Glass Soil 1 Question Preview (ID: 3586)

First 10 Questions About Glass And Soil. TEACHERS: click here for quick copy question ID numbers.

A mineral is defined as any naturally occuring crysalline solid.
a) True
b) False
c) Nope
d) Not This One

Finding the refractive index of soils is a good way to characterize them.
a) Oops
b) Wrong
c) True
d) False

Refractive index is a physical property of all materials that transmit light.
a) Not It
b) Keep Trying
c) True
d) False

Soil is produced by a complicated process that is influenced by factors, such as temperature, rainfall, and the chemicals and minerals present in the material from which it forms.T
a) Nope
b) True
c) False
d) Try Again

The uniquenessof soil composition has helped locate burial sites and link suspects to crime scenes.
a) True
b) Nope
c) Ehhh
d) False

Glass is callled an amphibious solid because it atoms are arranged in a random fashion.
a) Wrong
b) Not It
c) True
d) False

Ech type of glass has a density that is specific to that glass. One method of matching glass fragments is by a density comparison.
a) No No
b) True
c) False
d) Wrong

The forensic definition of soil is
a) a mixture of mineral grains and decayed organic matter
b) anything that looks like dirt
c) decayed organic matter only
d) a mixture of mineral grains, organic matter, and any other materials mixed in with the sample such as glass, metals, paint, e

Density is defined as
a) Mass per unit volume
b) particle size per unit mass
c) particle size per unit volume
d) volume per unit mass

Glass evidence is considered
a) individual evidence
b) not very good evidence because its everywhere
c) sometimes individual, sometimes class depending on the circumstances
d) class evidence

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