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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A company that creates hair dye would most likely employ a bio-technician for which job?

    answer choices

    researching trends

    developing new colors

    creating cost effective packaging

    developing a product that will be safe for consumers

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
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    Which is a career that would use microorganisms to remove pollutants from water?

    answer choices

    medical specialist

    DNA fingerprint specialist

    Environmental Protection Agency specialist

    Center for Disease Control

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which are most closely related to biotechnology?

    answer choices

    medicine and agriculture

    construction and engineering

    water treatment and electricity generation

    communication and information technology

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
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    Which is a concern of scientists when genetically modifying plants?

    answer choices

    Plants will pass on diseases to animals.

    There will be a decrease in biodiversity.

    Plants will have a longer growing season.

    There will be a decrease in revenue for pesticide manufacturers.

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
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    Which application of biotechnology is of greatest economic benefit to North Carolina?

    answer choices

    development of livestock that are more domesticated

    development of livestock that produce higher quality meat

    development of crops that can be grown in extremely dry environments

    development of crops that can be grown in extremely low temperatures

  • Question 6
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    Which use of biotechnology most benefits North Carolina agriculture?

    answer choices

    producing human vaccines

    producing disease resistant crops

    producing new medicines from bacteria

    producing enzymes to eliminate pollutants

  • Question 7
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    How does biotechnology most likely affect North Carolina’s population?

    answer choices

    Jobs are created and attract more people to the area.

    Research advancement causes people in need of medicines to move to the area.

    People are not concerned with biotechnology so the overall population is not impacted.

    The issue causes controversy and people hesitate to live in a state where a large amount of research takes place.

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which best describes a controversial issue associated with the use of genetically modified crops?

    answer choices

    the use of genetically modified crops to increase potential yield

    the short term use of genetically modified crops in famine stricken countries

    the development of genetically modified crops which are resistant to herbicides

    the long term effects which may arise from the use of genetically modified crops

  • Question 9
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    Q.

    Bacteria cells can be used to produce insulin for the treatment of diabetes in humans. Which best explains how the bacteria cells are able to produce insulin for humans?

    answer choices

    The bacteria have been grown on a petri dish containing insulin.

    The bacteria have been genetically engineered to contain the DNA needed to produce insulin.

    The bacteria have been exposed to radioactivity to create mutant strains capable of producing insulin.

    The bacteria have been grown on a petri dish containing sugar; the bacteria produce insulin in response to the sugar.

  • Question 10
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    Which would a person who pursues a career in bioinformatics study?

    answer choices

    ways DNA stores information

    ways of cross-breeding plants

    ways of cross-breeding animals

    ways of storing and retrieving biological data

  • Question 11
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    Which area of biotechnology would most likely create ethical issues within human society?

    answer choices

    insulin production by bacteria

    organ cloning for use in transplants

    genetic engineering to improve agricultural yields

    DNA and forensic testing of crime scene evidence

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
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    Which would most likely result in the largest economic benefit to North Carolina?

    answer choices

    North Carolina partnering with farmers for use of agricultural biotechnology

    North Carolina being a lead consumer state in pharmaceutical manufacturing

    North Carolina making the world’s best-trained workforce for biomanufacturing

    North Carolina making a long-standing commitment to biotechnology development

  • Question 13
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    Which is most important when investigating ethical issues in biotechnology?

    answer choices

    cost of the technology

    advantage of the technology

    public opinion of the technology

    benefits of the technology outweighing the harm

  • Question 14
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    North Carolina has over 400 biotechnology companies. How would the economy most likely change if that number were reduced by half?

    answer choices

    The economy would decline because of job loss.

    The economy would suffer as funding for research decreases.

    The economy would increase due to an increase in production.

    The economy would improve when the government offers assistance.

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
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    Genetic engineering has directly increased productivity in which U.S. industry?

    answer choices

    agriculture

    automobile

    media

    none of the above

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
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    Personal medical records become more available and more detailed because of biotechnological research. Based on this information, which is a major concern to the public?

    answer choices

    transmission of more diseases

    an increase in under qualified doctors

    inappropriate use of medical information

    overdiagnosis of certain medical conditions

  • Question 17
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    Which was most likely the earliest way biotechnology was studied by humans?

    answer choices

    finding evidence of crimes

    making new medicines to cure sicknesses

    discovering the cause of hereditary diseases

    breeding better varieties of crops and livestock

  • Question 18
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    Residents of North Carolina presently burn 5 billion gallons of imported petroleum-based liquid fuel per year. How would the state’s economy be affected if North Carolina could produce bio-fuels locally as a replacement?

    answer choices

    Tax revenues would decrease.

    Unemployment would increase.

    The economy would decline due to exports.

    The economy would improve with new jobs and tax revenue.

  • Question 19
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    Which is a genetic engineering advancement directly related to a career in biotechnology?

    answer choices

    improving solar energy collection

    transporting textiles at higher rates

    creating crop foods that resist insect pests

    repairing historical sites with quality materials

  • Question 20
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    Which would be reduced as a result of the development of pest-resistant crops?

    answer choices

    use of organic fertilizers

    use of chemical insecticides

    practice of crop rotation techniques

    practice of hydroponic farming techniques

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