Holt McDougal Modern Biology Chapter 13: Gene Technology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following are linked together by DNA ligase?

Question 2 2. The main purpose of a multiple cloning site is:

Question 3 3. The enzyme used to 'paste' together the DNA strands is called

Question 4 4. Which of the following statements is TRUE?

Question 5 5. What is proteomics?

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Question 6 6. Ligase could be expected to do which of the following?

Question 7 7. A scientist is using fluorescently labeled DNA molecules in an agarose gel electrophoresis experiment. A 600-base pair fragment is labeled blue, a 1-kilobase fragment is labeled green, and a 100-base pair fragment is labeled red. Starting from the band closest to the well, which of the following color orders would be expected?

Question 8 8. What was the Human Genome Project?

Question 9 9. Which of the following BEST explains the function of Taq polymerase during the extension step of PCR?

Question 10 10. The pluot, which is a mix between a plum and an apricot, is an example of what type of organism?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following features of DNA is primarily responsible for movement of DNA molecules in an electrical field?

Question 12 12. Which of the following DNA molecules contains a palindromic sequence?

Question 13 13. Which statement is TRUE about the main purpose of an antibiotic selectable marker?'

Question 14 14. What might be used to clone DNA instead of bacteria?

Question 15 15. Cycling during PCR serves which of the following purposes?

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Question 16 16. What is recombinant DNA made of?

Question 17 17. Consider the DNA molecule below. Which of the following DNA molecules is most likely to bind to the sticky end of this molecule?

Question 18 18. Which of the following statements is FALSE?

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

Question 20 20. Which of the following statements is NOT true?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT an issue associated with genetic engineering?

Question 22 22. Which best describes a genome?

Question 23 23. Which of the following would be considered recombinant DNA?

Question 24 24. Which of the following represents the correct order of steps in a PCR cycle?

Question 25 25. Which is NOT a reason that bacteria are often the first choice for cloning DNA?

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Question 26 26. What did J. Craig Venter do?

Question 27 27.

A scientist wishes to verify that a restriction digestion has successfully cut a linear DNA fragment. She decides to compare the cut and uncut DNA samples using agarose gel electrophoresis. Which of the following agarose gel results is a result that would indicate the linear piece of DNA was digested?

I. One band in the uncut DNA lane and two smaller bands in the digested DNA lane

II. One band in the uncut DNA lane and a single smaller band in the digested DNA lane

III. One band in the uncut DNA lane and three smaller bands in the digested DNA lane

Question 28 28. Which of the follow is a benefit of genetic engineering?

Question 29 29. Why are proteomes important to study?

Question 30 30. 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 is true?

Holt McDougal Modern Biology Chapter 13: Gene Technology Chapter Exam Instructions

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