MCQ's on Forensic Medicines Quiz for Staff Nurses and Medical Exams

MCQ's on Forensic Medicines Quiz for Staff Nurses and Medical Exams

1. Most common pattern finger print is
(A) Whorls
(B) Loops
(C) Composite
(D) Arches

2. Dactylography introduced in India by
(A) William Herschel
(B) Frances Galton
(C) Locard

3. Poroscopy is
(A) Counting pores of sweat glands
(B) Counting pores of sebaceous glands
(C) Counting number of ridges

4. Tattoo marks destroyed, their presence can be inferred from presence of pigment in
(A) Deep dermis
(B) Subcutaneous tissue
(C) Lymph nodes Regional

5. Blush discolouration of neck of tooth due to
(A) Cyanosis
(B) Bismuth
(C) Copper
(D) Nicotine

6. Suspected air embolism body cavity to be opened first is
(A) Brain
(B) Thorax
(C) Abdomen
(D) Pelvis

7. “Under taker’s fracture” due to falling of head (Backward) occurs at
(A) L5S1
(B) T12L1
(C) C6L7
(D) C1-C2

8. Most fixed part of intestine is
(A) Duodenum
(B) Jejunum
(C) Colon
(D) Ileum

9. After death blood usually remains fluid except in
(A) Pneumonia
(B) Septicemia
(C) CO poisoning
(D) Hypofibrinogenemia

10. “Nutmeg liver” refers to
(A) Amoebic hepatitis
(B) Pyogenic abscess
(C) Chronic venous congestion
(D) Portal cirrhosis

11. Child brain attains mature size and wt at about
(A) 3 yrs
(B) 5 yrs
(C) 7 yrs
(D) 9 yrs

12. Time limit for exhumation in India is
(A) 2 yrs
(B) 5 yrs
(C) 7 yrs
(D) no time limit

13. For transplantation cornea can be removed from dead upto
(A) 6 hrs
(B) 12 hrs
(C) 18 hrs
(D) 24 hrs

14. Exhumation done under order by
(A) Police officer
(B) Superintendent police
(C) First class magistrate

15. Diagnosis of brain death dependent upon all except
(A) Dilated/fixed pupil
(B) No spontaneous breathing
(C) Flat EEG
(D) Cessation of cardiac contraction.

16. After stoppage of circulation muscles can live upto
(A) 10 mts
(B) 30 mts
(C) 3 hrs
(D) 6 hrs

17. Anoxic anoxia produced by all except
(A) Drowning
(B) Fire accidents
(C) Cyanide poisoning
(D) Strangulation

18. Tardieu spots in hanging are common at all the following sites except
(A) Scalp
(B) Eyebrow
(C) Chest wall
(D) Face

19. Tardieu’s spot
(A) Septicemia
(B) Endocarditis
(C) Meningococcemia
(D) All of the above

20. Earliest sign of death is
(A) loss of skin elasticity
(B) Corneal clouding
(C) Cooling of body
(D) Postmortem lividity

21. Tache noire refers to
(A) Postmortem staining
(B) Flaccidity of eyeball
(C) Wrinkled dusty sclera
(D) Maggot growth

22. Rectal temperature does not appreciably fall till what time after death
(A) 15-30 mts
(B) 30-60 mts
(C) 60-90 mts
(D) none of the above

23. Postmortem caloricity seen in poisoning from.
(A) Arsenic
(B) Strychnine
(C) Cyanide
(D) Organophosphorus

24. Postmortem lividity well developed with in
(A) 2 hrs
(B) 4 hrs
(C) 6 hrs
(D) 8 hrs

25. Fixation of postmortem staining occurs in
(A) 2 hrs
(B) 4 hrs
(C) 6 hrs
(D) 8 hrs

26. Rigor mortis starts when muscle ATP is reduced below
(A) 50%
(B) 5%
(C) 15%
(D) 5%

27. Rigor mortis first evident in
(A) Intestine
(B) Myocardium
(C) Interstitial muscle
(D) Eyelids

28. Cutis anserina of rigor mortis due to stiffness of
(A) Erector pilorum
(B) Biceps
(C) Cremaster
(D) Diaphragm

29. Rigor mortis does not occur in fetus less than
(A) 9 mth
(B) 7 mth
(C) 6 mth
(D) 8 mth

30. In India rigor mortis lasts for
(A) 12-24 hrs
(B) 24 –48 hrs
(C) 36-72 hrs
(D) 48-96 hrs

31. Cadaveric spasm commonly seen in
(A) Legs
(B) Hands
(C) Neck muscles
(D) Involuntary muscles

32. Heat stiffening occurs when body exposed to temperature
(A) 450C
(B) 550C
(C) 650C
(D) 750C

33. Chief agent for bacterial putrefaction is
(A) E.coli
(B) (B) fragilis
(C) (C)welchii
(D) Staph aureus

34. Postmortem hemolysis due to bacterial enzyme
(A) Lecithinase
(B) Phospholipase
(C) Streptokinase
(D) Hyaluronidase

35. First external sign of putrefaction of body lying in air is around
(A) Umbilicus
(B) Rt iliac fossa
(C) Lt iliac fossa
(D) Chest wall

36. Greenish colour earliest sign of putrefaction due to
(A) Hb
(B) Meta Hb
(C) SulphmetHb
(D) CarboxyHb

37. Combustible gas of autolysis is
(A) Nitrogen dioxide
(B) Hydrogen sulphide
(C) Methane
(D) Carbon dioxide

38. Postmortem luminescence due to
(A) Photobacterium fischeri
(B) Armillaria mellea

39. First internal organ to putrefy is
(A) Heart
(B) Brain
(C) Larynx / trachea
(D) Kidney

40. Last organ to putrefy
(A) Uterus / prostate
(B) Testes
(C) Ovary
(D) Adrenals

41. Putrefaction occurs more rapidly in
(A) Water
(B) Air
(C) Soil
(D) Cold-salt water

42. Adipocere starts early in all of following except
(A) Face
(B) Breast
(C) Buttock
(D) Chest wall

43. Dehydration / Shriveling of cadaver is called
(A) Putrefaction
(B) Mummification
(C) Saponification

44. Formaldehyde injected for embalming is
(A) 10%
(B) 20%
(C) 30%
(D) 40%

45. Odour of mummified body is
(A) Pungent
(B) Putrid
(C) Offensive
(D) Odorless

46. For embalming chemicals are injected into
(A) Femoral artery
(B) Abdominal cavity
(C) Chest cavity

47. Maggots appear in natural orifices of dead in summer in about
(A) 2 – 4 hrs
(B) 6 – 8 hrs
(C) 8 – 12 hrs
(D) 12 – 24 hrs

48. After death all of following show rise in CSF except
(A) Lactic acid
(B) Amino acid
(C) Urea
(D) Uric acid

49. After death blood level of following decrease
(A) Sodium
(B) Potassium
(C) Magnesium
(D) None

50. Brush burn refers to
(A) Electric burn
(B) Lightening burn
(C) Sliding abrasion
(D) Pressure abrasion

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