The Human Genome Project
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  • Question 1
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    Q. What is a genome?
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    The complete haploid amount of genetic material present in a cell or organism
    A garden ornament 
    The sum of all human material.
    A totally unique set of genetic material not shared with anything else
  • Question 2
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    Q. The study of the genome is known as
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  • Question 3
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    Q. What year was the Human Genome Project (HGP) started?
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  • Question 4
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    Q. The main goal of the Human Genome Project (HGP) was to:
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    Identify the unique parts of each person's DNA.
    Identify genes responsible for human diseases.
    Identify genes responsible for human behavior.
    Determine the entire sequence of human DNA.
  • Question 5
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    Q. What is DNA sequencing?
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    The total of genes carried by an individual or cell
    Coding genes in order to identify single nucleotide polymorphisms
    Deciphering the functions of various parts of the human genome
    The process of identifying the order of the bases in DNA
  • Question 6
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    Q. Which best describes the impact that the Human Genome Project (HGP) has had on society?
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    It has helped scientists determine that certain genes can cause diseases 
    It has led to discrimination against genetically flawed individuals
    It has led to the appearance of new diseases
    It has cost society billions of dollars without any major benefits
  • Question 7
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    Q. The genomes of two unrelated humans are ___% the same.
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  • Question 8
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    Q. How many base pairs (bp) are in the human genome?
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    1 billion bp
    4 billion bp
    3 billion bp
    3.5 billion bp
  • Question 9
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    Q. Identify an application of genetic sequencing below:
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    Improved and more accurate diagnosis of inherited disorders due to single genes
    Providing personalised medication and treatment depending on the genetic combination
    Determine evolutionary relationships between species
    All of the above
  • Question 10
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    Q. What is the general trend of the genome size and number for viruses, bacteria and eukaryotic organisms? 
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    Genome size and number increases from viruses to bacteria to eukaryotes
    Genome size and number decreases from viruses to bacteria to eukaryotes
    Genome size and number increases from viruses to bacteria but then decreases to eukaryotes
    Genome size decreases from viruses to bacteria but then increases to eukaryotes
  • Question 11
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    The complete genomes of many organisms have been sequenced. The table shows the number of genes and base pairs in the genome of several species, as well as their haploid chromosome number (n). Which organism has the largest number of base pairs (bp) in their genome?

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