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  • 1. Multiple Choice
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    What would be a positive reason to genetically alter Fraser Fir trees in North Carolina to make them more resistant to rot?

    By producing crops that are frost resistant

    By making robots to replace large farm machines

    The population of fir trees would increase and grow healthier.

    By increasing the use of wind farms that produce electricity

  • 2. Multiple Choice
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    In what way is biotechnology useful to law enforcement agencies such as the police or FBI?

    It can help identify who was present at the scene of a crime.

    It can help undercover officers disguise themselves.

    It might help determine who might be the victime of a future crime.

    It can help determine who is most likely to become a criminal in the future.

  • 3. Multiple Choice
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    How can agricultural biotechnology have a positive impact on the environment?

    By developing crops that are pest resistant requiring fewer pesticides to be used. 

    planting crops in shaded areas.

    Harvesting crops that have thick stems and leaves.

    water crops with a recycled irrigation system.

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