Bioethics And Biotechnology Quiz

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Bioethics And Biotechnology Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You feel that genetically modified foods..
    • A. 

      Are great! I would buy them over normal foods!

    • B. 

      Ehhh...I don't know if they are safe....I want to know exactly what genes are in the food.

    • C. 

      Are morally and ethically wrong. Humans were not meant to do this to living organisms!

  • 2. 
    How much can animals be genetically modified?
    • A. 

      There is nothing wrong with creating healthier meats and more efficient farm animals. Animal rights are not that important. They are going to be killed anyway.

    • B. 

      They can be modified only so that it does not negatively affect the health of the animal. Cloning should not be done to increase productivity.

    • C. 

      No modification is permissible under any circumstance. Not only is it a breach of animal integrity, but it is morally wrong. We can not change God's creations with science.

  • 3. 
    Is it okay to create a synthetic organism?
    • A. 

      Yes. It will help the human race survive and increase the productivity of many processes.

    • B. 

      Modification is okay, but synthesis is a whole new bag of worms. Humans were not made to create life.

    • C. 

      Modification or Synthesis is absolutely wrong and unacceptable.

  • 4. 
    Rank the order in which it is most acceptable to modify organisms from greatest to least:
    • A. 

      Bacteria=plants=animals

    • B. 

      Bacteria, plants, animals

    • C. 

      NONE ARE ACCEPTABLE!

  • 5. 
    How acceptable is cloning of animals?
    • A. 

      Very acceptable. It will help increase productivity and improve society!

    • B. 

      It should be used with caution and not for productivity's sake.

    • C. 

      Not at all acceptable under any circumstance.

  • 6. 
    Will the future generations benefit from biotechnology, genetic modification, and synthesis?
    • A. 

      Yes! The sustainability of the human race depends on it!

    • B. 

      If used properly and with extreme caution, it could be very beneficial.

    • C. 

      NO. It will lead to the downfall of the human race as superweeds, genetically modified super-bacteria, and synthetic organisms take over. WE WILL FACE GOD'S WRATH!

  • 7. 
    Craig Venter is:
    • A. 

      A visionary

    • B. 

      Too optimistic, he should proceed with more caution

    • C. 

      Venturing into very scary places.

  • 8. 
    Blind Hens:
    • A. 

      Are more happy when blind. Therefore, its okay to engineer them that way.

    • B. 

      Are an example of animal modification abuse that violates animal rights laws.

    • C. 

      ABSOLUTELY TWISTED, SICK, AND WRONG.

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