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Genetic Engineering Quiz


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Which genetic engineering technique allows us to produce multiple, identical copies of a single gene?

A. Cloning

B. PCR

C. Gene Therapy

D. CRISPR


Which genetic engineering technique amplifies the number of DNA pieces in a lab setting?

A. PCR

B. Gel Electrophoresis

C. Gene Therapy

D. CRISPR


What do gene maps show?

A. Location of all the genes on a chromosome

B. Location of all the genes in the human body

C. Location of all the chromosomes in an individual

D. Location of an all the DNA in an individual’s genes


Inserting a normal gene or editing an existing gene is called…

A. Genetic Engineering

B. Gene Therapy

C. Gene Cloning

D. Gene Sequencing


DNA made from two (2) or more sources is called…

A. Recombinant DNA

B. Bacterial DNA

C. Messenger DNA

D. Artificial DNA


Which genetic engineering technique separates DNA fragments based on their size?

A. PCR

B. Gel Electrophoresis

C. Gene Cloning

D. CRISPR


An organism’s complete set of genes is called its…

A. Genome

B. DNA

C. Chromosome

D. Chromatin


Which of the following is NOT a form of selective breeding?

A. GMOs

B. Hybridization

C. Inbreeding

D. Natural Selection


Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) are…

A. Always biologically modified in a lab

B. Always bad for you

C. Always free of pesticides

D. Always selectively bred


Which of the following is NOT an example of a genome sequencing project?

A. Human Genome Project (HGP)

B. 1000 Genomes Project

C. ENCODE Project

D. 23 and Me Project


Hybridization is…

A. Selective Breeding between two unrelated organisms

B. Selective Breeding between two inbred organisms

C. Selective Breeding within a species

D. Selective Breeding within a population


Undifferentiated cells that can become any cell in the body are called…

A. Stem Cells

B. Somatic Cells

C. Gametes

D. Zygotes


What do we call the science of using the genetic makeup living things to create products?

A. Biotechnology

B. Genealogy

C. Pharmacology

D. Neurology


Which of the following examples of genetic engineering repairs existing abnormal genes?

A. CRISPR

B. PCR

C. Gel Electrophoresis

D. Cloning


Which of the following is used to create recombinant DNA?

A. Restriction Enzymes

B. Amino Acids

C. Genetic Proteins

D. Messenger RNA




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