Human Cloning: Ethical Issues & Legality


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Reproductive _____ is the production of a genetic copy of a human brought to term.

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1. Which of the following is NOT an ethical issue concerning human cloning?

2. Which of the following is a likely ethical issue surrounding cloning?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and its attached worksheet will quickly measure your understanding of the ethical and legal issues surrounding human cloning experimentation. You will be called on to identify important issues about cloning as well as its legality in different parts of the world.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you can test what you remember about:

  • The term for making a genetic copy of a human and bringing it to term
  • Ethical issues regarding human cloning
  • The legal status of human cloning in various countries

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as what would and would not be considered an ethical issue surrounding human cloning
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify main phrases from their definitions, such as making and bringing to term genetic copies of human beings
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different countries' laws in regards to human cloning

Additional Learning

Read the lesson titled Human Cloning: Ethical Issues & Legality to learn more about this controversial scientific pursuit. This lesson will explain concepts like:

  • The rights of a viable clone
  • Social and legal issues arising from identical genetic clones
  • The distinction between research and reproduction in the laws of several nations