ETHC 210 Quiz Assisted Procreation

ETHC 210 Quiz Assisted Procreation, Genomics, and Gene Therapy

Covers the Learn material from Module 8: Week 8.

  1. IVF literally means in-vitro fertilization which is translated fertilization in glass.
  2. A surrogate mother carries a baby for another couple. Her egg can be fertilized or she can carry the couples embryo.
  3. Sequencing genomes provides much more information than sequencing exomes.
  4. One in six couples in the population at large experiences infertility.
  5. Human development in the womb is not mentioned in the bible.
  6. The bible never mentions conception.
  7. Which of the following is true about the “savior siblings” idea for treatment of genetic based childhood disease?
  8. Conception in the bible is mentioned as early as Genesis.
  9. The oldest assisted reproductive technology is intrauterine insemination.
  10. In Deutoronomy it says “Choose life so that you and _________________________________________________! (complete sentence)
  11. In this version of assisted reproduction the sperm and egg are selected outside the body and then re-deposited into a fallopian tube.
  12. As we add more human sequences to DNA sequence databases we realize that we are all different by about 1-3% from each other.
  13. Which of the following is true about intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)?
  14. Which of the following is true about pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD)?
  15. It is possible for a baby to be born using IVF and a technique called somatic nuclear transfer. Somatic nuclear transfer involves removal of a nucleus from a donor egg and reinsertion of the nucleus from the mother to be. Then the new egg is fertilized by the father’s sperm. Remembering that mitochondrial DNA can also be found in an egg, how many “genetic” parents would this baby have?
  16. A baby which implants in the fallopian tube can create life- threatening conditions and is known as;
  17. One way to detect ovulation in the human female is to record body temperature each morning.
  18. In the gospel of Luke who mentions conception to Mary regarding the birth of Jesus?
  19. Female infertility increases with age because;
  20. Sperm can survive in the woman’s body for up to 5 days but the oocyte is only viable for 24-48 hours after ovulation.
  21. Different sequence analysis studies comparing human and chimp genomes shows a range of sequence identity; our textbook claims that the identity can be higher than 98%.
  22. Conception;
  23. Most cases of male infertility are genetic.
  24. Implantation involves the fusion of the sperm with the uterine wall.
  25. In this version of assisted reproduction the sperm and egg are fertilized by IVF and then re-deposited into a fallopian tube.
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