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Human Genome Project

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1 Question
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The Human Genome Project was an international scientific research project with the goal of determining the base pairs that make up human ________.


DNA

RNA

Pancreas

2 Question
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The study and analysis of genomes are called as ________.


Genetics

Gene Therapy

Genomics

3 Question
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The Human Genome Project, which began officially in the year ______.


1990

1996

1998

4 Question
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The HGP was initiated in 1990 under the leadership of American geneticist _________.


John Abelson

Francis Collins

Frederick Alt

5 Question
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Every second, Human Genome Project computers decode how many letters?


12,000

1000

159

6 Question
30 seconds
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A rough draft of the human genome was completed in June of which year?


1997

1999

2000

7 Question
30 seconds
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Human DNA is 98 percent identical to this animal's DNA.


Chimpanzee

Rat

Donkey

8 Question
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The HGP has revealed that there are probably about 200* human genes.


True

False

9 Question
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Q.

The International Human Genome Sequencing Consortium published the first draft of the human genome in the journal _________.


Nature

Biomic

Gene

10 Question
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Scientists estimate that the human genome, for example, has about __________ protein-coding genes.


12,000 20,000

20,000 to 25,000

21,999 to 30,000

11 Question
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Which of the following was not the goal of the Human Genome Project?


Identification of human genes

Store information in databases

Improve manpower for data analysis

12 Question
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The major approaches used in HGP for identifying genes were:


Expressed Sequence Tags

Sequence Annotation

Both

13 Question
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The locations in the human genome which differ by a single base difference is known as _________.


Single nucleotide mutation

Single nucleotide polymorphism*

Single nucleotide polymorphogenesis

14 Question
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The largest known human gene is ________ on X chromosome.


Dystrophin protein gene

Sry gene

Cryo gene

15 Question
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The Human Genome Project originally aimed to map the ___________ contained in a human haploid reference genome.


Nucleotides

Chromosomes

Nitrogen