Biotechnology and It's Applications
Previous Years Questions

MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

Milk of transgenic ‘Cow Rosie’ was nutritionally more balanced product for human babies than natural cow milk because it contained:
In the following palindromic base sequences of DNA, which one can be cut easily by particular restriction enzyme?
When gene targetting involving gene amplification is attempted in an individual's tissue to treat disease, it is known as :
With regard to insulin choose correct options.(1) C-peptide is not present in mature insulin.(2) The insulin produced by rDNA technology has C-peptide...
Which of the following statements is not correct?
Match the following columns and select the correct option. Column-I Column-II (a) Bt cotton (i) Gene therapy (...
Which of the following glucose transporters is insulin-dependent?
In India, the organisation responsible for assessing the safety of introducing genetically modified organisms for public use is
Which of the following is commonly used as a vector for introducing a DNA fragment in human lymphocytes?
Use of bioresources by multinational companies and organisations without authorisation from the concerned country and its people is called
A 'new' variety of rice was patented by a foreign company, though such varieties have been present in India for a long time. This is related to
Which kind of therapy was given in 1990 to a four-year-old girl with adenosine deaminase [ADA] deficiency ?
Which part of the tobacco plant is infected by Meloidogyne incognita ?
The two polypeptides of human insulin are linked together by
Golden rice is a genetically modified crop plant where the incorporated gene is meant for biosynthesis of -
The introduction of t-DNA into plants involves -
In Bt cotton, the Bt toxin present in plant tissue as pro - toxin is converted into active toxin due to :
The crops engineered for glyphosate are resistant/ tolerant to :
Which body of the Government of India regulates GM research and safety of introducing GM organisms for public services ?
The first human hormone produced by recombinant DNA technology is :
RNA interference involves :-
Which one of the following vectors is used to replace the defective gene in gene therapy ?
Which of the following Bt crops is being grown in India by the farmers ?
What is it that forms the basis of DNA Fingerprinting ?
The first clinical gene therapy was given for treating -
Tobacco plants resistant to a nematode have been developed by the introduction of DNA that produced (in the host cells) :
Consumption of which one of the following foods can prevent the kind of blindness associated with vitamin 'A' deficiency
Bacillus thuringiensis forms protein crystals which contain insecticidal protein. This protein :
Silencing of mRNA has been used in producing transgenic plants resistant to :
Read the following four statements (A-D) about certain mistakes in two of them : (A) The first transgenic buffalo, Rosie produced milk which was human...
The process of RNA interference has been used in the development of plants resistant to :
Maximum number of existing transgenic animals is of :
Which one of the following is now being commercially produced by biotechnological procedures ?
The genetically-modified (GM) brinjal in India has been developed for:
An improved variety of transgenic basmati rice
Genetic engineering has been successfully used for producing –
Some of the characteristics of Bt cotton are –
What is true about Bt toxin ?
Transgenic plants are the ones -
The bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis is widely used in contemporary biology as -
What is antisense technology?
Cry I endotoxins obtained from Bacillus thuringiensis are effective against:
Main objective of production/use of herbicide resistant GM crops is to:
Human insulin is being commercially produced from a transgenic species of:
A transgenic food crop which may help in solving the problem of night blindness in developing countries is
A genetically engineered micro-organism used successfully in bioremediation of oil spills is a species of-
Golden rice is a promising transgenic crop. When released for cultivation, it will help in
Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) strains have been used for designing novel -
Golden rice is a transgenic crop of the future with the following improved trait -
Production of a human protein in bacteria by genetic engineering is possible because
DNA fingerprinting refers to :-
ELISA is used to detect viruses, wherethe key reagent is :-
The Ti plasmid is often used for making transgenic plants. This plasmid is found in
ELISA is used to detect viruses, wherethe key reagent is :-
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