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CHEN exam 2 practice - Creative Technology Exam#2 Practice Problems 1 Which of the following is an example of a place that scientists communicate

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Creative Technology Exam #2 Practice Problems 3/14/2008 1. Which of the following is an example of a place that scientists communicate results to the general public? (a) Science (b) Scientific American (c) Journal of the American Chemical Society (d) Newsweek 2. Which of the following is NOT a true advantage that Wikipedia has over peer-reviewed publications in terms of communicating scientific results? (a) Wikipedia has greater credibility (b) Wikipedia is available to all readers (open access) (c) Communicating results in Wikipedia is very rapid (d) Everyone can publish their results in Wikipedia 3. Which of the following is FALSE about scientific peer review? (a) authors submit manuscripts anonymously (b) the reviewers are anonymous (c) the editor chooses the reviewers (d) the editor makes the final decision 4. Which of the following is TRUE about scientific peer review? (a) reviewers are paid for their efforts (b) peer review is the best way to catch outright fraud (c) peer review generally takes only one or two days (d) because reviewers are anonymous, plagiarism is a concern 5. What is the main contributor to the birth of modern biotechnology? a. Massive human population growth b. The discovery of Oil c. Over 100 years of worldwide biological research d. The invention of the internet
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6. Which is an example of modern biotechnology? (a) Production of insulin by E. coli (b) Brewing beer through natural yeast fermentation (c) Breeding livestock for improved milk production (d) Synthesizing specialty materials from petrochemicals 7. Which of the following statements is FALSE? a. Proteins are composed of Amino-Acids b. DNA is composed of Nucleotides c. RNA is composed of Amino-Acids d. The majority of cell mass is water 8. Which of the following items is the smallest? a. A plant cell b. A bacterial cell c. A bacteriophage d. A human cell 9. Cells are composed of a variety of internal structures. In _____ cells, the majority of these structures are enclosed in organelles. (a) Prokaryotic (b) Eukaryotic (c) Tetrakaryotic (d) Simkaryotic 10. If proteins are the “machine workers”, and RNA is the “messengers”, then the role of DNA is ___________? (a) Defense against predators (b) Reproduction (c) Information storage (d) Structural 11. What is the complement of the following DNA sequence: 5’-AATGCGT-3’ (a) 3’-TTTTTTT-5’ (b) 3’-TTACGCA-5’ (c) 3’-TTACGTT-5’ (d) 3’-CCGTATG-5’
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12. Which of the following biotechnology applications does not require genetic engineering? (a)
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CHEN exam 2 practice - Creative Technology Exam#2 Practice Problems 1 Which of the following is an example of a place that scientists communicate

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