Biotechnology Applications in Medicine & Genetics


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___ is a field that uses genetic material during criminal investigations to help solve a crime or answer questions about a crime:

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1. DNA profiling produces a:

2. ___ is a technique that allows doctors to prevent or treat a disease by manipulating genetic material as opposed to administering medication or performing surgery:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will test your awareness of applications for biotechnology. The test includes information about the application of biotechnology to solve crimes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With this assessment, your knowledge of the following will be tested:

  • Name of the field that uses genetic material for criminal investigations
  • What is produced by profiling genetic material during criminal investigations
  • Name of the technique that allows doctors to prevent or treat diseases by manipulating genetic material
  • What has been achieved using genetics
  • Benefits of gene therapy

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the use of genetic material during criminal investigations
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding applications for biotechnology and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding achievements in the field of genetics

Additional Learning

To review other related concepts, check out the lesson titled Biotechnology Applications in Medicine & Genetics. This lesson covers the following:

  • Genetic code
  • Manipulating genetic material
  • Genetic technologies
  • Paternity tests
  • Genetically engineered animals