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Question number: 1

» Biotechnology and Its Applications » Principles and Process of Biotechnology

Appeared in Year: 2004

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The total number of nitrogenous bases in human genome is estimated to be about (AIIMS)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

billion

b.

thousand

c.

3.5 million

d.

million

Question number: 2

» Biotechnology and Its Applications » Application of Biotechnology in Health and Agriculture

Appeared in Year: 2005

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Question

Which one of the following is a correct statement (AIIMS)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

“Bt” in “Bt-cotton” indicates that it is a genetically modified organism produced through biotechnology

b.

“Flavr Savr” variety of tomato has enhanced the production of ethylene which improves its taste.

c.

The anticoagulant hirudin is being produced from transgenic Brassica napus seeds.

d.

Somatic hybridization involves fusion of two complete plant cells carrying desired genes.

Question number: 3

» Biotechnology and Its Applications » Genetic Engineering

Appeared in Year: 2003

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Question

The approximate number of genes contained in the genome of Kalpana Chawla was (AIIMS)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

40, 000

b.

30, 000

c.

1, 00, 000

d.

80, 000

Question number: 4

» Biotechnology and Its Applications » Genetically Modified Organisms

Appeared in Year: 2004

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The bacteria Pseudomonas is useful because of its ability to (AIIMS)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Decompose variety of organic compounds

b.

Fix atmospheric nitrogen in the soil

c.

Transfer genes from one plant to another

d.

Produce a wide variety of antibiotics

Question number: 5

» Biotechnology and Its Applications » Principles and Process of Biotechnology

Appeared in Year: 2005

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Electroporation procedure involves (AIIMS)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Fast passage of food through sieve pores in phloem elements with the help of electric stimulation.

b.

Opening of stomatal pores during night by artificial light

c.

Making transient pores in the cell membrane to introduce gene constructs

d.

Purification of saline water with the help of a membrane system

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