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Name: ________________ Spring 2014 Biol 320 Quiz 1 DUE: February 12 2014.
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS: PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR QUIZ IN THIS FILE FORMAT:
LASTNAME_Q1.DOC OR LASTNAME_Q1.DOCX.
Part I INSTRUCTIONS: Highlight, fill in the blank or box for the first section. Each
answer is worth 2 point. DO NOT REMOVE ANY ANSWER!
1.

An employee at a prestigious institute observes often that geese appear to
defecate only on the sidewalk. If the employee had the time to investigate this
further using the scientific method, what would be the employee’s best next step?
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.

2.

experiment
conclusion
hypothesis
analysis
none of the above

If the acidity of the solution is increased then the Hydrogen ion concentration
increases.
a.
b.

True
False

3.

Match this antibody with the correct antigen?

4.

T or F. The pH of lime juice is around 4.0 and that of bicarbonate solution
around 8.0; the difference is 4 meaning that beer is10000 times more acidic
than seawater.

5.

T or F. The atomic mass number equals the number of neutrons plus the number
of electrons.

6.

Which of the following tests are inappropriately matched?
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.

ELISA: immunoassay
Christmas Tree Stain: sperm
Luminol: pineapple juice
PSA: semen
None of the above

7.

Which of the following is correct for fingerprints?
a.
b.
c.

8.

Fingerprints identification is based on a hierarchy containing six levels.
Fingerprints are an identifier, that always changes over time.
Matches between known and unknown fingerprints are ascertained at the
level of minutiae.
d.
The Henry system classifies fingerprints through assigning values to
loops on different fingers.
e.
All of the above
Which of the following statements concerning blood typing is incorrect?
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.

9.

Enzymes contained in the ________________ are involved in the transcription of
ribosomal RNA.
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.

10.

basic acid.
fatty acid.
nucleic acid.
no such combination exists in life as we learnt it.

A complete autopsy report includes…
a.
b.
c.
d.

13.

the chromosomes align in the middle of the cell.
cytokinesis proceeds.
the chromosome condense and become visible.
a cell grows and duplicates its DNA.

If a biological molecule contains a six carbon sugar, base and phosphate, then it
is most likely a…
a.
b.
c.
d.

12.

smooth endoplasmic reticulum
nucleus
phagozome
nucleolous
vacuole

Prophase is part of the cell cycle when…?
a.
b.
c.
d.

11.

An individual with blood type O produces antigens to blood Type AB and
Type B.
Both antigens and antibodies are found in the plasma.
Type B blood produces antibodies against Type A.
Agglutination is the term used to describe a positive blood antigen-blood
type reaction.
Type O is the universal donor.

the manner and cause of death.
the results of both external and internal autopsy
a toxicology report
all of the above.

Which of the following is matched correctly?

a.
b.
c.
d.
14.

Which of the following tests is specifically and directly tests for spermatozoa (pick
all that apply)?
a.
b.
c.
d.

15.

True
False

It is possible for a man with blood type A+ and a woman with blood type B+ to
produce a child with blood type O+.
a.
b.

17.

PSA test
the Christmas tree stain
microscopic detection of sperm
acid phosphatase test

The abdomen of an insect contains spiracles, which are similar in function to our
nostrils.
a.
b.

16.

ricin: Poland assassination attempt
belladonna: ugly woman
methamphetamine: Breaking Bad
hemlock: Aristotle

True
False

Oxidative phosphorylation is a _______ _______, that uses energy to produce
______ ______.
a. electron donor, potential energy
b. metabolic pathway, adenosine triphosphate
c. ATP synthesis, free radicals
d. light source, potential energy

18.

Flourescent dyes or chemicals are used to detect fingerprints on paper.
a.
True
b.
False

19.

Latent fingerprints can be detected by fuming with super glue.
a.
b.

20.

Which of the following pairs can be used to determine sex and stature…
a.
b.
c.
d.

21.

True
False

skull and metacarpals
pubis symphysis and skull
femur and skull
skull and sciatic notch

Which of the following bones ARE useful in determining sex?

a.
b.
c.
d.
22.

An insect that is known to infest a corpse later and clean it to the bone is the…
a.
b.
c.
d.

23.

cheese skipper
dermestid beetle
blow fly
blue fly

If the time to reach the end of the first instar is 3 h at 25 deg C, then the ADH
is…
a.
b.
c.
d.

24.

fourth left rib
pelvis
femur
skull

69 deg-hours
75 deg-hour
3425 deg-hours
850 deg-hours

Where does most of the absorption of alcohol take place?
a. The stomach
b. The lungs
c. The lower part of the large intestine
d. The upper part of the small intestine

25.

The medical examiner is allowed to make the determination of time of death.
a.
b.

True
False

Part II (each correct answer is worth 1 point)

26.

Given the following list of reactants and products of a hydrolysis reaction, which
is the breaking down of larger molecules by adding water to disrupt a bond,
match the correct reactant with the correct product?

Reactants
A. Starch
B. Poly(glycine)40
C. Enzymes
D. RNA
E. Triglycerides
27.

Products
Glycine
Nucleotides
Glucose
Glycerol and fatty acids
Amino Acids

What are the building blocks of the following polymers?

Polymer
DNA
Protein
Starch
Cellulose
RNA

Building Block

Answer

PART III: Short Answer/Essay. The following are worth 10 points.
23.
What is the difference between presumptive test and comfirmatory test in
a crime scene? Provide and example of each?

24.
Define whether the following would be considered a toxin or a poison, and
provide information on what is lethal dose versus a medicinal dose.
Substance

Toxin or Poison

Nonlethal

Lethal

Medical Use if
any

Morphine
Scopolamine
Curare
Botox
Cobra Venom

24.
A mass grave was unearthed and only four skulls, three pelvises, and
several long bones were intact; the remaining skeletal parts were demolished
beyond recognition. About two years ago, a family of five on vacation
disappeared and there last known whereabouts was in this wilderness area
where they were thought to be camping. Given these items how might you
process in determine the sex, age and stature of the possible victims and
whether these comprised a family unit based on forensic anthropology only;
this means no DNA. This is basically a logic exercise.

25. Police found two partially decomposed bodies in Stone Mountain Park, GA.
The temperature was between 80-90 °F for the past two weeks, wind 0 -5 mph,
and no precipitation. Both were infested with maggots. In one, maggots not only
resided in the standard places, but also in unusually places like the arms and the
palms of the hands; in the other individual, the lower half of the naked body was
wrapped. You are called to the possible crime scene. Explain why the two
individuals displayed different displays of maggot infestation? Explain how you
would determine the post mortem interval.

Additional Requirements 
Min Pages: 1 
Max Pages: 6 
Level of Detail: Only answer needed 
Other Requirements: multiple choice question 1-25 no references neccessary. The following are fill in the blank and short paragraphs