Biotechnology Quizzes & Trivia

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Students try this quiz after studying biotechnology in class.  

Questions: 11  |  Attempts: 3396   |  Last updated: May 14, 2020
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       Biotechnology is about…    

Biotechnology is the application of technology to alter the different biological concepts and ideas. How much do you know of biotechnology? How about its application to the modern world? Find out below and all the best.

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 1543   |  Last updated: Mar 28, 2018
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    Transgenic plants are plants having:

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Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 1177   |  Last updated: Mar 31, 2014
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    The enzyme that cuts specifically recognition sites in DNA is known as:

Chapter 2 multiple choice quiz using the book Biotechnology: Science for the New Millenium

Questions: 25  |  Attempts: 1951   |  Last updated: Oct 12, 2016
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    All living things do all of the following except:

Welcome to another advanced placement examination, where today we will be discussing world renowned scientist Gregor Mendel, who is credited as being the founder of modern science and genetics. What do you know about this...

Questions: 7  |  Attempts: 1617   |  Last updated: Sep 26, 2018
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    What is the function of a vector in genetic engineering?

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Biotechnology Questions & Answers


What is biotechnology? How would you explain biotechnology to a friend?
Biotechnology is an amalgamationof all the sciences and uses highly principled techniques to either enhance the functioning and productivity of an already existing phenomena or to invent new things and phenomena by manipulating theorganisms n the mic
What is the function of a vector in genetic engineering?
B. A vector is a DNA molecule used to carry additional genetic material into a cell. A vector that carries foreign DNA is called recombinant DNA. There are four types of vectors including cosmids, viral vectors, plasmids, and artificial chromosomes.
What is the function of gel electrophoresis in genetic engineering?
Gel electrophoresis is a purification process whereby different proteins are separated according to their molecular weight. The charged molecules are aligned and a charge is applied that causes the molecules to move according to their weight. This se
What is the function of the polymerase chain reaction in genetic engineering?
The correct answer to this question is D. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is a common laboratory technique used to make many copies of a particular region of DNA. Typically, the goal of PCR is to make enough of the target DNA region that it can be a
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