Introduction to Genetic Engineering Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 HOSTS is TRUE?

Question 2 2. Which of the following would be considered recombinant DNA?

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. Which of the following statements is NOT true?

Question 5 5.

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 6 6. Which of the following is a product of DNA cloning?

Question 7 7. What is recombinant DNA made of?

Question 8 8. Which is NOT a reason that bacteria are often the first choice for cloning DNA?

Question 9 9. What might be used to clone DNA instead of bacteria?

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

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Question 11 11. Which term is used to describe a piece of DNA that has been manipulated and changed from its original state?

Question 12 12. What is used to cut DNA?

Question 13 13. Which term describes any human manipulation of DNA in an organism?

Question 14 14. An organism with DNA from a different species is called _____.

Question 15 15. Which organism listed below was the FIRST to be genetically engineered?

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Question 16 16. DNA fingerprinting allows us to identify an individual from a biological sample. Because of this, it is also sometimes called _____.

Question 17 17. PCR, or polymerase chain reaction, does what to a DNA sample?

Question 18 18. The process of separating the DNA fragments with an electrical current is called _____.

Question 19 19. Why are STRs, or short tandem repeats, useful for a DNA profile?

Question 20 20. DNA fingerprinting is used in which of the following applications?

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Question 21 21. The main purpose of a multiple cloning site is:

Question 22 22. Which of the following is LEAST likely to be used in an experiment in which a human growth hormone gene is inserted into a plasmid?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is the main purpose of the origin of replication?

Question 24 24. Which statement is TRUE about the main purpose of an antibiotic selectable marker?'

Question 25 25.

Which of the following experiments uses a selectable marker?

I. An experiment in which genetically modified bacteria are blue and all other bacteria are white.

II. An experiment in which the bacteria that has been genetically modified to produce the human insulin protein is identified by checking the DNA sequence.

III. A fruit fly experiment in which a lethal gene kills all progeny except those of the desired genetic makeup.

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Question 26 26. All of the following are required for cloning mammals via nuclear transfer EXCEPT _____.

Question 27 27. The most recent developments in cloning science include _____ and _____.

Question 28 28. Which of the following is true of the process of twinning?

Question 29 29. Dolly the Sheep is famous because she is _____

Question 30 30. Which of the following is true of artificial cloning?

Introduction to Genetic Engineering Chapter Exam Instructions

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