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The application of technology to the study or manipulation of living things.
a) Biotechnology
b) Chemical bases
c) Fermentation
d) Autoimmune disorders

It involves using biotechnology-designed organisms to clean up oil or other spills.
a) Biotechnology
b) Immunology
c) Bioremediation
d) Fermentation

A United States Supreme Court case dealing with whether genetically modified organisms can be patented.
a) Genetic engineering
b) Hooke vs. Flemming
c) Molecular biology
d) Diamond vs. Chakrabarty

A test to identify and evaluate the genetic information called DNA in a person's cells.
a) Human genome map
b) DNA fingerprinting
c) Molecular biology
d) Genetic engineering

The anaerobic conversion of sugar to carbon dioxide and alcohol by yeast.
a) Fermentation
b) Biotechnology
c) Cloning
d) Genetics

A region of DNA that controls a hereditary characteristic.
a) Fermentation
b) Stem cells
c) Genes
d) DNA

The branch of biology that deals with heredity, especially the mechanisms of hereditary transmission and the variation of inherited characteristics among similar or related organ
a) Thalidomide
b) Genetics
c) Molecular biology
d) Fermentation

A laboratory technique used by scientists to change the DNA of living organisms.
a) Genetic engineering
b) Immunology
c) DNA fingerprinting
d) Human Genome Project

A class of undifferentiated cells that are able to differentiate into specialized cell types.
a) Stem cells
b) Thalidomide
c) Xenotransplantation
d) Transgenic

The transplantation of living cells, tissues or organs from one species to another, such as from pigs to humans.
a) Nucleotide
b) Transgenic
c) Thalidomide
d) Xenotransplantation

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