Genetic Research Techniques Review Quiz

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This quiz will test your knowledge on the information you have learned from this wiki on Genetic Research Techniques.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Classical Genetics is
    • A. 

      The study of restriction enzymes

    • B. 

      The study of the structure, replication process and expression of genetic material

    • C. 

      The study of populations and allelic frequencies

    • D. 

      The study of genes, mutations and phenotypes

  • 2. 
    This level of biosafety labs are used to study agents that can be transmitted through the air and cause potentially lethal infection.
    • A. 

      Biosafety Level 1

    • B. 

      Biosafety Level 2

    • C. 

      Biosafety Level 3

    • D. 

      Biosafety Level 4

    • E. 

      Biosafety Level 5

  • 3. 
    Which protocol or technique is used to amplify a specific sequence of genetic material?
    • A. 

      Polymerase Chain Reaction

    • B. 

      Transformations

    • C. 

      Gel Electrophoresis

    • D. 

      Cell Culturing

  • 4. 
    As an investigator in the hierarchy of the National Institute of Health, I take precedence over...
    • A. 

      Technicians, scientists, fellows and interns

    • B. 

      Chief, deputy chief and scientists

    • C. 

      Technicians, fellows and scientists

    • D. 

      The director of the National Cancer Institute

  • 5. 
    In Biosafety Level One, we are working with agents that are known to cause no harm or disease to us. Therefore we are able to usually eat lunch in our labs instead of going to the cafeteria.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Depends on the chemicals used in the lab

  • 6. 
    Bacterial Transformations involves a vector, specifically called a
    • A. 

      Circle

    • B. 

      Plasmid

    • C. 

      Phage

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is an enzyme based approach that is a modification of the DNA synthesis reaction?
    • A. 

      Cell Culturing

    • B. 

      Ribonucleic Acid Method

    • C. 

      Dideoxynucleotide Method

    • D. 

      Polymerase Chain Reaction

  • 8. 
    Which protocol is the most useful and found to be the method of choice for DNA Sequencing?
    • A. 

      Bacterial Transformations

    • B. 

      Genotyping

    • C. 

      Cell Culturing

    • D. 

      Polymerase Chain Reaction

  • 9. 
    What are the three basic steps in PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction)? (IN ORDER)
    • A. 

      Anneal, denature, DNA extension

    • B. 

      Denature, anneal, DNA extension

    • C. 

      DNA extension, anneal, denature

    • D. 

      Anneal, DNA extension, denature

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