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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What leads investigators to ask for Baden's assistance with Dr. Brown's murder?
(a) They find no body, but traces of burnt flesh.
(b) They find carbon monoxide, but no soot in the airway.
(c) They find soot in the airway, but no carbon monoxide.
(d) They find no traces of drugs in Dr. Brown's system.

2. What does Baden believe was the motive for Tinning's murders?
(a) Sympathy.
(b) Her husband was going to leave her.
(c) Fame.
(d) Insurance money.

3. What caused Belushi's brain to swell?
(a) Drug overdose.
(b) Heart attack.
(c) Brain aneurysm.
(d) Stroke.

4. On investigation, what did the Claus defense team find about Dr. Worthington?
(a) He was a lover of Claus.
(b) He was the murderer.
(c) He was a lover of Sunny.
(d) He had not completed college.

5. Why did Nigerians misdiagnose the reddish color of the brain in the body of Whitney Young, as a brain hemorrhage?
(a) There was evidence he had a bacterial disease.
(b) There was evidence he was struck on the head.
(c) There was blood loss in the brain.
(d) The body was head down for several hours.

6. What pattern does Baden find in the .22 caliber killer, the New York Slasher, and the Buffalo Slasher?
(a) The killer is distant.
(b) The killer is extremely brazen.
(c) The killer is weak.
(d) The killer used the same weapon.

7. How many Tinning children were given a cause of death of SIDS?
(a) Four.
(b) Six.
(c) Three.
(d) Five.

8. What is Baden's criticism against the doctors who saw Tinning's nine dead children?
(a) That they were inefficient.
(b) That they didn't show enough sympathy.
(c) That they could have saved the children.
(d) That they didn't want to suspect murder.

9. What misled the doctors the day of Sunny's third hospitalization?
(a) Her levels of barbiturates.
(b) Her levels of acid.
(c) Her low blood sugar.
(d) Her levels of alcohol.

10. What punishment did Carl Coppolino receive for the murder of his wife?
(a) A life sentence.
(b) The death penalty.
(c) Twelve and one-half years in jail.
(d) Nothing; he was acquitted.

11. Claus von Bulow was originally found guilty of what?
(a) One count of murder.
(b) Two counts of attempted murder.
(c) Two counts of murder.
(d) One count of attempted murder.

12. What does Baden find when he examines the body of Gail Morris?
(a) There are stab wounds.
(b) There are wounds consistent with being hit in the head.
(c) There are no signs of murder.
(d) There are gunshot wounds in the back.

13. How does heroin kill?
(a) It causes a stroke.
(b) It induces heart attack.
(c) It depresses the brain enough so it forgets to send a signal to breathe.
(d) It depresses the brain enough so it forgets to send a signal to the heart.

14. Dr. Worthington was willing to testify to what?
(a) That Sunny had bruises and scratches consistent with self inflicted wounds.
(b) That Sunny had overdosed.
(c) That Sunny had been murdered.
(d) That Sunny had bruises and scratches consistent with abuse.

15. What did the trooper's weapons fire?
(a) Grenades.
(b) Double-O buckshot.
(c) Regular bullets.
(d) Full metal jackets.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Baden mention that can slow digestion by almost an hour?

2. Why was Sunny von Bulow hospitalized the second time?

3. What happened to the prisoners who told reporters they disagreed with the riot?

4. For what was Michael Privitiera killed?

5. Why does Baden offer to do a minimum autopsy?

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