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Hair Evidence & Fiber Evidence

Quiz by Lindsay Giglio

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30 questions
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  • Q1
    The outside covering of hair that resists chemical decomposition.
    Medulla
    Cuticle
    Keratin
    Cortex
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  • Q2
    Inside the cuticle, protein-rich structure around the medulla that contains pigment
    Cortex
    Keratin
    Medulla
    Cuticle
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  • Q3
    The diameter of the medulla divided by the diameter of the hair shaft.
    Cortex index
    Medulla
    Cuticle Index
    Medullary Index
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  • Q4
    Can hair effectively be used in trial as evidence by itself?
    No
    Maybe
    Only if the judge approves
    Yes
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  • Q5
    How many steps are involved in Hair Analysis?
    Three
    Four
    Two
    one
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  • Q6
    The growth phase of hair is called
    Telogen
    Anagen
    Keratin
    Follicle
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  • Q7
    The resting phase of hair (where no growth is occurring is called)________.
    Anagen
    Telogen
    Follicle
    Keratin
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  • Q8
    If a hair has a root, you should _______.
    Gross, throw it away.
    Nothing, it's class evidence anyway.
    Do hair analysis in Trace Evidence
    Send it for DNA testing
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  • Q9
    Hairs that are pulled out may have
    Breaks
    Pigment
    Keratin
    Tissue attached
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  • Q10
    _______transfer is transfer directly from the region of the body where they are growing
    Primary
    Tertiary
    Secondary
    None of these
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  • Q11
    _______transfer is the transfer of hairs from the clothing of an individual.
    None of these
    Secondary
    Primary
    Tertiary
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  • Q12
    When is the ideal time to collect known hair from a suspect after the crime has taken place?
    Within Five years
    It is okay to wait a while.
    Within a year
    As soon as possible.
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  • Q13
    Can you absolutely give an exact age number for someone from examining their hair
    Maybe
    Only if the judge tells you to
    yes
    No
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  • Q14
    People can generate more hair follicles over time
    Maybe
    Yes
    No
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  • Q15
    What protein is hair composed of?
    Medulla
    Keratin
    Cortex
    Cuticle
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  • Q16
    Hair color is mostly the result of __________, which are chemical compounds that reflect certain wavelengths of visible light.
    Keratin
    Pigments
    Medulla
    Cuticles
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  • Q17
    _____can alter hairs texture
    Candy
    Proteins
    Nutrition
    Pigment
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  • Q18
    ____varies in scales, pigment, and thickness
    Cortex
    Keratin
    Medulla
    Cuticle
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  • Q19
    ___is the most important part of the hair shaft in identifying an individual
    Keratin
    Medulla
    Cuticle
    Cortex
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  • Q20
    _____may vary in Opacity, Thickness, Continuity, and whether or not it is even present.
    Cuticle
    Keratin
    Cortex
    Medulla
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