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TEST YOURSELF BEFORE THE SECOND EXAM! Give these a try! Correct answers are listed at the end. Don’t forget the second exam is on October 25 th at 8.30 p.m., same places as before 1. Which of the following produces the hormone HCG? a. An early embryo b. The corpus luteum c. A follicle before ovulation d. A Sertoli cell e. Mitochondria 2. Which of the following produces the steroid hormone testosterone? a. A Sertoli cell b. A Leydig cell c. Chloroplasts in plant cells d. Mitochondria e. Ribosomes 3. Which of the following best describes the action of restriction enzymes? a. They cut RNA at particular codons b. They cut mRNA and tRNA from one another in ribosomes c. They cut specific sequences of DNA nucleotides d. They trim fats away from proteins in cell membranes 4. What is an acrosome? a. Part of the corpus luteum b. One of the cells of an early embryo c. A structure at the front of a sperm cell d. The equivalent of a mitochondrion in a sex cell 5. Which of the following is true of therapeutic cloning? a. Cloned new-born babies would be used to provide ‘spare parts’ b. Cloned stem cells would be used from early embryos c. Research on therapeutic cloning has been completely banned in the U.S. d. You can only clone prokaryotic cells 6. Which of the following represents the first day of the menstrual cycle? a. The last day of a woman’s period b. The day of ovulation c. The first day of a woman’s period
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7. What would happen if a pregnant woman was not exposed to the hormone hCG? a. She would be unable to ovulate after birth b. She might lose her baby early in pregnancy c. Her ovary would produce sperm instead of eggs d. Her cervix would fail to dilate during labor e. The muscles of her uterus would not contract during labor 8. Which of the following are vectors used in gene therapy of human cells? a.
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course BIO 102 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Washington State University .

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