MT2 Key - 1 Traditional plant improvement involves...

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1 1) Traditional plant improvement involves cross- breeding between biologically related species. a) True* b) False 2) Which of the following commercially grown genetically engineered foods was the FIRST to be granted a license for human consumption? a) Bt Corn b) Flavr Savr Tomato * c) RoundUp Ready Soybean d) Beta carotene “Golden Rice” e) AquAdvantage Salmon 3) The chymosin (rennet) gene was extracted from the stomach of a) Goat b) Calf * c) Lamb d) Pig 4) Organic milk is allowed to contain GM hormones. a) True b) False *
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2 5) What is the most widely grown GM plant? a) Corn b) Tomatoes c) Potatoes d) Soybeans * e) Bananas 6) Golden rice has been genetically modified to enhance the human diet with which vitamin? a) Vitamin A * b) Vitamin C c) Vitamin D d) Vitamin E e) Vitamin K 7) The rBST or rBGH hormone is injected into cows in order to: a) Increase the cows’ growth rates b) Increase the cows’ resistance to disease c) Increase the cows’ milk production * 8) Foods can be genetically modified for which of the following reasons? a) Improve crop yield b) Increase nutritional value c) Obtain bio-pharmaceutical compounds d) All of the above *
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9) Chymosin is an enzyme that can be made through genetic engineering and used in cheese production. a) True * b) False 10) The European Union requires genetically modified foods to be labeled as such. a) True * b) False 11) The principle source of natural flavors used in food products is from wild or exotic animals. a) True
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MT2 Key - 1 Traditional plant improvement involves...

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