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SCAN0216 - ANT 2390 Midterm ~ Spring 2005 1 Which Texas...

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Unformatted text preview: ANT 2390 Midterm ~ Spring 2005 1. Which Texas document provides the rules governing inquests upon dead bodies? a. Texas Constitution, Code of Criminal Procedure b. Texas Constitution, Code of Inquests 0. Texas Constitution, Code of Justices of the Peace 2. Cause of Death is defined as a. the disease and/or injury which starts the lethal train of events, brief or prolonged, leading to death b. the physiological derangement through which the cause of death exerts its lethal influence Fowm'iism OF death 3. The duties of a medical examiner/ coroner include a. performing an autopsy b. review of medical records c. arresting suspects d. a&b only 4. Abrasions, Contusions and Lacerations represent: a. blunt force injuries b. sharp force injuries (stab Wound 8') 0. none of the above 5. Evidence is a. an item that can be used to exclude a suspect b. fibers found at the scene of a crime c. DNA from a bloodstain d. all of the above 6. Histology includes a. testing of blood, urine and ocular fluid b. the “fixing” of small pieces of tissues for microscopic analysis c. analysis of blood or head hairs for DNA analysis 7. Livor Mortis, Algor Mortis and Rigor Mortis a. can be used to estimate a time of death Cupid: <1 WY) POM/1+ a 312 hrs) b. are too random to be helpful in any way c. do not occur until very late in the decomposition process 8. Rigor Mortis can be hastened by a. Cooling (mots ‘fi- downX b. Mild Obesity 0. Disease d. all of the above ...
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