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Information from ______ can be used to inform individuals during genetic counselling and when making health decisions
a) genetic engineering
b) selective breeding
c) genetically modified organisms
d) biomedical research

The human genome project has mapped the entire human genome.
a) true
b) false
c)
d)

_______ employs a variety of techniques to advance medical science and improve human live
a) Selective breeding
b) Biomedical research
c) Genetic modification
d) all of the above

Resistance to plant diseases can be added to corn’s genome so the plant is not affected by these diseases is an example of ____
a) biomedical research
b) selective breeding
c) genetic modification
d) none of the above

Technology cannot be used to add, or modify genes directly in the genome of living things.
a) true
b) false
c)
d)

The dog as a species has changed dramatically from its wolf ancestors due to _____
a) genetic modification
b) mutations
c) biomedical research
d) selective breeding

Humans have used selective breeding to reinforce certain desired traits.
a) true
b) false
c)
d)

____ is a process humans use to breed or reinforce desired traits into a particular organism.
a) Biomedical research
b) A mutation
c) Selective breeding
d) Genetic engineering

Humans have only just started using a variety of methods to alter and reinforce certain traits in living things.
a) true
b) false
c)
d)

_____ is the manipulation of an organism’s genes (genome).
a) Genetic engineering
b) Mutation
c) Biological research
d) all of the above

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