Q. “CODIS” is related to which of the following?

[A] Food Preservation Index

[B] DNA index system

[C] Acid rain measurement index

[D] Ocean acidification measurement

Answer: B

CODIS is the acronym for the Combined DNA Index System and is the generic term used to describe the FBI’s program of support for criminal justice DNA databases as well as the software used to run these databases.  

The National DNA Index System or NDIS is considered one part of CODIS, the national level, containing the DNA profiles contributed by federal, state, and local participating forensic laboratories. 

Source: The Hindu