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Biotechnology Quiz #1 Chapter I


Name:
Instructor:

Mr. Louis

Class:
Date:

Read each question carefully, then print the letter of the correct answer on the line next to the
question.
1.

Which of the following is an example of a product easily found in nature

a.

GMO

b.

Recombinant DNA

c.

antibiotic

d.

all of the above

2.

The product pipeline for pharmaceutical products is generally

a. Shorter because of clinical trials


b. Shorter because they do not require FDAs approval
c. Longer because of clinical trials
d. Takes as long as all other products
3.

How are E. coli cells tricked into producing products from human DNA?

a. This is not scientifically possible


b. Human genes are pasted into plasmids and the bacteria take in the recombinant plasmids.
c. Human plasmids are pasted into plasmid DNA. Then, the human DNA is then replicated
inside the plasmid.
d. With the help of machines
4.

Biotechnology is a broad field that includes many domains. However jeans


coloration does not have anything to do with biotechnology.

a. Agree
b. Correct
c. Disagree
d. None of the above
5.

Biotechnology is a broad field that includes all of the following domains except

a. Archeology & Anthropology


b. Medicine & Pharmaceutical
c. Agriculture & Industry
d. Instrumentation & Diagnostics

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6.

All of the following are antibiotics except

a. penicillin
b. streptomicin
c. E.coli
d. Cephalosporins
7.

Agencies that regulate the development and approval of biotech products include all
of the following except

a. FDA
b. EPA
c. USDA
d. USA
8.

Which of the following is an application of agricultural biotechnology?

a. Recombinant mice
b. Recombinant protein
c. Transgenic crops
d. Transgenic cow
9.

As soon as a potential product is identified, what is the next step in process


development?

a. Apply of an IND
b. Research and development of techniques to produce the product
c. Conduct clinical trials
d. Offer the product to the general public
10.

What government agency oversees the clinical testing process for new
pharmaceuticals?

a. NBA
b. SDA
c. FDA
d. EPA
11.

DNA fingerprinting is a method used by forensic scientists to

a. identify a person based on their unique DNA code.


b. familys genetic information
c. identify a person based on their unique finger print code.
d. all of the above
12.

All of the following are empirical claims except

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a. The sun is shiny.


b. The sky is blue
c. We should go outside
d. all of the above
13.

Doing biotechnology with a conscience involves

a. Thinking about moral and values


b. Thinking about the consequences of bringing new technology into society
c. Respecting others view on the issue
d. all of the above
14.

Insulin is

a. An enzyme
b. A protein
c. A sugar
d. None of the above
15. The following activities represent stages in product development and manufacturing. Rearrange
them in the order in which they take place by placing the numbers 1 6 next to each event.

16.

a. Testing for safety and efficacy

________

b. Sales and marketing

________

c. Product identification

________

d. Small-scale manufacturing

________

e. Research and development

________

f. Manufacturing

________

Match each of the descriptions or example below with one of the five steps in the approach to
scientific methodology presented in chapter 1.
a. Scientific question

____ Collect numerical data

b. Hypothesis

____ Create graphs of averaged data

c. Experiment plan

____ Ask question that is testable

d. Experimentation

____ Repeat trials

e. Data analysis and reporting

____ Answer the question based on data collected

during valid experiment.


____ Step-by-step instruction of how to test a
scientific questions
17.

Contrast pure-science and applied science and give an example of each

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18.

Define bioethics and give an example where bioethics would be involved.

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19.

Define biotechnology and give an example of a biotechnology product

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20.

Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) is a mosquito-borne viral disease. EEE virus (EEEV) occurs
in the eastern half of the United States where it causes disease in humans, horses, and some bird
species. Because of the high mortality rate, EEE is regarded as one of the most serious
mosquito-borne diseases in the United States.
Your pharmaceutical company sees this as a great opportunity to develop a vaccine against this
virus. Imagine the virus first appears in 2004, and it is now 2020. Describe the process your
company went through to successfully put their vaccine in the market.
This is a 20 points question, make sure you include all necessary steps and be as detailed as
possible to get all the points.

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