Forensic Medicine Quiz 6

Welcome to your Forensic Medicine Quiz 6

1. 
Which of the following sutures of the skull are the first to fuse?

2. 
The radiological study of skeletal remains for age estimation is based on the fusion of

3. 
Regarding ossification of hyoid bone Consider the following statements and choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

I. Hyoid ossifies from 6 centers
II. Ossification in greater cornu begins at 10 lunar month of intrauterine life
III. Ossification in lesser cornu begins at 16 years
IV. Greater cornu never unite with the body of hyoid

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4. 
A fetus becomes viable by the age of

5. 
Which of the following formulas is not useful for determination of stature?

6. 
The multiplication factor to estimate stature from humerus is

7. 
Consider mandibles in relation to age.

I. Angle of Ramus with body is > 140° in infancy.
II. Mental foramen is near the alveolar margin in old age.
III. Condyloid process projects above coronoid process in adult.
IV. Ramus is longer and straight in infants.

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8. 
Stature of an individual can be estimated from footprints on the basis of:

(i) Multiplication factors (ii) Regression equations (iii) Hardy-Weinberg equation (iv) Segregation equation

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9. 
The ossification center that appears in a fetus at seven months of pregnancy is

10. 
Match the following:

List-I List-II
(A) Distal end of radius (I) 20
(B) Ischial tuberosity (II) 19-20
(C) Head of the femur (III) 18
(D) Crust of ilium (IV) 16-17

11. 
Assertion and Reason Question

Assertion (A): Ossification in long bones takes place earlier in females.

Reason (R): Puberty sets earlier in females.

12. 
Which of the following sutures of the skull is last to fuse?

13. 
Boyde’s method helps in the determination of age from

14. 
The bones of the human skeleton develop from separate ossific centers

(i) Ossification progresses till the bones is completely formed
(ii) The time of ossification corresponds to time since death
(iii) Ossification is complete by 2 years of age
(iv) Ossification changes can be studied by means of x-ray

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15. 
Calculation of a person’s height from fragmented bones is calculated by