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Forensics Ch. 11 Quiz. Question and Answer Samples and Techniques. Experts agree on a single definition for death. There are 4 ways a person can die, and these are referred to as the manner of death. What are the 4 manners of death?. natural death a ccidental death s uicidal death

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forensics ch 11 quiz

ForensicsCh. 11 Quiz

Question and Answer

Samples and Techniques

what are the 4 manners of death
What are the 4 manners of death?

natural death

accidental death

suicidal death

homicidal death

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A man with a heart condition is attacked and dies from a heart attack during the assault. What is the manner of death?

suicide

natural

accident

homicide

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An elderly woman dies after being kept from receiving proper health care by her son. What is the manner of death?

suicide

natural

accident

homicide

the reason someone dies if referred to as the
The reason someone dies if referred to as the ________________.

time of death

manner of death

mechanism of death

cause of death

which of the following is not a cause of death
Which of the following is NOT a cause of death?

suffocation

strangulation

heart attack

shooting

loss of blood

what is the mechanism of death
What is the mechanism of death?

The stiffness that occurs after death.

The immediate reason for a person’s death.

The means by which someone dies.

The specific change in the body that brought about death.

what are the 6 factors used to estimate a person s time of death
What are the 6 factors used to estimate a person’s time of death?

livor mortis

rigor mortis

algor mortis

stomach/intestinal contents

decomposition

insects

livor mortis refers to
Livor mortis refers to:

death coolness

death stiffness

death heat

death color

what is lividity
What is lividity?

Pooling of blood in the body

lividity begins hours after death and if the skin is pressed lividity will remain after hours
Lividity begins ___ hours after death, and If the skin is pressed, lividity will remain after _________ hours.

2 hours; 6 hours

4 hours; 8 hours

2 hours; 12 hours hours

4 hours; 12 hours

2 hours; 8 hours

what does dual lividity suggest
What does dual lividity suggest?

That a body was kept in one position two hours after death and then moved to a second position before the lividity became permanent.

which statement is true about rigor mortis
Which statement is true about rigor mortis?

When leaving the body, it starts in the feet and works its way up to the head.

It may remain in the body for up to 36 hours.

Peak rigor is at 10 hours.

It starts in the feet and works its way up to the head.

It starts in the head and works its way down to the legs.

algor mortis means
Algor mortis means:

death stiffness

death color

death heat and describes the temperature gain in the corpse.

death chill and describes the temperature loss in the corpse.

death heat and describes the temperature loss in the corpse.

to take a corpse s temperature forensic investigators insert a thermometer into the
To take a corpse’s temperature, forensic investigators insert a thermometer into the ______.

underarm

stomach

rectum

mouth

liver

why do medical examiners study the corpse s stomach and intestinal contents
Why do medical examiners study the corpse’s stomach and intestinal contents?

To help determine time of death.

if the stomach is empty but food is found in the small intestine then death occurred after a meal
If the stomach is empty but food is found in the small intestine, then death occurred _______________ after a meal.

at least 6-8 hours

at least 2-4 hours

0-2 hours

12 or more hours

at least 4-6 hours

during decomposition the skin takes on a marbled appearance within
During decomposition, the skin takes on a marbled appearance within:

8-10 days after death

6-8 days after death

5-6 days after death

2-4 days after death

0-2 days after death

during decomposition when do fluids begin to leak from the body and organs begin to liquify
During decomposition, when do fluids begin to leak from the body and organs begin to liquify?

More than 10 days

0-2 days

4-6 days

3-4 days

6-10 days

the study of insects as they pertain to legal matters is called
The study of insects as they pertain to legal matters is called ________________.

forensic entomology

what are the 7 stages in the blowfly life cycle
What are the 7 stages in the blowfly life cycle?

Egg

Larva 1

Larva 2

Larva 3

Pre-Pupa

Early & late Pupa

Adult