Biotechnology Quiz #1 – Chapter I - TechBoston Academy

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Biotechnology Quiz #1


Chapter I


Name:



Class:


Instructor:

Mr. Louis

Date:



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



1.

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


a.

GMO


b.

Recombinant DNA

c.

antibiotic

d.

all of the above

2.

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The product pipeline for pharmaceutical products is generally


a.

Shorter because of clinical trials

b.

Shorter because they do not require FDA’s approval

c.

Longer because of clinical trials

d.

Takes as l
ong as all other products

3.

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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 plas
mid 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.

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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.

Reco
mbinant 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 pro
duct 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.

family’s genet
ic 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

a.

The sun is shiny
.

b.

The sky is blue

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c.

We should go outside

d.

all of the above

13.

_____

Doing biotechnology with a conscience involv
es

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 s
tages 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.

a.

Testing for safety and efficacy


________

b.

Sales and marketing



________

c.

Product identification



________

d.

Small
-
scale manufacturing


________

e.

Research and development


________

f.

M
anufacturing




________

16.

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.

Scienti
fic question



____ Collect numerical data

b.

Hypothesis




____ Create graphs of averaged data

c.

Experiment plan



____ Ask question that is testable

d.

Experimentation



____ Repeat trials

e.

Da
ta analysis and reporting


____ Answer the question based on data colle
cted

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 bioethic
s and give an example where bio
ethics 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 successful
ly 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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