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NAME: ______________________________________________ TIME: __________ DATE: __________ SCORE: Multiple: Write the letter of your answer on the space provided before each number. 1. Following are the elements of criminal investigation, EXCEPT a. confinement of offender b. Identity of the offender c. location of the offender d. provision of evidence of guilt 2. Criminal investigation is said to be an art because, EXCEPT a. no clear-cut procedure b. individual skill of investigator c. step by step procedure d. conduct of investigation is also appreciating beauty 3. The Constitutional rights of persons under custodial investigation are, EXCEPT a. The right to be informed of the nature and the cause of the accusation. b. The right to counsel c. The right to remain silent d. The right to speedy trial 4. Doctrine that laid down the foundation of rights of a person under custody of the police. a. Doctrine of Self-Preservation b. Miranda Doctrine c. Plain View Doctrine d. Writ of Habeas Corpus 5. Effects of failure to observe Miranda Doctrine, EXCEPT a. Arresting officer may be held liable. b. Court may exclude the evidence. c. Evidence is inadmissible. d. Evidence may warrant conviction. 6. Corpus delicti may be described in the following, EXCEPT a. Body of crime. b. Elements of the crime. c. Methods of committing crime. d. The facts that a crime has been committed. 7. One of the following is NOT included in the qualities of a good investigator must possess. a. Assertiveness b. Honesty c. Intelligence d. Perseverance 8. One of the following is NOT a legal ground for arresting a person. a. Arrest after a report given by witness b. Arrest by virtue of a warrant of arrest. c. Arrest falling under warrantless arrest d. Arresting a person suffering from violent insanity 9. A person who can perceive and by perceiving can make known his perceptions. a. Complainant b. Investigator c. Prosecutor d. Witness

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Factor affecting observation in which 10. New details were supplemented and were not found in the original a. Addition b. Focused attention c. Recollection d. Substitution 11. Some items may be dropped from one observation and other items from a different observation. a. Addition b. Focused attention c. Recollection d. Substitution 12. Place where the crime was committed. a. Main crime scene b. Minor crime scene c. Primary crime scene d. Secondary crime scene 13. Where other evidences may be found. a. Main crime scene b. Minor crime scene c. Primary crime scene d. Secondary crime scene 14. Following are the reasons why identity of the person who reported should be known, EXCEPT a. To determine whether or not he is the perpetrator b. To gather other information c. To make the person as witness d. To reward him of his civic-mindedness e. To verify veracity of the report 15. Rigid means a. Absolute b. Compelling c. Lenient d. Strict 16. It means to stick a. Comprehend b. Desert c. Outline d. Persevere 17. Integrity is synonymous to a. Honesty b. Humility c. Similarity d. Simplicity

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18. The malicious burning of another s property. a. Arson b. Homicide c. Incendiarism d. Robbery 19. Following are the stages of execution under Art. 6 of the RPC, EXCEPT a. Attempted b. Completed c. Consummated d. Frustrated 20. When the offender commences the commission of a felony directly by overt acts, and does not perform all the acts of execution which should produce the felony by reason of some cause or accident other than his own spontaneous desistance. a. Attempted b. Completed c. Consummated d. Frustrated 21. When the offender performs all the acts of execution which would produce the felony as a consequence but which, nevertheless, do not produce it by reason of causes independent of the will of the perpetrator. a. Attempted b. Completed c. Consummated d. Frustrated 22. When all the elements necessary for its execution and accomplishment are present. a. Attempted b. Completed c. Consummated d. Frustrated 23. The very reason for summoning assistance by the investigator at the crime scene. a. Life of the personnel is much more valuable than even the arrest of the offender. b. The crime scene should be given much attention. c. The suspect should not be arrested without warrant of arrest. d. When an offender is actively engaging in a battle, the investigator must refrain from pursuing him. 24. Why should the crime scene be safeguarded either by cordoning the area or by assigning police personnel? a. To be able to separate witnesses or victims. b. To prevent offenders from going back to the scene. c. To prevent unnecessary destruction and contamination of the crime scene. d. To show to the public the police is doing its job. 25. Following the are the forms of documentation, EXCEPT a. Collecting b. Note taking c. Photographing d. Sketching

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26. In general documentation, _______________ the search or collection of evidence. a. follows b. precedes c. supersedes d. undermines 27. Reason witnesses should be separated upon questioning. a. To fully appreciate the testimony of each of the witnesses b. To have a full detail of the incidence c. To prevent collusion or cooperation of ideas d. To prevent disagreement 28. Exceptions to the rule that documentation be done prior to collection of evidence, especially during bad weather conditions, are the following, EXCEPT a. Abandoned getaway vehicle b. Biological evidences outdoor c. Fingerprints outdoor d. Shoe prints outdoor 29. The things that investigator should do before actual search, EXCEPT a. Establish command headquarters b. Estimate of the situation c. Guard the entrance and exit of the crime scene d. Plan of action 30. Command headquarters must be, EXCEPT a. Accessible b. At a vantage point c. Outside of the scene d. Spacious 31. Following are the guide to the search, EXCEPT a. Corpus delicti b. Identity of the suspect c. Modus operandi d. Size of the crime scene 32. Following of the suggested search method is a. Absolute b. Guide c. Indispensable d. Mandatory 33. The searchers proceed slowly at the same pace along the path parallel to one side of the rectangle. At the end of the rectangle, the searcher turns and proceeds back along new lanes but parallel to the first movement. a. Spiral method b. Strip method c. Wheel method d. Zone method

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34. The searchers follow each other in the path of a curve, beginning in the outside and curving in towards the center. a. Spiral method b. Strip method c. Wheel method d. Zone method 35. The area to be searched is divided into quadrants and each searcher is assigned to one quadrant. a. Strip method b. Spiral method c. Zone method d. Wheel method 36. The searchers gather at the center and proceed outward along radii or spokes. a. Strip method b. Spiral method c. Zone method d. Wheel method

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