AH biology quiz - part of cell unit

Question 1 of 15

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Neurotransmitters are hydrophilic molecules

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 2 of 15

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Which of the following is not a peptide hormone?

Select one of the following:

  • Insulin

  • Glucagon

  • Noradrenelin

  • Anti-diuretic hormone

Question 3 of 15

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DNA fragments with sticky ends can hybridise with other DNA fragments produced by other restriction enzymes

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 4 of 15

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Multi-locus probes are used for paternity tests and to screen for mutations

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 5 of 15

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Which of the following are requires for PCR?

Select one of the following:

  • Template DNA

  • DNA nucleotides

  • Buffer solution

  • Dideoxynucleotides

Question 6 of 15

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What is DNA sequencing?

Select one of the following:

  • Creating a DNA sequence for producing a test tube baby

  • Determining the order of the nucleotide bases in a fragment of DNA

  • To amplify the DNA fragments for use in PCR

Question 7 of 15

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Linkage mapping...

Select one of the following:

  • determines the location of genetic markers

  • determines the distance between genes on the chromosomes

Question 8 of 15

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What are the stages that DNA technology can be used for in terms of genetic disorders?

Select one of the following:

  • Screening

  • Analysis

  • Diagnosis

  • Treatment

Question 9 of 15

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Cystic fibrosis disease causes a mutant form of the protein which controls the chloride ion balance in the cell

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 10 of 15

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In all cases in gene therapy is is necessary to remove the defective gene to replace with a working copy

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 11 of 15

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DNA profiling is used to establish the differences between genomes of different individuals

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 12 of 15

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'Junk' DNA is regions in our DNA which do not code for proteins. What are these non-coding sequences also known as?

Select one of the following:

  • exons

  • introns

  • hypervariable

Question 13 of 15

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In selective breeding the organisms with unfavourable phenotype characteristics are not chosen for the breeding stock

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 14 of 15

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Cisgenes are...

Select one of the following:

  • the recipients of artificial transfer of genes

  • identical genes

  • genes which are from an individual that has been selectively breeded

Question 15 of 15

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Bovine somatotrophin is a protein which increases the duration of cows lactation period

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False
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