answer: (A)

10. Match the following:

List – I                                                                                         List – II

a. Asphyxial death caused by suspension of 
the body by a ligature encircling the neck                         i. Drowning

b. Asphyxial death caused by constriction of 
the neck by a ligature without suspending the body        ii. Smothering

c. Asphyxial death caused due to aspiration of 
fluid into air-passage                                                              iii. Strangulation

d. Asphyxial death caused by closing the external 
respiratory orifices                                                                  iv. Hanging


      a b c d

(A) iv iii ii i

(B) i iii ii iv

(C) iv iii i ii

(D) iv i ii iii

Answer: (C)



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