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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.
Q 1: The human genome is made up of 23 chromosome pairs with a total of about 3 billion DNA base pairs. The Human Genome Project mapped the human genome and identified all the genes present in it. It was completed in the year
1990
2005
2000
1875

Q 2: 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
DNA
LIFE
DXN
DXY

Q 3: Biotechnology is the manipulation of _______ to do practical things and to provide useful products.
organisms
bions
sub-atomic particles
machines

Q 4: The DNA composition of humans is ___ similar to that of chimpanzees and gorillas.
90%
50%
99%
100%

Q 5: Amgen, Genentech, Serono, Genzyme -- these are all names of
biotechnology companies
scientists who made contributions to biotechnology
biotechnology based medicines
genes in monkeys

Q 6: __________ is biotechnology applied to industrial processes. An example is the designing of an organism to produce a useful chemical.
White biotechnology
Yellow biotechnology
Green biotechnology
Red biotechnology

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