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What is one potential benefit of using biometric fingerprint scanners at amusement parks?
to count ticket sales
to prevent ticket fraud
to distinguish ticket types
to sell tickets more quickly
Why should physical features used for biometrics be distinctive?
because the results should link to one and only one person
because features that are not distinctive are difficult to measure
because computer algorithms must convert the raw images into data
because biometrics need to measure features that can be recognized quickly
What is one reason DNA would be the "ultimate biometric"?
It would be easily and inexpensively implemented.
It would take advantage of a physical feature that is always changing.
It would make it difficult for someone to pretend to be someone else.
It would reveal private information about a person's health.
What do gait recognition systems analyze?
how people walk
how people smell
how people speak
how people behave
Which of the following can affect the results of biometric systems?
Which of the following is an example of someone committing fraud?
someone who steals money from a store cash register
someone who uses false identity to get a credit card
someone who steals money from their friend
someone who spreads rumors about someone else
Which situation best shows the meaning of masquerade?
Because it was casual Friday, Peter wore jeans to work.
Sylvia put on her favorite sundress to go to the beach.
Steven wore a delivery person's uniform in hopes of getting into the building without anyone questioning him.
Alice did not want to ruin her new jacket while painting, so she wore and old one instead.
Which is an example of something that might be forged?
The author concludes the article with the following paragraph...
And at Heathrow Airport, James Wayman says, "I don't wait in line." A machine scans his iris, and a printed slip welcomes him to the United States Kingdom.
What is most likely the author's reason for concluding the article this way? Consider all the details in the entire article.
The author wants to trick the reader into ignoring the problems with biometric systems.
The author wants to show the reader that biometric systems work perfectly.
The author wants to remind the reader that biometric systems may be useful only in limited areas such as an airport.
The author wants to leave the reader feeling that biometric systems have a hopeful future and have already started making life better.
Which of the following conclusions would the author most likely agree with?
As technology improves, biometrics are likely to be used in more aspects of like.
In the future, biometrics must be used with tradiional forms of identification.
Biometrics will only be able to improve security and nothing else.
Experts need to develop new types of biometrics because the current one are too simple and basic.