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CHEN 1000: Creative Technology Exam #2 3/18/2008 34 problems, 3 points each Please fill in your name and ID # on the Scantron
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1. A Review Article is __________ . (a) not peer-reviewed (b) an article published in the most prestigious type of journal, such as Nature (c) a scientific article written for the general public (d) a peer-reviewed article that summarizes the current state of a scientific field for scientists 2. Which of the following sources is most credible for scientific information? (a) Science (b) Wikipedia (c) the Wall Street Journal (d) the Encyclopedia Britannica 3. Which of the following is FALSE with respect to scientific peer review? (a) the authors do 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) an editor makes the final decision 4. Which is NOT an application of modern biotechnology involving recombinant DNA? (a) Bt cotton (b) enhanced milk production using bovine growth hormone (c) epoetin produced by E. coli (d) cloning a plant from a cutting 5. Which of the following does NOT contain nucleotides? (a) RNA polymerase (b) a gene (c) messenger RNA (d) a skin cell 6. Which of the following industries is MOST influenced by biotechnology? (a) computers (b) cosmetics (c) oil (d) farming
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7. Which of the following items is a polymer? (a) an amino acid (b) a nucleotide (c) DNA ligase (d) a carbon atom 8. Which of the following is NOT found in E. coli ? (a) a nucleus (b) ribosomes (c) enzymes (d) genes 9. If a chromosome made of DNA represents an encyclopedia full of instruction manuals, and a piece of messenger RNA represents one set of instructions, then a protein represents _________? (a) paper (b) a machine that can be assembled (c) the alphabet (d) ink 10. A piece of DNA that contains the instructions to make an enzyme is called a _________ . (a) gene (b) codon (c) nucleotide (d) chromosome 11. As a part of the central dogma of molecular biology, transcription refers to . (a)
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