Add to wishlist

CRJ 320 WK 5 Quiz 5 Chapter 8,9 MULTIPLE CHOICE

1. Which of the following factors can assist in establishing time of death? a. victim’s clothing b. presence of weapons c. rigor mortis d. hair color 2. The type of “lust murderer” who is usually of above-average intelligence, methodical and cunning, and socially skilled, and who tricks victims into situations in which he can torture and then murder them, is called a(n), a. serial killer. b. organized offender. c. disorganized offender. d. mass murderer. 3. Which of the following statements is not true with regard to death investigations? a. Body temperature drops 2 to 3 degrees in the first hour after death. b. Rigor mortis appears first in the smaller muscles, such as those of the face. c. After about 36 hours, rigor mortis usually disappears in the same sequence as it appeared. d. Maximum lividity occurs within 15–20 hours after death. 4. Premeditation would be a requirement in which case? a. first-degree murder b. second-degree murder c. excusable homicide d. justifiable homicide 5. Rigor mortis is at its maximum at about ____________ hours after death. a. 6 to 8 hours b. 8 to 9 hours c. 12 to 24 hours d. 36 to 48 hours 6. Deaths are classified by type as a. natural, accidental noncriminal, suicide, homicide noncriminal and criminal. b. natural, accidental, suicide, murder. c. Accidental, suicide, murder, voluntary. d. either by accident or by the hands of another. 7. A dead body that sinks in water usually remains immersed for a. 5 to 7 days in warm water and 3 to 4 weeks in cold water. b. 8 to 10 days in warm water and 2 to 3 weeks in cold water. c. 2 to 3 weeks in warm water and 5 to 6 weeks in cold water. d. none of these choices. 8. The first priority in a preliminary homicide investigation is to a. render aid to the victim. b. keep the media away from the area. c. identify the suspect. d. secure the safety of the scene. 9. A common indicator of suicide using a knife is a. no weapon present. b. defensive wounds. c. wounds made through clothing. d. hesitation wounds. 10. Most medical examinations of a deceased person are conducted primarily to a. prepare the body for burial. b. determine the deceased’s identity. c. determine the time and cause of death. d. satisfy the state’s legal requirement. 11. Noncriminal homicide includes a. justifiable homicide. b. suicide. c. voluntary manslaughter. d. involuntary manslaughter. 12. A stiffening of portions of the body after death is referred to as a. desiccation. b. rigor mortis. c. adipocere. d. livor mortis. 13. What may occur if a body is exposed to an extremely hot and dry climate? a. decomposition b. disarticulation c. mummification d. skeletonization within 24 hours 14. Premeditation would be a requirement in which case? a. first-degree murder b. second-degree murder c. excusable homicide d. Manslaughter 15. It can be assumed that a victim has died on land if a. the victim’s eyes glisten when the body is brought out of the water. b. diatoms are found on the body. c. half of the victim’s eye looks dry when the body is brought out of the water. d. none of these choices. 16. If death is caused by carbon monoxide poisoning, lividity is a. white. b. dark blue or purple. c. absent. d. cherry red or strong pink. 17. Which of the following is not an indication of suicide? a. defense wounds b. hesitation wounds c. wounds under clothing d. weapon tightly clutched 18. Murder is classified as a. excusable homicide. b. nonfelonious homicide. c. criminal homicide. d. justifiable homicide. 19. Most cases of hanging are a. homicides. b. accidents. c. suicides. d. accidental homicides. 20. Shotgun wounds produce __________ than single bullets. a. smaller exit wounds b. smaller entry wounds c. both smaller exit and smaller entry wounds d. neither smaller exit nor smaller entry wounds 21. The postmortem cooling process of the body is called a. adipocere. b. lividity. c. rigor mortis. d. algor mortis. 22. A study of 800 homicide cases found that investigators are more likely to clear a homicide if a. there is at least one witness to the crime. b. they arrive at the scene within 30 minutes of being notified. c. the incident is reported within 30 minutes to a 911 dispatcher. d. at least one detective assigned to the case attended the postmortem examination. 23. The criminal or noncriminal, felonious or nonfelonious taking of life by another human or by an agency, such as a government, is called a. murder. b. homicide. c. manslaughter. d. crime against nature. 24. What type of murder usually includes the killing of three or more separate victims with a “cooling off” period between the killings? a. mass murder b. spree murder c. serial murder d. disorganized killing 25. The study of poisons can determine the type of poison, the amount ingested, the approximate time ingested and the effect on the body. This field is referred to as a. toxicology. b. odontology. c. homeopathy. d. entomology.

Preview 1 out of 7 pages
Add to wishlist
100% Money Back Guarantee
Download is directly available
Better prepared for your exams
Document information
Member since 1 year ago
252 documents sold
Reviews received:
Buy with confidence
Trusted by students worldwide
Over the past month, 21,189 students have bought study materials through Stuvia.
Immediately available, always accessible
Your summaries are immediately downloadable after purchase, wherever and whenever you study, in both digital and hardcopy formats.
100% money back guarantee
Is your purchase not to your liking? Then you will be refunded for the entire amount, as Stuvia credit.
Safe & Protected transactions
Pay with trusted payment options like Celbux, or your Credit or Debit Card. Payments are handled through a secure TLS-Connection so your information is always well protected.

The best study notes

Avoid resits and achieve higher grades with the best study notes written by your fellow students.
Avoid resits
With summaries written by fellow students, you are guaranteed to be properly prepared for your exams. Over 250,000 specific summaries are at your disposal. Your fellow students know exactly where the pitfalls lie and what the key elements will be to your success in that module. With their assistance, you can become well prepared and can avoid having to retake exams.
Get better grades
Thanks to the summaries written by fellow students specifically for your course and its modules, you will never miss a trick when it comes to your exams. No generic book summaries, but the specific content you need to ace your exams.
Earn while you study
Have you written lots of lecture summaries or notes? Earn hundreds of pounds each month by selling your written material to your fellow students. Last year students earned over R 200 000 from selling their work to other students.