Criminalistics Study Set 1

Criminal Justice

Quiz 17 :

Forensic Aspects of Fire and Explosion Investigation

Quiz 17 :

Forensic Aspects of Fire and Explosion Investigation

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The likelihood that spontaneous combustion will occur in improperly ventilated containers of highly unsaturated oils is ________ the likelihood that such combustion will occur with hydrocarbon lubricating oils.
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Which of the following statements is true?
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Telltale signs of arson include:
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What is the concentration at which a vapor-to-fuel mixture in the air is capable of burning?
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A fuel can only achieve combustion in:
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Hydrocarbon accelerants can be detected by:
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The minimum temperature at which fuel vapor will ignite is known as:
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What is the rapid combination of oxygen with a fuel, which produces a noticeable release of energy?
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Gasoline residues are best characterized by:
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The minimum temperature at which a fuel will spontaneously ignite is called:
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Which instrumentation is considered the most sensitive and reliable for detecting and characterizing flammable residues?
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Which chemical reaction is associated with a fire?
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Which of the following CANNOT be determined from a laboratory examination of evidence recovered from an arson?
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Which is a natural heat-producing process that may give rise to a fire?
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Arson investigators must work quickly to collect evidence at a fire scene because:
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Factors that can contribute to abnormal observations at a fire scene include:
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When investigators search a fire scene, the first focus must be on:
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What is the minimum temperature at which a liquid fuel will produce enough vapor to burn?
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What is the decomposition of organic matter by heat?
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Which substance has the highest ignition temperature?
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