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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What two disciplines does Baden claim are combined in the medical examiner's position?
(a) Politics and law.
(b) Science and politics.
(c) Politics and finance.
(d) Science and law.
2. What happens to Baden's patient following his release from the hospital at the end of Chapter Two?
(a) He dies in a car accident.
(b) He dies of an overdose.
(c) He dies of infection.
(d) He dies of cancer.
3. How often could autopsies be performed in Massachusetts?
(a) Every year.
(b) Every day.
(c) Once every ten years.
(d) Every four years.
4. Who was the first victim on which autopsy was performed in a murder investigation?
(a) Janet Robinson.
(b) George Harlington.
(c) Francis Carpenter.
(d) Samuell Yeoungman.
5. What case does Baden believe was a triumph for forensic medicine in 1910?
(a) The William Hogarth case.
(b) The Triffin murder case.
(c) The Jack the Ripper case.
(d) The Crippen murder case.
6. What does Baden note about the symmetry of the human body?
(a) It is asymmetrical.
(b) It is always bigger on the right.
(c) It is always bigger on the left.
(d) It is symmetrical.
7. What is a coup injury?
(a) When someone has a bruised back of the head, a fractured skull, and a bruised brain at the front.
(b) When someone has a bruised scalp, a fractured skull, and a bruised brain, all directly beneath one another.
(c) When someone has a bruised scalp, a fractured skull, and a bruised brain, all in different areas.
(d) When someone has a bruised back of the head, a fractured skull, and a bruised brain at the back.
8. How long did it take Baden's wrongful dismissal suit to go to trial?
(a) Five years.
(b) Three years.
(c) One year.
(d) Two years.
9. Who created Four Stages of Cruelty?
(a) Samuell Yeoungman.
(b) George Harlington.
(c) William Hogarth.
(d) Janet Robinson.
10. What disease does Humes purposefully leave out of the notes of the autopsy?
(a) Addison's disease.
(c) Prostate cancer.
11. Why are many exotic poisons difficult to detect during autopsy?
(a) The poisons leave the body before autopsy.
(b) The tests are difficult to obtain.
(c) The poisons are small in dose.
(d) The tests are too expensive to run routinely.
12. What does Baden note about the FBI photographer at the scene of the autopsy?
(a) He was overqualified.
(b) He did not have clearance.
(c) He had never done autopsy photos.
(d) His camera was insufficient for the job.
13. What does Baden learn after noting $40 on the body of a dead man in an apartment?
(a) Often, the victim has no valuables.
(b) Often, things are stolen from dead bodies.
(c) Often, family reports stolen jewelry.
(d) Often, police overlook such things.
14. What are characteristics of an alcoholic's liver?
(a) It is much smaller than normal.
(b) It looks like a thick calf's liver.
(c) It is white with red spots.
(d) It is yellow with a fatty consistency.
15. What is rigor mortis?
(a) A method to determine time of death that uses body stiffness.
(b) A method to determine time of death that uses body color.
(c) A method to determine time of death that uses body decomposition.
(d) A method to determine time of death that uses body temperature.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was the verdict in the Andre case?
2. How are the majority of bodies identified?
3. What case caused Oklahoma to establish a medical examiner position?
4. Which autopsies are done incompetently much of the time?
5. Why does Baden believe Levine was convicted at all costs?
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