Cloning the Panda

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1. Scientists want to clone the giant panda because its genes are easy to manipulate.
true false

2. The giant panda comes from China and Japan.

3. A panda embryo is a panda at the stage of:
a. adulthood
b. adolescence
c. childhood
d. development in the womb

4. Something is hit and miss if:
a. the results are sure.
b. it is difficult to predict.
c. it takes a long time to do.

5. Scientists want to __________ genetic material from a panda into a egg.
a. inject
b. throw
c. toss

6. Scientists want to put the embryo inside a duck egg.

7. Dolly the Sheep was cloned in Ireland.
true false

8. If the Chinese clone a giant panda, it will be the first panda ever cloned.

9. A host animal in this text is:
a. an animal who entertains guests.
b. an animal in which another organism lives.
c. a recipient of a transplanted tissue or organ.

10. Scientists at the Chinese Academy of Sciences extracted __________ from the cells of a dead panda.
a. DNA and genes
b. an embryo
c. hair

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