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2. Which of these was NOT an aim of the Human Genome Project?

  • To consider legal and ethical issues
  • To use genetic information to produce ideal humans
  • To determine all base sequences in DNA and the genes they form
  • To locate genes on the human chromosomes

3. What does totipotent mean?

  • The ability to grow all year round
  • The ability to produce all types of cells
  • The ability to reproduce asexually
  • The ability to grow without oxygen

4. What is eugenics?

  • Encouraging the use of stem cells instead of embryo cloning
  • Encouraging desirable traits and selective breeding of humans
  • Encouraging gene therapy
  • Encouraging people to use pre natal and post natal screening

5. What is gene therapy?

  • Insertion of extra chromosomes to counteract non functional genes
  • Removal of functional DNA to be cloned
  • Insertion of functional DNA to counteract a non functional gene
  • Removal of non functional DNA to prevent further issues


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