8 th Grade Forensic Science Set #4 T. Trimpe 2006 http://sciencespot.net/ Trivia Challenge Daily CSI
What is the function of the ridges on our fingers which create fingerprints?
A. They enable us to grasp objects.
B. They provide insulation for the tissues under the skin.
C. They help us to identify individual human beings.
2. At what age do human beings acquire fingerprints? A. At three month's gestation C. At birth B. At six month’s gestation D. At three months of age 3. What is the minimum number of matching points required to identify an unknown latent print in the United States? A. 12 B. 16 C. 32 D. There is no minimum 4. In 1910, Thomas Jennings became the first person in the United States of America to be convicted on fingerprint evidence. What was his crime? A. Kidnapping B. Forgery C. Bootlegging D. Murder 5. Who was responsible for starting the first national fingerprint register in America in the 1920's? A. Herbert Hoover B. Calvin Coolidge C. J Edgar Hoover D. August Vollmer