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Genetic Engineering & Cloning Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How does DNA technology contribute to the agricultural industry?

Question 2 2. What does GMO stand for?

Question 3 3. Which best describes a vaccine?

Question 4 4. Artificial selection is also known as _____.

Question 5 5. Which is NOT a trait that might be selected for through artificial selection?

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Question 6 6. What is the main difference between natural selection and artificial selection?

Question 7 7. What is a benefit of reproductive cloning in humans?

Question 8 8. What is cloning?

Question 9 9. What is a con of using human eggs for reproductive cloning?

Question 10 10.

Which of the following is/are examples of genetically modified organisms?

I. A plant cell in which a regulation gene has been deleted.

II. A bacterial cell in which extra copies of a bacterial DNA repair gene have been added.

III. A human cell that has been infected with a virus.

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Question 11 11. A scientist isolates a human DNA repair gene and inserts it into a plasmid. The plasmid is inserted into a bacterial cell, so more plasmid can be produced. After isolating the plasmid from the bacterial cells, the scientist inserts the plasmid DNA into a human tissue culture cell using a virus. Which of the following statements regarding VECTORS is TRUE?

Question 12 12. Which of the following statements is NOT true?

Question 13 13. How do inbreeding and outbreeding differ?

Question 14 14. Which of the following statements is FALSE?

Question 15 15. Many genetic disorders, such as cystic fibrosis, hemophilia, and sickle-cell anemia, are caused by which genotype?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following plants naturally clones itself via layering?

Question 17 17. With micropropagation, what part of the plant is used?

Question 18 18. Which of the following cloning methods for plants is the newest and most expensive?

Question 19 19. Which country does not have laws that prohibit human cloning?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is a likely ethical issue surrounding cloning?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following countries has laws completely prohibiting human cloning?

Question 22 22. When bacteria cells divide in half they form clones of themselves. What type of reproduction is this called?

Question 23 23. Why is it difficult to clone extinct animals?

Question 24 24. Which part of the cell contains the organism's genetic material (DNA) and is used in artificial cloning?

Question 25 25. While it's certainly true that increased crop yields have resulted from genetically modified crops, science has proven we run the risk of:

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Question 26 26.

Which of the following is an ethical concern related to genetically engineering children?

I. Increased socioeconomic problems

II. Torture of animals to reach this end

III. Potential human genetic homogeneity, leading to an increased chance of the species being wiped out

Question 27 27. The alteration of basic genetic material of an organism is best described as:

Question 28 28. Why would DNA technology be important in crime scene investigations?

Question 29 29. Our modern corn was created through artificial selection from the ancestral plant _____.

Question 30 30. What is a pro of therapeutic cloning?

Genetic Engineering & Cloning Chapter Exam Instructions

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