DNA Sequencing and the Human Genome


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What was the Human Genome Project?

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1. DNA sequencing is a process which _____.

2. Who invented the method of DNA sequencing that was used to complete the Human Genome Project in the 1990s?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will assess what you know about DNA sequencing and the human genome. The Human Genome Project and the bases found in DNA will factor into your learning of this subject.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This resource will ask you to:

  • Name the person who invented DNA sequencing
  • Recognize the method of sequencing in which bases are colored with fluorescent dye
  • Identify ways DNA sequencing is used

Skills Practiced

Gain more depth of the subject with the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the Human Genome Project in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding the method of DNA sequencing that uses fluorescent dye and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the inventor of DNA sequencing

Additional Learning

Review the lesson called DNA Sequencing and the Human Genome for more information about this subject. Once you've finished the lesson, you will have learned the following:

  • Identify nucleotide bases
  • Define DNA sequencing
  • Analyze the Sanger method