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Animal hair and human hair have multiple differences including:
a) the pattern of pigmentation
b) the medullary index
c) the cuticle type
d) all of the choices

Alfred Swaine Taylor and Thomas Stevenson wrote a book that contains a chapter using:
a) soil in forensic investigations
b) weapons in forensic investigations
c) hair in forensic investigations
d) clothing in forensic investigations

Balthazrd and Lambert published a book includes numerous microscopic studies of hair from:
a) most animals
b) most domesticated animals
c) human beings
d) None of the above

The comparison microscope was first used for hair in:
a) 1914
b) 1924
c) 1934
d) 1944

The purpose of hair is to:
a) regulate body temperature-to keep the body warm by insulation
b) protect the body from an attack
c) protect the body from rugged terrain
d) None of the above

When humans are born they have about:
a) 5 million hair follicles, only 2% on the head
b) 10 million hair follicles, only 2% on the head
c) 5 million hair follicles, 5% on the head
d) 10 million hair follicles, 5% on the head

Microscopic characteristics of hair include:
a) pattern of the medulla
b) pigmentation of the cortex
c) types of scales on the cuticle
d) All the above

When a sample of hair contains certain chemicals, it will absorb some of the light and then reemit light of a different color. This is called:
a) fluorescence
b) effervescence
c) incandescence
d) All the above

Toxins that can be absorbed into the skin include:
a) arsenic
b) lead
c) drugs
d) All the above

If hair is forcibly removed the little chunk-o-flesh at the end is called
a) hair tag
b) cuticle tag
c) follicular tag
d) none of the above

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