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Biotechnology Quiz

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Biotechnology Quiz

Students try this quiz after studying biotechnology in class.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
  • 2. 
       Biotechnology is about…    
    • A. 

      ROCKS AND SOIL

    • B. 

      PLANTS

    • C. 

      SUN AND STARS

  • 3. 
     You can find genes…  
    • A. 

      AT ANY HARDWARE STORE

    • B. 

      IN MOST RESTAURANTS

    • C. 

      IN GARBAGE DUMPS

    • D. 

      IN LIVING THINGS

  • 4. 
       What fractional part of the earth is available for growing food?  
    • A. 

      1/2 OF THE CORE

    • B. 

      1/4 OF THE PEEL

    • C. 

      1/8 OF THE APPLE

    • D. 

      1/16 OF THE CORE

    • E. 

      1/32 OF THE PEEL

  • 5. 
    Does biotechnology help people reduce their use of pesticides?  
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 6. 
     Does biotechnology help people produce more food on the same amount land?  
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 7. 
     Does biotechnology help the earth produce more nutritious food ?  
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 8. 
    Scientists using biotechnology have developed a type of cotton plant that…  
    • A. 

      PRODUCES TALLER COTTON PLANTS

    • B. 

      PROTECTS ITSELF FROM THE LARVAE

    • C. 

      PRODUCES COTTON IN DIFFERENT COLORS

  • 9. 
    In the future, “Golden Rice” could help fight…  
    • A. 

      BLINDNESS

    • B. 

      DEAFNESS

    • C. 

      DIABETES

    • D. 

      ARTHRITIS

  • 10. 
     Which of these scientists studies genes and how traits are inherited?  
    • A. 

      NUTRITIONIST

    • B. 

      GENETICIST

    • C. 

      ENTOMOLOGIST

    • D. 

      AGRONOMIST

    • E. 

      CHEMIST

  • 11. 
     Describe three ways that biotechnology can help people live better lives in a healthier world.