DNA profiling

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What is another name for DNA profiling?

Select one of the following:

  • DNA fingerprinting

  • Histone Profiling

  • DNA information

Question 2 of 14

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DNA profiling is a method of making a unique pattern of bands from the DNA of a person.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 3 of 14

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What is the first step for DNA profiling?

Select one of the following:

  • the DNA is released from cells.

  • the DNA fragments are separated according to their sizes.

  • the DNA is cut into fragments of different lengths.

  • the patterns produced by the fragments are compared.

Question 4 of 14

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What is the technique used to release DNA from cells?

Select one of the following:

  • Gel Electrophoresis

  • Polymerase Chain Reaction

  • Electroporation

Question 5 of 14

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What is the name given to the enzymes to cut the DNA into fragments?

Select one of the following:

  • Restriction Enzymes

  • Cutting Enzymes

  • Fragmentation Enzymes

Question 6 of 14

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From what organism were restriction enzymes isolated?

Select one of the following:

  • Bacteria

  • Yeast

  • Viruses

Question 7 of 14

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From what organism were restriction enzymes isolated?

Select one of the following:

  • Bacteria

  • Yeast

  • Viruses

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The cut DNA fragments are referred to as Restriction Fragments

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 9 of 14

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On what basis are the DNA fragments separated?

Select one of the following:

  • On the basis of Size

  • On the basis of Charge

  • On the basis of Ionic Strength

Question 10 of 14

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What is the technique used to separate out DNA fragments?

Select one of the following:

  • Gel Electrophoresis

  • Polymerase Chain Reaction

Question 11 of 14

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What is the last step of DNA profiling?

Select one of the following:

  • DNA patterns are compared

  • DNA is released from cells

  • DNA is cut into fragments

Question 12 of 14

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Choose two of the applications of DNA profiling?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Crime

  • Medicine

  • Agriculture

  • Sales

Question 13 of 14

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What biological samples can a DNA pattern be produced from?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Blood

  • Saliva

  • Clothes

  • Hair

Question 14 of 14

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DNA profiling can be used in heredity cases

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False
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DNA profiling

daniel.praecox
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This quiz assesses the information in the note and flashcard deck on DNA profiling and the applications of DNA profiling. It would appeal to anyone studying intermediate level biology.

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