Biology: Chps. 12-15 Question Preview (ID: 8635)


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All mutations are harmful.
a) False
b) True
c)
d)

Which of the following could trigger a mutation?
a) Smoking
b) UV rays from the sun
c) Pesticides
d) All answers are correct

Gregor Mendel was the first genetic engineer.
a) True
b) False
c)
d)

How can inbreeding be harmful?
a) Could bring about genetic defects
b) Can stop good traits from being passed to offspring
c) Keeps bad traits from being passed to offspring
d) Keeps a "pure" family line

DNA produced from the combination of DNA from different sources.
a) recombinant DNA
b) transgenic
c) clone
d) RNA

The first animal to be cloned was
a) a sheep
b) a mouse
c) a dog
d) a cat

If a DNA strand has 34 total adenine bases it will have 30 thymine bases.
a) False
b) True
c)
d)

Which of the following is NOT a field where genetic engineering is used today?
a) education
b) agriculture
c) medicine
d) industry

The two primary types of mutations are chromosomal mutations and frameshift mutations.
a) False
b) True
c)
d)

In a pedigree, males are represented by which symbol?
a) square
b) circle
c) rectangle
d) none of the above

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