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Cloning

written by: eyez2k1ss
 
The issue of cloning and its biological and ethical aspects have been a widely disputed and contradictory question. Find out more about this innovative process, its pros and cons.

Question 1:


The term "clone", originally used in botany before it entered molecular genetics, means what in Greek?
Copy
Root
Twin
Twig

Question 2:


Cloning, the process of creating an identical copy of an organism, is only attainable by artificial means.
False
True

Question 3:


Which of the following statements about the process of cloning is not true?
Cloning could be theoretically used to bring extinct species back to life
Cloning can be used therapeutically, to create replacement organs or tissue.
Scientists use more than one method for cloning.
Cloning produces a completely identical copy of an organism.

Question 4:


How many unsuccessful attempts did it take to finally create Dolly, the first successfully cloned mammal?
76
154
19
276

Question 5:


Prometea, an example of successfully cloned mammal, was what type of animal?
Pig
Rabbit
Cat
Horse

Question 6:


The first successful experiment in which a cloned animal embryo reached an adult state, was carried out in what year?
1907
1952
1926
1973

Question 7:


Substance vital for treating what hereditary blood defect that occurs almost exclusively in males, has been produced by cloning?
Thalassemia
Anemia
Hemoglobinopaties
Hemophilia

Question 8:


What prevents scientists from fulfilling one of science fiction writers' dreams - to clone a dinosaur?
The lack of knowledge about their embryonal development
Lack of live dinosaur tissue
The difference in environmental conditions now and then
The need for a mother from a closely related species

Question 9:


Cloning and the boundless possibilities it offers is a challenging topic for scriptwriters' imagination. All but one of these science fiction movies involve cloning in their plots.
"Jurassic Park"
"The House of the Scorpion"
"The 6th Day"
"The Green Mile"

Question 10:


Which of these can be defined as a clone's biological mother and father?
The egg cell donor and the surrogate mother
The egg cell donor and the surrogate mother
The genetic material donor and the egg cell donor
None of these

 


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