Biotechnology Lecture Notes

MCQ on Industrial Biotechnology with Answer Key (Biotechnology MCQ 03)


MCQ on Fermentation Technology

BIOTECHNOLOGY MCQ-03
(Biology / Life Sciences MCQ: Multiple Choice Questions in Biotechnology)

MCQ on Industrial Biotechnology
(Sample/Model/Practice Questions for CSIR JRF/NET Life Science Examination, ICMR JRF Exam, DBT BET JRF Exam, GATE BT and XL Exam, ICAR JRF NE Exam, PG Entrance Exam, JAM Exam, GS Biology Exam and Medical Entrance Exam)

(1). Which of the following materials is used as a bio-plastic?

a.       Polystyrene
b.      Polypropylene
c.       Polyhydroxybutyrate
d.      Dextran

(2). A Trickling filter is used for:

a.       Antibiotic production
b.      Beer production
c.       Citric acid manufacturing
d.      Waste water treatment

(3). A double spiral heat-exchanger is a:

a.       Direct heat exchanger
b.      Indirect heat exchanger
c.       A temperature control device
d.      Thermostat

(4). The importance of Yeast Extract in the industrial fermenter is:

a.       Act as vitamin and micronutrient source
b.      Acts nitrogen source
c.       Acts as carbon source
d.      Acts as carbon and vitamin source

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MCQ on Genetic Engineering with Answer Key (MCQ 02)

Human Genome Project Logo

Logo of Human Genome Project (HGP); The Vitruvian Man by Leonardo da Vinci (image source: cc wikipedia)


BIOTECHNOLOGY MCQ-02
(Biology / Life Sciences MCQ: Multiple Choice Questions in Biotechnology)

MCQ on Genetic Engineering (Basics)
(Sample/Model/Practice Questions for CSIR JRF/NET Life Science Examination, ICMR JRF Exam, DBT BET JRF Exam, GATE BT and XL Exam, ICAR JRF NE Exam, PG Entrance Exam, JAM Exam, GS Biology Exam and Medical Entrance Exam)

1. The first crop plant genome sequenced

a.       Maize
b.      Wheat
c.       Rice
d.      Barley

2. Urea and Formamide can:

a.       Increase Tm of DNA
b.      Decrease the Tm of DNA
c.       Helps faster re-annealing of DNA
d.      Does not effects denaturation of DNA

3. The chromogenic substrate of X-gal is:

a.       5-chloro-4-bromo-3indolyl-beta-D-galactoside
b.      5-bromo-4-chloro-3indolyl-beta-D-galactoside
c.       5-chloro-5-bromo-3indolyl-beta-D-galactoside
d.      5-bromo-5-chloro-3indolyl-beta-D-galactoside

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Biotechnology MCQ 01 with Answer Key and Explanations


MCQ on pBR 322

Map of pBR322 Vector (image source cc Wikipedia)

BIOTECHNOLOGY MCQ-01
(Biology / Life Sciences MCQ: Multiple Choice Questions in Biotechnology)

MCQ on Introduction to Biotechnology
 (Sample/Model/Practice Questions for CSIR JRF/NET Life Science Examination, ICMR JRF Exam, DBT BET JRF Exam, GATE BT and XL Exam, ICAR JRF NE Exam, PG Entrance Exam, JAM Exam, GS Biology Exam and Medical Entrance Exam)

 

(1). DNA base pairs in the Human Genome are about:

a.       2 X 107
b.      3 X 109
c.       4 X 108
d.      7 X 107

(2). Which of the following is a dual resistance vector?

a.       M13
b.      pUC 18
c.       pUC 19
d.      pBR 322

(3). The name Kary Mullis is associated with:

a.       Gel Retardation Assay
b.      Chain Termination Reaction
c.       RFLP
d.      PCR

(4). Alec Jeffery’s name is associated with:

a.       DNA sequencing
b.      RNA sequencing
c.       DNA fingerprinting
d.      Site-directed mutagenesis

(5). The Cre-Lox system uses one of the following:

a.       DNA kinase
b.      Creatine phosphatase
c.       DNA recombinase
d.      S1-nuclease

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