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Grade 8 English
4.19 Biotechnology

Directions: Answer the following questions and verify your answers. Do your own research and write an informative essay about bio technology.

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Grade 8 English
4.19 Biotechnology

Q 1: Biotechnology is the manipulation of _______ to do practical things and to provide useful products.
sub-atomic particles
organisms
bions
machines

Q 2: _________ is biotechnology applied to medical processes. Some examples are the designing of organisms to produce antibiotics, and the engineering of genetic cures to cure diseases through genomic manipulation.
Red biotechnology
Yellow biotechnology
Green biotechnology
White biotechnology

Q 3: __________ is biotechnology applied to industrial processes. An example is the designing of an organism to produce a useful chemical.
White biotechnology
Yellow biotechnology
Red biotechnology
Green biotechnology

Q 4: ___________ is biotechnology applied to agricultural processes. An example is the designing of an organism to grow under specific environmental conditions or in the presence (or absence) of certain agricultural chemicals.
Yellow biotechnology
White biotechnology
Green biotechnology
Red biotechnology

Q 5: Deoxyribonucleic acid is a nucleic acid —usually in the form of a double helix— that contains the genetic instructions specifying the biological development of all cellular forms of life, and most viruses. Deoxyribonucleic acid is commonly known as
DXN
DXY
LIFE
DNA

Q 6: The DNA composition of humans is ___ similar to that of chimpanzees and gorillas.
50%
99%
100%
90%

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