Genetic Engineering & DNA Plasmid


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What is genetic engineering?

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1. What is recombinant DNA?

2. What best represents the relationship between host and vector?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this quiz and worksheet are short multiple-choice questions you can answer at your convenience to find out how much you know about genetic engineering and DNA plasmid. These assessments cover the definitions of genetic engineering, plasmid and recombinant DNA and also gauge your comprehension of the relationship between host and vector and a key feature of plasmids.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Test your knowledge of the following using this quiz and worksheet:

  • Definitions of recombinant DNA, plasmids and genetic engineering
  • Relationship between host and vector
  • Key feature of plasmids

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key phrases like genetic engineering and recombinant DNA
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the relationship between host and vector
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the definition and key feature of plasmids

Additional Learning

Examine the lesson paired with this quiz and worksheet called Genetic Engineering & DNA Plasmid to gain greater insight into the following:

  • What the acronym GMO stands for and refers to
  • What it means to engineer
  • Definition of a multiple cloning site
  • Description of the origin of replication