Golden rice is a genetically modified crop plant where the incorporated gene is meant for the biosynthesis of:

1. Vitamin-B 2. Vitamin-C
3. Omega 3 4. Vitamin-A
Subtopic:  Other GM Crops |
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NEET - 2015
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Which body of the Government of India regulates GM research and the safety of introducing GM organisms for public services?

1. Bio-safety committee
2. Indian Council of Agricultural Research
3. Genetic Engineering Approval Committee
4. Research Committee on Genetic Manipulation
Subtopic:  Ethical Issues |
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NEET - 2015
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In Bt cotton, the Bt toxin present in plant tissue as pro-toxin is converted into active toxin due to:

1. alkaline pH of the insect gut
2. acidic pH of the insect gut
3. action of gut microorganisms
4. presence of conversion factors in the insect gut
Subtopic:  Bt Crops |
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The first human hormone produced by recombinant DNA technology is:

1. Insulin

2. Estrogen

3. Thyroxin

4. Progesterone

Subtopic:  Med Applications & Humulin |
 97%
AIPMT - 2014
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Which of the following Bt crops is being grown in India by the farmers?

1. Cotton

2. Brinjal

3. Soybean

4. Maize

Subtopic:  Bt Crops |
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AIPMT - 2013
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RNA interference involves:
 
1. Synthesis of cDNA from RNA using reverse transcriptase
2. Silencing of specific mRNA due to complementary RNA
3. Interference of RNA in the synthesis of DNA
4. Synthesis of mRNA from DNA
Subtopic:  Bt Crops | Interference RNA Tech |
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NEET - 2013
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Which one of the following vectors is used to replace the defective gene in gene therapy?
1. Adenovirus
2. Cosmid
3. Ri plasmid
4. Ti plasmid
Subtopic:  Gene Therapy |
NEET - 2013
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Consumption of which one of the following foods can prevent the kind of blindness associated with vitamin-A deficiency?

1. Flaver savr tomato

2. Canolla

3. Golden rice

4. Bt-brinjal

Subtopic:  Other GM Crops |
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AIPMT - 2012
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A single strand of nucleic acid tagged with a radioactive molecule is called:

1. Vector 2. Selectable marker
3. Plasmid 4. Probe
Subtopic:  Molecular Diagnosis |
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AIPMT - 2012
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Tobacco plants resistant to a nematode have been developed by the introduction of DNA that produced (in the host cells):
1. A particular hormone
2. An antifeedant
3. A toxic protein
4. Both sense and anti-sense RNA

Subtopic:  Interference RNA Tech |
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AIPMT - 2012
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