The DNA Fingerprinting MCQs with Answers

Hello students, our next topic for the MCQ is ‘THE DNA FINGERPRINTING’. The DNA fingerprinting is also known as DNA profiling. The Alec Jeffreys was a geneticist who developed this technique in 1985. This DNA fingerprinting is helpful to solve crime and it can be used to test the similarities between people like paternity testing. For this test the required samples are hair root, cells and saliva.

The following MCQ will provide you more information about DNA fingerprinting.

 

MCQ.1): ……………………………………… Is the method to identify a particular individual rather than simply identifying a species or trait.

a) RNA fingertesting

b) DNA fingerprinting

c) Colour printing

d) UV identifier

 

MCQ.2): The DNA fingerprinting method is used by scientists to distinguish between individuals and they only use ……………………………………. Sample.

a) Cytoplasm

b) Cell

c) DNA

d) Ribosomal

 

MCQ. 3): The DNA fingerprinting process or technique was invented by ………………………….. In 1985.

a) Alexa Brown

b) Bill Jonas

c) Neon Mask

d) Alex Jeffreys

 

MCQ.4): Which of the following can be biological samples for DNA fingerprinting?

a) Blood

b) Hair

c) Saliva

d) All of them

 

MCQ.5): When DNA is recovered from cells or tissues then this step in DNA fingerprinting is …………………………………..

a) Isolation of DNA

b) Collection of DNA

c) Centrifugation of DNA

d) Formation of DNA

 

MCQ.6): Which of the following enzyme is useful to cut DNA into fragments?

a) Scissor

b) Senssor

c) Restriction

d) Freedom

 

MCQ.7): ………..……………… is the process by which DNA fragments get separated on the basis of size.

a) Electropoetic

b) Gel electrophoresis

c) Gel purification

d) None of this

 

MCQ.8): The DNA is …..……………………………… charged.

a) Positively

b) Gamma

c) Sigma

d) Negatively

 

MCQ.9): The process where DNA fragments are transferred to nylon sheet on the gel for soaking is called as ……………………………………..

a) Southern blotting

b) Blood clotting

c) Northern blotting

d) Nitro Blot

 

MCQ.10): Which technique involves alignment of hybridized membrane with X-ray film?

a) Radiology

b) Neurotechnology

c) Autobiography

d) Autoradiography

 

Answer

1)b) DNA fingerprinting

2) c) DNA

3) d) Alex Jeffreys

4) d) All of them

5) a) Isolation of DNA

6) c) Restriction

7) b) Gel electrophoresis

8) d) Negatively

9) a) Southern blotting

10) d) Autoradiography


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