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Science & Public Health Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why are macronutrients special?

Question 2 2. How are antibiotics different from vaccines?

Question 3 3. Why is the supplement folic acid helpful for pregnant women?

Question 4 4. The official start of the research phase of the Human Genome Project was in what year?

Question 5 5. Why was the discovery of germ theory so important?

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Question 6 6. By mapping the human genome, we are now able to better understand ________.

Question 7 7. 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 8 8. Which of the following would NOT be a risk associated with vitamin supplements?

Question 9 9. Which of the following vitamin supplements would vegans likely benefit from the most?

Question 10 10. What is the function of a viral envelope?

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Question 11 11. The Human Genome Project holds the record for what?

Question 12 12. What is a term for mosquitoes transmitting a disease such as the Zika virus?

Question 13 13. Which of the following classes of nutrients are categorized as micronutrients?

Question 14 14. The human genome was officially and completely mapped out by what year?

Question 15 15. With few exceptions, who is responsible for ensuring that vitamin supplements are safe and effective?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following are present in ALL virions?

Question 17 17. What is an example of sanitation?

Question 18 18. What is the purpose of a vaccine?

Question 19 19. Which of the following statements is NOT true?

Question 20 20.

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 21 21. What is medical technology?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is TRUE of vitamin supplements?

Question 23 23. A viral capsid is composed of subunits called:

Question 24 24. The Human Genome Project was created to map out what?

Question 25 25. A virus that infects a bacteria is known as a(n):

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Question 26 26. 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 27 27. Which of the following is NOT one of the six classes of nutrients?

Question 28 28. Why were milkmaids resistant to smallpox?

Question 29 29. How big is the human genome?

Question 30 30. How is water different from other nutrients?

Science & Public Health Chapter Exam Instructions

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