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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?
Twin
Root
Twig
Copy

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 can be used therapeutically, to create replacement organs or tissue.
Cloning produces a completely identical copy of an organism.
Cloning could be theoretically used to bring extinct species back to life
Scientists use more than one method for cloning.

Question 4:


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

Question 5:


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

Question 6:


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

Question 7:


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

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
The need for a mother from a closely related species
Lack of live dinosaur tissue
The difference in environmental conditions now and then

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.
"The 6th Day"
"The House of the Scorpion"
"The Green Mile"
"Jurassic Park"

Question 10:


Which of these can be defined as a clone's biological mother and father?
None of these
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

 


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