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Genetic Manipulation Overview Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is recombinant DNA?

Question 2 2. What is genetic engineering?

Question 3 3. What best represents the relationship between host and vector?

Question 4 4. If the recognition sequence of the restriction enzyme HindIII is AAGCTT, then how many covalent bonds will be broken by the enzyme in the following DNA molecule?

Question 5 5. Which of the following DNA molecules contains a palindromic sequence?

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Question 6 6. Consider the DNA molecule below. Which of the following DNA molecules is most likely to bind to the sticky end of this molecule?

Question 7 7. Which of the following involves creating new organisms by modifying DNA, for example crops that grow larger amounts of food per acre?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is the name for the process where you find out who was present at the scene of a crime using DNA?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT an application of DNA technology mentioned in this lesson?

Question 10 10. The enzyme used to 'paste' together the DNA strands is called

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Question 11 11. Which is NOT a reason that bacteria are often the first choice for cloning DNA?

Question 12 12. What might be used to clone DNA instead of bacteria?

Question 13 13. During electrophoresis, how are DNA molecules separated by size?

Question 14 14. DNA can be moved by electrophoresis because it is a _____.

Question 15 15. What is agarose?

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Question 16 16. What is a DNA Ladder?

Question 17 17.

All of the samples in the following electrophoresis experiment contain linearized DNA. Which of the following statements could be true?

I. Lane 2 contains the uncut and lane 3 contains the cut samples from a restriction digest experiment.

II. Lane 3 is the unligated DNA and lane 2 is the ligated DNA from the same experiment.

III. Lane 2 and 3 are results of digesting the same DNA sample with different restriction enzymes.

Question 18 18. Which of the following statements about ethidium bromide are true?

Question 19 19. Which of the following statements is TRUE?

Question 20 20.

Consider the following restriction enzymes and restriction sites. A carot (^) designates the location where the restriction enzyme will cut. Note that only one strand of DNA has been provided.

Acc65I 5'…G^GTACC…3'

EcoRI 5'…G^AATTC…3'

KpnI 5'…GGTAC^C…3'

Which of the following molecules will NOT form hydrogen bonds?

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Question 21 21. Ligase catalyzes the formation of what type of bond?

Question 22 22. What is the purpose of antibiotics during transformation?

Question 23 23. What is transformation?

Question 24 24. What is horizontal gene transfer?

Question 25 25. In which step of the PCR process is Taq polymerase utilized?

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Question 26 26. In which step is the test tube heated to high temperatures to break the bonds between nucleotides and allow the DNA double helix to unwind?

Question 27 27. All of the following are steps in polymerase chain reaction EXCEPT:

Question 28 28. What was the Human Genome Project?

Question 29 29. Which best describes a genome?

Question 30 30. What did J. Craig Venter do?

Genetic Manipulation Overview Chapter Exam Instructions

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