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When genetic information is moved from one cell to another to change the characteristics of the cell, the process is known as genetic
a) Engineering.
b) Division.
c) Mating
d) Manipulation

Recombinant DNA technology is also known as:
a) X-Gal.
b) Gene Splicing
c) Porcine somatotropin
d) Bovine somatotropin.

What components of cells determine the individual characteristics of living things?
a) Nucleic cilia
b) Mitochondria
c) Genes
d) Nucleotides

Genetics is known as:
a) The study of plant biology.
b) Biochemistry.
c) The biology of heredity.
d) Biotechnology.

DNA is an acronym for:
a) Deoxyribonucleic Acid.
b) Dibonucleic Acid.
c) Dynamite Alert.
d) Dioxynucleic Acid.

Changing a characteristic by removing and inserting genes into DNA is known as gene:
a) Swapping
b) Masking.
c) Splicing.
d) Mapping.

A MAJOR reason for the manipulation of genes using recombinant DNA technology is to:
a) Eradicate plant and animal species.
b) Improve plant and animal performance.
c) Increase the use of pesticides in agriculture.
d) Monitor the affects of inbreeding.

Where is DNA located in the cell?
a) Nucleus
b) Vacuole
c) Cytoplasm
d) Cell wall

Which is the MOST likely result of genetic manipulation in agriculture?
a) Increased use of chemical pesticides
b) Less use of biological controls
c) Less use of chemical pesticides
d) One cloned species that controls all others

Which is a product of genetic engineering?
a) Hybrid seed
b) Herbicide resistant crops
c) Soft drinks
d) Ice cream sundaes

What bacteria was genetically engineered to produce insulin?
a) E. coli
b) Listeria
c) Yeast
d) Salmonella

Which is true of DNA?
a) Found in all living cells
b) Cannot be duplicated
c) Found only in male cells
d) Produced only in a test tube

What temperature range will photosynthesis work best in?
a) 85 to 95 degrees Fahrenheit
b) 65 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit
c) 50 to 60 degrees Fahrenheit
d) 60 to 70 degrees Fahrenheit

The three parts of a seed are:
a) Root, stem, and flower
b) An embryo, cotyledon, and new plant
c) Seed coat, endosperm, and embryo
d) Root, seed coat, and endosperm.

The purpose of a seed coat is to:
a) Filter light.
b) Store food.
c) Store genetic material.
d) Protect the seed.

The part of the plant that is responsible for development of seed is the:
a) Flower.
b) Stem
c) Stem
d) Petiole

Sexual reproduction in plants is the propagation of plants by:
a) Seeds.
b) Stems.
c) Roots
d) Flowers

Food for the seed is stored in the:
a) Seed coat.
b) Endosperm.
c) Radicle.
d) Embryo

What is applied to lower the pH value of soil?
a) Sand
b) Fertilizer
c) Sulfur
d) Lime

Recombinant DNA technology can BEST be described as involving:
a) Design of farm equipment through computer imaging
b) Implementation of soil conservation practices
c) Study of rock formations using global positioning satellites.
d) Manipulation of the genetic content of cells

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