Microbial Recombination and Gene Transfer

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Microbial Recombination and Gene Transfer

Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The type of recombination that commonly occurs between a pair of homologous DNA sequences is,
A
mutagenic recombination
B
site-specific recombination
C
replicative recombination
D
general recombination
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In lysogeny,
A
a bacteriophage transfers bacterial DNA
B
bacteria take up double stranded DNA from the environment
C
DNA-degrading enzymes in the extracellular medium would stop the process
D
a bacteriophage genome is integrated into the bacterial genome
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following type of recombination does not require homologous sequences and is utilized by mobile genetic elements that move about chromosomes?
A
Mutagenic recombimation
B
Site-specific recombination
C
Replicative recombination
D
General recombination
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
F factor plasmids play a major role in
A
conjugation
B
replication
C
transduction
D
trasnscription
Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Who discovered transposons (jumping genes)?
A
Abelson
B
Harvey
C
McClintock
D
Griffith
There are 5 questions to complete.