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1. What would be the role of forensic medicine experts can opine about?

(A) Cause of death
(B) Line of treatment
(C) Entry and exit wound
(D) Time since death

Choose the most appropriate answer from the options given below:

  1. (A),(B) and (C) only
  2. (B),(C) and (D) only
  3. (A),(C) and (D) only
  4. (A),(B) and (D) only


2.  A medico-legal report contains

  1. Details of sign of identification
  2. A report of injuries 
  3. A report on case filed
  4. Details of fingerprints


3. Cremains refers to the study of:

  1. Buried body
  2. Cremated remains
  3. Skeletal remains
  4. Decomposing body


4. What is Corpus delecti evidence in a case of murder by firearm?

  1. Revolver
  2. Bloodstains
  3. Fire bullet
  4. Dead body

Answer and Explanation

5. An autopsy report is written in

  1. Single copy on the same day
  2. Single copy on the very next day
  3. Triplicate
  4. Duplicate

Answer and Explanation

6. Sudden death is one in which a person dies suddenly or within a short time without suffering from any disease or injury if death occurs within

  1. 28 hours
  2. 40 hours
  3. 36 hours
  4. 24 hours


7. Multiple parallel superficial cuts criss-crossing each other are suggestive of

  1. Fabricated wounds
  2. Suicidal wounds
  3. Accidentally sustained wounds
  4. Homicidal wounds

Answer and Explanation

8. Which of the following classes of chemicals is most abundantly used in India to commit suicide?

  1. Narcotics
  2. Pesticides
  3. Petrochemicals
  4. Psychotropic drugs

Answer and Explanation

9.  Which of the following are true statements?

(a) Greenish discoloration of the right iliac fossa is the earliest putrefactive change
(b) Rigor mortis first starts in skeletal muscles
(c) Honeycomb liver is seen in Putrefaction
(d) Post mortem staining in hanging is seen in the face


  1. Only (a) and (c) are correct
  2. Only (c) and (d) are correct
  3. Only (a), (b) and (d) are correct
  4. Only (d) is correct


10. At a scene of crime, a victim was found having star-shaped tearing on the right temple. The revolver was in the hands of the victim. It has to be decided whether it was a case of homicide or suicide. In this connection, which of the following is correctly matched?

List – IList – II
(a) Contact Shot(i) Homicide or Suicide
(b) There is a live cartridge at the 12 o’clock position(ii) Homicide
(c) There is gun-shot residue present on the web portion of the right hand and trigger finger of the victim.(iii) Suicide
(d) There is burning on the back of the right hand of the victim.

Answer and Explanation

11. The identification of a dead body can be done by:

  1. Putrefied body
  2. Place of occurrence
  3. Laundry and tailor marks on clothes
  4. None of the above

Answer and Explanation

12. Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) at autopsy may be removed by:

(a) Lumbar Puncture
(b) Withdrawing fluid from cisterna magna
(c) Puncturing the lateral ventricles directly
(d) Passing a plastic catheter in the brain through the nose.


  1. (a), (b) and (c) are correct.
  2. (a) and (c) are correct.
  3. (c) and (d) are correct.
  4. (a) and (b) are correct.


13. Cribra orbitalia (a fine porosity visible on the ceiling of the orbit) is a sign of

  1. Syphilis
  2. Anemia
  3. Renal stone
  4. Blindness

Answer and Explanation

Read the following passage and answer the question; concerning it:

The body of a young girl was found with multiple deep cuts over the neck. Her right hand was clenched firmly with strands of hair. Her left palm showed multiple deep-cut wounds. There was a discharge of blood from the genitalia. Her clothes showed starchy stains.

14. The wounds over the neck are suggestive of:

  1. Assault
  2. Accidents
  3. Self-inflicted
  4. All of the above

Answer and Explanation

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