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  • 1. an impression made by the ridges on the inside of the last joint of the fingers and thumb on any surface through the medium of sweats, inks, or any ingredients capable of producing visibility.
A) Finger print
B) Palm print
C) Foot print
D) Ridges
  • 2. Finger bones closest to the hand
A) Distal Phalange
B) Medial Phalange
C) Proximal Phalange
D) Metacarpal bones
  • 3. A branch of Criminalistics that studies the structure of fingerprints for the purposes of criminal identification, registration, and investigation
A) Dactyloscopy
B) Podoscopy
C) Chiroscopy
D) Poroscopy
  • 4. It is the scientific examination or study of the sweat pores
A) Podoscopy
B) Dactyloscopy
C) Poroscopy
D) Chiroscopy
  • 5. Finger joint where fingerprints are usually found
A) Metacarpal bones
B) Proximal Phalange
C) Distal Phalange
D) Medial Phalange
  • 6. . The __________ were credited to first to use fingerprints
A) Chinese
B) Japanese
C) Greek
D) Roman
  • 7. He was the first Chinese ruler who devised a seal carved from white jade. It has the name of the owner on one side, and on the other side was the impression of the thumb.
A) Emperor Te’in Sheesh
B) Emperor Sheesh’in Shi
C) Emperor Shi Te’in
D) Emperor Te’in Shi
  • 8. The scientific examination or study of the palms of the hands
A) Poroscopy
B) Podoscopy
C) Dactyloscopy
D) Chiroscopy
  • 9. The scientific examination or study of the soles of the feet.
A) Podoscopy
B) Poroscopy
C) Chiroscopy
D) Dactyloscopy
  • 10. It is the procedure of personal identification based on the study and examination of the patterns that form arches, loops, and whorls on the fingertips, the palms of the hands, and the soles of the feet, as the method.
A) Chiroscopy
B) Dactyloscopy
C) Podoscopy
D) Poroscopy
  • 11. 11. He originated the term “loops and spiral” and one of the thin layers of the friction skin was named after him
A) Marcelo Malpighi
B) William J. Herschel
C) Johannes E. Purkenje
D) J.C. Mayer
  • 12. 12. He discovered that the skin on the inner surface of the hands bore patterns, which he later named and set rules governing their classification
A) J.C. Mayer
B) Marcelo Malpighi
C) William J. Herschel
D) Johannes E. Purkenje
  • 13. He was credited for the establishment of the present fingerprints system of identification for he provided the first actual tryout in establishing individuality using fingerprints.
A) Johannes E. Purkenje
B) Marcelo Malpighi
C) William J. Herschel
D) J.C. Mayer
  • 14. He took the prints of his own palms and after forty-one years (1879) he printed the same palms to prove that prints do not change
A) Juan Vucetic
B) Sir Edward R. Henry
C) Herman Welcker
D) Sir Francis Galton
  • 15. He discovered the three families of fingerprint patterns – Arches, Loops, and Whorls and devised a system of classification that was officially adopted on February 12, 1894
A) Juan Vucetic
B) Sir Francis Galton
C) Herman Welcker
D) Sir Edward R. Henry
  • 16. His system of identification replaced the Bertillonage system of identification in France making him known as the “Father of Fingerprint”
A) Herman Welcker
B) Juan Vucetic
C) Sir Francis Galton
D) Sir Edward R. Henry
  • 17. Developed a system of classifying prints that was used in most Spanish- speaking countries.
A) Sir Edward R. Henry
B) Sir Francis Galton
C) Herman Welcker
D) Juan Vucetic
  • 18. He is a warden of the Federal Penitentiary of Leavenworth. He established the first official use of fingerprints in the national government in the USA
A) Capt. James L. Parke
B) Isaiah West Tabor
C) Capt. James
D) Parke c. Maj. R. McCloughry
  • 19. He is the first Filipino fingerprint technician employed by the Philippine Constabulary
A) Mr.Jones
B) Isaiah West Tabor
C) Generoso Reyes
D) Mary K. Holland
  • 20. . First conviction based on fingerprint and leading judicial decision in the Phil Jurisprudence
A) Medina Vs. People of the Philippines
B) People of the Philippines Vs. Mercado
C) People of the Philippines Vs. Medina
D) People of the Philippines Vs. Jennings
  • 21. Established a modern and complete fingerprint file for the Philippine Commonwealth during the reoccupation of the Philippines by the American Forces
A) Mary K. Holland
B) Generoso Reyes
C) Lt. Asa and N. Darby
D) Mr.Jones
  • 22. With the use of standard specimens, evidence under question can be compared in order to effect identification
A) Identification by Comparison
B) Identification by Exclusion
C) Identification by Exemption
D) Identification by Elimination
  • 23. if two or more persons have to be identified and all but one is not yet identified, then the one whose identity has not been established
A) Identification by Exclusion
B) Identification by Comparison
C) Identification
D) Identification by Exemption
  • 24. . Points of Identification that may easily be changed, except:
A) Growth of hair
B) Change of occupation
C) Body ornamentation
D) Gait
  • 25. Points of Identification that may not be easily be changed, except:
A) Change of occupation
B) Memory
C) Speech
D) Manner of walking
  • 26. a gait in which the steps are short, the feet dragged, the legs held more or less widely apart
A) Ataxic gait
B) Paretic gait
C) Spastic gait
D) Waddling gait
  • 27. a gait in which the foot is raised high, thrown forward, and brought down suddenly
A) Paretic gait
B) Waddling gait
C) Spastic gait
D) Ataxic gait
  • 28. a gait in which the legs are held together and move in a stiff manner, and the toes to drag and catch
A) Waddling gait
B) Spastic gait
C) Ataxic gait
D) Paretic gait
  • 29. Scars caused by burns produced by scales or sparks or red-hot iron may be seen at the back of the hands of blacksmith are examples of:
A) Mannerisms
B) Occupational marks
C) Surgical scars
D) Tribal marks
  • 30. Below are points of identification applicable to both living and dead before the onset of decomposition, except:
A) Race
B) Deformities
C) Gait
D) Teeth (odontological record)
  • 31. They are composed of fibrous tissues which take the place of the original tissues which have been injured or destroyed
A) Tribal marks
B) Tattoo marks
C) Scars
D) Deformities
  • 32. A verbal, accurate, and picturesque description of the person being identified.
A) Photography
B) Portrait Parle
C) Dactyloscopy
D) Anthropometry
  • 33. . Considered as the first scientific method of personal identification.
A) Portrait Parle
B) Anthropometry
C) Photography
D) Dactyloscopy
  • 34. Below are scientific methods of personal identification, except:
A) Blood grouping
B) Comparison
C) DNA testing
D) Photography
  • 35. This principle of fingerprint identification states that there are no two people having the same fingerprints. It is based on the statistical probability that it would be impossible for any two persons to have similar fingerprints
A) . Principle of Permanency
B) Principle of Individuality
C) Principle of Infallibility
D) Principle of Constancy
  • 36. This principle of fingerprint identification states that once ridges are fully developed their general arrangement remains the same throughout a person’s life.
A) Principle of Permanency
B) Principle of Infallibility
C) Principle of Constancy
D) Principle of Individuality
  • 37. This principle of fingerprint identification states that fingerprint is a reliable positive means of identification.
A) Principle of Individuality
B) Principle of Permanency
C) Principle of Constancy
D) Principle of Infallibility
  • 38. It is an epidermal hairless skin found on the ventral or lower surface of the hands and feet covered with minute ridges and furrows and without pigment or coloring matters, also called epidermal ridges
A) Friction Skin
B) Ridge surface
C) Sweat pores
D) Dermal papillae
  • 39. These are tiny elevation or hill-like structures found on the epidermis layer of the skin containing sweat pores
A) Valleys
B) Furrows
C) Ridges
D) Sweat Ducts
  • 40. It is a small opening found anywhere across the ridge surface but is usually found near the center.
A) Sweat glands
B) Sweat Ducts
C) Ridge Surface
D) Sweat pores
  • 41. These are the canal-like impression or depression found between the ridges which may be compared with the low area in a tire tread.
A) Ridges
B) Sweat Ducts
C) Furrows
D) Valleys
  • 42. It is found in the dermis and is responsible for the production of sweat
A) Sweat Ducts
B) Sweat glands
C) Sweat pores
D) Ridge Surface
  • 43. The outer covering of the skin
A) Epidermis
B) Stratum Corneum
C) Dermis
D) Stratum Mucosum
  • 44. The inner layer of the skin containing blood vessels, various glands, and nerves.
A) Stratum Corneum
B) Dermis
C) Stratum Mucosum
D) Epidermis
  • 45. These are irregular blunt pegs composed of delicate connective tissues protruding and forming the ridges of the skin on the fingers, palms, toes, and soles of the feet
A) Dermal papillae
B) Friction Skin
C) Ridge surface
D) Sweat pores
  • 46. Human fetus’ inside the womb begin forming ridges in _______________
A) 1st to 2nd month
B) 2nd to 3rd month
C) 3rd to 4th month
D) 5th to 6th month
  • 47. The condition at which the person’s finger is enlarged.
A) Syndactyly
B) Microdactyly
C) Ectrodactyly
D) Macrodactyly
  • 48. The condition in which the person is born with a missing finger
A) Ectrodactyly
B) Syndactyly
C) Microdactyly
D) Macrodactyly
  • 49. The condition at which a person’s finger is smaller than its usual size.
A) Syndactyly
B) Macrodactyly
C) Polydactyly
D) Microdactyly
  • 50. The condition of the hand characterized by the side fusion of some fingers.
A) Microdactyly
B) Syndactyly
C) Polydactyly
D) Macrodactyly
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