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Reading Chapter 13

 

Multiple Choice

Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

 

____    1.   A stretch of DNA that varies among individuals is called a(an)

a.

resistance gene.

b.

antibiotic.

c.

genetic marker.

d.

clone.

 

 

____    2.   What kind of cell (or cells) are used to make animal clones?

a.

body cell only

b.

egg cell only

c.

egg cell and sperm cell

d.

body cell and egg cell

 

 

____    3.   Knowing the sequence of an organismís DNA allows researchers to

a.

reproduce the organism.

b.

mutate the DNA.

c.

study specific genes.

d.

cut the DNA.

 

 

____    4.   Suppose a restriction enzyme recognizes the six-base sequence

AAGCTT

TTCGAA

in a double strand of DNA. Between which two nucleotides on each strand would the enzyme have to cut to produce a fragment with sticky ends that are four bases long?

a.

GC

b.

CT

c.

AA

d.

AG

 

 

____    5.   In E. coli, the lac operon controls the

a.

breakdown of lactose.

b.

production of lactose.

c.

breakdown of glucose.

d.

production of glucose.

 

 

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