Biotechnology Preliminary Exam Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    A nucleic acid molecule in the form of twisted double strand double helix that is the major component of chromosomes and carries genetic information.
    • A. 

      DNA 

    • B. 

      RNA

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Heredity

  • 2. 
    A nucleic acid molecule in the form of a twisted double strand double helix is the major component of chromosomes and carries genetic information.
    • A. 

      DNA 

    • B. 

      RNA

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Heredity

  • 3. 
    A collective name for land-use systems and technologies where woody perennials (trees, shrubs, palms, bamboos, etc.)
    • A. 

      Agroforestry

    • B. 

      Forestry

    • C. 

      Biotechnology

    • D. 

      Cytology

  • 4. 
    A nucleic acid molecule in the form of a twisted double strand double helix is the major component of chromosomes and carries genetic information.
    • A. 

      DNA 

    • B. 

      RNA

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Heredity

  • 5. 
    A collective name for land-use systems and technologies where woody perennials (trees, shrubs, palms, bamboos, etc.)
    • A. 

      Agroforestry

    • B. 

      Forestry

    • C. 

      Biotechnology

    • D. 

      Cytology

  • 6. 
    When was first genetically engineered bacteria were reported.
    • A. 

      1970's

    • B. 

      1980's

    • C. 

      1870's

    • D. 

      1890's

  • 7. 
    Father of Biotechnology
    • A. 

      Károly Ereky

    • B. 

      James Dewey Watson

    • C. 

      Ernest Rutherford

    • D. 

      Gifford Pinchot

  • 8. 
    The natural process that permits growth of leguminous plants on soils in low in N.
    • A. 

      Biological Nitrogen Fixation

    • B. 

      Fixing Nitrogen

    • C. 

      Symbiotic Association

    • D. 

      Rhizobium

  • 9. 
    Fast growing tree legumes
    • A. 

      Acacia mangium, Falcataria moluccana, Ricinus communis, Glericedia sepium, 

    • B. 

      Shorea astylosa, Shorea contorta, Hopea plagato, Diospryus blancoi

    • C. 

      A. auriculiformis, Falcataria moluccana, Glericedia sepium, Caesalpinia pulcherrima

    • D. 

      Swietenia macrophylla, gmelina arborea, Leucaena leucocephala

  • 10. 
    Any biology-based technology that uses living organisms or their parts
    • A. 

      Microbiology

    • B. 

      Cytology

    • C. 

      Biotechnology

    • D. 

      Biology

  • 11. 
    A process that takes place in soil when bacteria oxidize ammonia, turning it into nitrates.
    • A. 

      Nitrogen cycle

    • B. 

      Nitrogen Fixation

    • C. 

      Symbiosis

    • D. 

      Nitrification

  • 12. 
    The cyclical series of processes in which nitrogen moves through the living and non-living parts of the environment.
    • A. 

      Nitrification

    • B. 

      Nitrogen cycle

    • C. 

      Nitrogen Fixation

    • D. 

      Symbiosis

  • 13. 
    The process by which nitrogen in the atmosphere is converted into nitrates by the action of bacteria and cyanobacteria.
    • A. 

      Nitrification

    • B. 

      Nitrogen Fixation

    • C. 

      Nitrogen cycle

    • D. 

      Symbiosis

  • 14. 
    A close relationship between two organisms in which one organism lives near, on, or even inside other organisms and in which at least one organism benefits.
    • A. 

      Nitrification

    • B. 

      Nitrogen cycle

    • C. 

      Nitrogen Fixation

    • D. 

      Symbiosis:

  • 15. 
     A structure in vascular plants whose main functions are typically absorption and anchorage.
    • A. 

      Root

    • B. 

      Root Nodules

    • C. 

      Seed

    • D. 

      Stem

  • 16. 
    Swellings on the roots of leguminous plants that contain bacteria of the genus Rhizobium that convert nitrogen in the soil/air into organic nitrogen compounds.
    • A. 

      Root

    • B. 

      Photosynthesis:

    • C. 

      Root Nodules

    • D. 

      Stem

  • 17. 
    Are genetically modified microorganisms that are grown symbiotically with crops.
    • A. 

      Biopesticides

    • B. 

      Biotechnology

    • C. 

      Biofertilizers

    • D. 

      Symbiosis

  • 18. 
    Protect crops from insect pests and guard against further environmental deterioration
    • A. 

      Biofertilizers

    • B. 

      Biopesticides

    • C. 

      Biotechnology

    • D. 

      Symbiosis

  • 19. 
    It can serve as biopesticides and bioherbicides.
    • A. 

      Allelopathic agents

    • B. 

      Biofertilizer

    • C. 

      Diffusion

    • D. 

      Symbiosis

  • 20. 
    Any technological application that uses biological systems
    • A. 

      Biotechnology

    • B. 

      Agroforestry

    • C. 

      Forestry

    • D. 

      DNA

  • 21. 
    A structure in vascular plants whose main functions are typically to carry materials between the roots and leaves and to support the plant
    • A. 

      Root Nodule

    • B. 

      Roots 

    • C. 

      Stem

    • D. 

      Leaves

  • 22. 
    Enables nitrogen‐fixing bacteria to convert atmospheric nitrogen into a form that is directly available for plant growth.
    • A. 

      Legumes-Rhizobium

    • B. 

      Root nodule symbiosis

    • C. 

      Stem Nodules

    • D. 

      Leaf nodules

  • 23. 
    Leguminous Species
    • A. 

      Sapotaceae

    • B. 

      Ebenaceae

    • C. 

      Malvaceae

    • D. 

      Fabaceae

  • 24. 
    Legumes are notable in that most of them have symbiotic nitrogen-fixing bacteria in structures called
    • A. 

      Symbiosis

    • B. 

      Root nodule

    • C. 

      Nitrogen fixation

    • D. 

      Nitrification

  • 25. 
    Not a Legume
    • A. 

      Cassia fistula

    • B. 

      Afzelia rhomboidea

    • C. 

      Arachis hypogea

    • D. 

      Pittosporum pentandrum

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