The Reflected Ultraviolet Imaging System (RUVIS) was first made available to law enforcement agencies more than a decade ago and is now in use throughout the U.S.A. by Federal, state and municipal agencies, and it has become a valuable aid to governments around the world. RUVIS derives its uniqueness from the fact that this handheld device permits investigators to actually see latent fingerprints on nonporous surfaces BEFORE any attempt is made to develop them using Read more about Modern Forensic Technology – RUVIS[…]
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Which of the following is NOT one of the features that must be present in order for a fingerprint pattern to be classified as a LOOP pattern? A) A ridge ending. B) A minimum ridge count of one. C) A core. D) A single delta. Please give your answer in the comment box below.
Which of these is a name given to the study of fingerprints? A) entomology B) trichology C) palynology D) dactyloscopy Please give your answer in the comment box below.
What is the function of the ridges on our fingers/palms which create fingerprints? A) they provide protection for our touch receptors. B) they help to identify a person. C) they enable us to grasp objects. D) they provide insulation for the tissues under the skin. Please give your answer in the comment box below.
What causes fingerprints to be left behind when we touch things? A) the dust on the surface we touch. B) the smoothness of the surface we touch. C) the natural oils/ sweat in the skin. D) the moisture in the atmosphere. Please give your answer in the comment box below.
Which of the following is NOT one of the three basic types of fingerprints patterns? A) spirals B) whorls C) loops D) arches Please give your answer in the comment box below.
At what age do human beings start acquiring fingerprints? A) at birth. B) at three months in womb life. C) at two weeks after birth. D) at six months in womb life. Please give your answer in the comment box below.
Which of the following statement regarding fingerprints is NOT true? A) Fingerprint patterns do not change with growth or age. B) Fingerprints are unique for every human being. C) Fingerprints are similar between two family members but different between two strangers. D) Even identical twins do not have identical fingerprints. Please give your answer in the comment box below.