Unnatural Death: Confessions of a Medical Examiner Test | Final Test - Easy

Michael Baden
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What happened to the prisoners who told reporters they disagreed with the riot?
(a) They were shot to death.
(b) They were set free.
(c) They were beat to death.
(d) They were stabbed to death.

2. Why did Baden question Dr. Worthington's qualifications?
(a) He was a pathologist.
(b) He was a urologist.
(c) He was a psychologist.
(d) He was a neurologist.

3. What does Baden mention that can slow digestion by almost an hour?
(a) Exercise and emotional state.
(b) Eating certain foods.
(c) Drinking vast quantities of water.
(d) Drinking alcohol.

4. What does Baden accuse MEs of doing at the beginning of Chapter Eleven if they can't figure out a cause of death?
(a) Lying to police to disagree with their findings.
(b) Giving up, and handing off the case.
(c) Making something up.
(d) Finding a cause that agrees with police.

5. Why was Sunny von Bulow hospitalized the second time?
(a) Sunny von Bulow overdosed on cocaine.
(b) Sunny von Bulow overdosed on aspirin.
(c) Sunny von Bulow overdosed on alcohol.
(d) Sunny von Bulow overdosed on heroin.

6. What did Baden find when Carmella's body was exhumed?
(a) A bullet.
(b) Injection marks.
(c) Stab wounds.
(d) Signs of drug use.

7. What method does Baden use to determine time of death for John Belushi?
(a) Rigor mortis.
(b) Rigor mortis, livor mortis, and algor mortis.
(c) Livor mortis.
(d) Algor mortis.

8. What was the first indicator that the Tinning children did not die from bad genes?
(a) One child was adopted.
(b) One child was found starved to death.
(c) One child was shot.
(d) One child had severe bruising.

9. How does Baden discover time of death in the Hendricks case?
(a) Potassium eye fluid test.
(b) Through undigested stomach contents.
(c) Rigor mortis.
(d) Algor mortis.

10. What does Baden believe killed Gail Morris?
(a) A blow to the head.
(b) Heroin overdose.
(c) Alcohol overdose.
(d) A gun shot wound.

11. How did Baden determine true time of death?
(a) Potassium eye fluid test.
(b) Rigor mortis.
(c) Livor mortis.
(d) Algor mortis.

12. Why were the corrections officers not supposed to take part in the raid?
(a) They would seek revenge.
(b) They would side with inmates.
(c) They would be reluctant to kill.
(d) They would be slower.

13. Why was Jaroslawicz's body preserved so well?
(a) He was kept in plastic outside.
(b) He was kept in plastic in a warm room.
(c) He was kept in plastic in a cold room.
(d) He was kept in plastic underwater.

14. Why does Baden say MEs fear SIDS organizations when they investigate a child's death?
(a) SIDS organizations try to have MEs fired.
(b) SIDS organizations threaten to sue the ME.
(c) SIDS organizations discourage investigations, since they can cause mental anguish to grieving parents.
(d) SIDS organizations try to convince parents not to allow autopsy.

15. Why were the Attica lawsuits mostly thrown out?
(a) No one was guilty of anything.
(b) Unfairness in prosecution.
(c) The prisoners in question died.
(d) The guards in question died.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is unique about killer Joseph Christopher?

2. What punishment did Carl Coppolino receive for the murder of his wife?

3. What caused Belushi's brain to swell?

4. What does Baden find in his autopsies?

5. How did the masochist doctor die at the end of Chapter Ten?

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