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Chapter 12 Forensics

Quiz by Sharon Hartranft

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  • Q1
    towards the top of the body
    superior
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  • Q2
    towards the bottom of the body
    inferior
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  • Q3
    away from the midline
    lateral
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  • Q4
    if the body is stiff and feels warm, the person has been dead about this long
    3-8 hours
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  • Q5
    if the body is stiff and feels cold, the person has been dead about this long
    8-36 hours
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  • Q6
    if the body is limp, feels warm, the person has been dead about this long
    less than 3 hours
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  • Q7
    what happens to stomach contents when someone dies
    they're frozen in their current state
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  • Q8
    how long food is in the small intestine
    12 hours
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  • Q9
    rigor mortis typically goes away after this amount of time
    36-48 hours
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  • Q10
    when lividity becomes permanent
    8 hours
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  • Q11
    factors that affect algor mortis
    size or location of body, or weather
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  • Q12
    five things that can be determined from skeletal remains
    gender, age, race, height, injury
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  • Q13
    towards the midline
    medial
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  • Q14
    how long food is in the large intestine before exiting the rectum
    24 hours
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  • Q15
    at or near the surface
    superficial
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  • Q16
    how long till food leaves the stomach and goes to small intestine (how long it's in the stomach)
    2-6 hours
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  • Q17
    below the surface
    deep
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  • Q18
    where the process of digestion starts
    in the mouth
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  • Q19
    towards the head
    cranial
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  • Q20
    the peak of rigor occurs around this time
    12 hours
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