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CHEN 1000: Creative Technology Exam #2 (alternate) 3/19/2008 34 problems, 3 points each Please fill in your name and ID # on the Scantron
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1. A peer-reviewed article that summarizes the current state of a scientific field for scientists is called a __________ . (a) magazine (b) book (c) summary article (d) review article 2. Which of the following sources is least credible for scientific information? (a) Science (b) Wikipedia (c) the New York Times (d) “Understanding Biotechnology” 3. Which of the following is TRUE with respect to scientific peer review? (a) the editor does not know the reviewers’ identities (b) it is an excellent way to detect deliberate fraud (c) it can take several months for an article to go through the process (d) the reviewers make the final decision about publication or rejection 4. Which is NOT an application of modern biotechnology involving recombinant DNA? (a) Golden Rice (b) using yeast to produce ethanol (c) insulin produced by E. coli (d) Round-up Ready Corn 5. Which of the following does NOT contain nucleotides? (a) a chromosome (b) E. coli (c) a codon (d) DNA ligase 6. Which of the following industries is MOST influenced by biotechnology? (a) telecommunications (b) the military (c) oil (d) pharmaceuticals
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7. Which of the following items is NOT a polymer? (a) carbohydrate (b) a nucleotide (c) DNA polymerase (d) RNA 8. Which of the following is NOT found in yeast? (a) a nucleus (b) red blood cells (c) uracil (d) DNA polymerase 9. If a chromosome made of DNA represents a cookbook, and a protein represents a meal that has been prepared, then a piece of messenger RNA represents _________ ? (a) paper (b) a single recipe (c) the alphabet (d) a bookcase 10. A piece of DNA that contains the instructions to make an amino acid is called a _________ . (a) gene (b) codon (c) nucleotide (d) chromosome 11. As a part of the central dogma of molecular biology, translation refers to . (a)
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