Forensic Science Fundamentals and Investigations

Criminal Justice

Quiz 12 :

Death: Manner, Mechanism, Cause

Quiz 12 :

Death: Manner, Mechanism, Cause

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If a body shows no visible rigor, it has probably been dead:
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The underlying cause of death is called the:
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To take a corpse's temperature, forensic investigators insert a thermometer into the:
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Factors affecting rigor include:
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Pooling of blood in the body, known as lividity, provides a clue as to how long the person has been dead.Lividity first begins about:
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A man with a heart condition is attacked and dies from a heart attack during the attack.In this case, the manner of death is:
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Medical examiners help determine the time of death by studying the stomach contents.In general, it takes:
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In the 17th century, before the stethoscope was invented, anyone in a coma or with a weak heartbeat was presumed dead, and buried.
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Death stiffness is roughly defined as:
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Natural death is caused by interruption and failure of body functions due to age or disease.This is the least common manner of death.
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An elderly woman dies after being kept from receiving proper health care by her children.The manner of her death would be:
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Dual lividity could occur if the body was kept in one position:
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The reason someone dies is called the:
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The specific change in the body that brought about the cessation of life is called the:
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Algor mortis means roughly:
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Rigor mortis is:
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There are three ways a person can die, referred to in official terms as the manner of death: natural death, accidental death, and homicidal death.
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Liver mortis means roughly, the:
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A homicide is the death of one person caused by a minimum of two or more persons.
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Experts cannot agree on a single definition for death.
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