What is Genetically Modified Food?

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Which of the following is not an issue associated with genetic engineering?

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1. Which of the follow is a benefit of genetically modified foods?

2. Which of the following is NOT a crop that is the focus of genetic engineering?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Genetically modified organisms, also known as GMOs, play a key role in modern agriculture. The quiz measures what you know about advantages, definitions, and controversies related to genetically modified foods.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on:

  • Issues with genetic engineering
  • Crops often subject to genetic changes
  • The definition of genetic engineering
  • An animal affected by genetic modifications

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you pull the most important information from the related lesson on genetically engineered food
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the benefits of genetically modified foods
  • Defining key terms - ensure that you can properly define key terms, such as genetic engineering

Additional Learning

Find out more about this topic by studying the lesson named What is a Genetically Modified Food? You will learn about:

  • The percentage of U.S. cropland devoted to genetically engineered foods
  • Why some farmers genetically alter their animals
  • The risks of genetic engineering to humans
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