Animal Breeding and Transgenic Animal – Section 1

36. The nucleus of mature unfertilized ovum may be removed by

A. irradiation
B. surgery
C. both (a) and (b)
D. neutralization and homogenization

Correct Answer: C. both (a) and (b)

37. Karyoplast is

A. cells devoid of cell wall
B. nuclei
C. nuclei with only some residual plasma membrane
D. cell with nucleus

Correct Answer: C. nuclei with only some residual plasma membrane

38. The success of embryo transplantation depends upon the ability to obtain an increased number of embryos from animals of superior genetic merit, which can be achieved by the use of

A. exogenous gonadotropic hormones
B. endogenous gonadotropic hormones
C. both (a) and (b)
D. FSH (Follicle Stimulating Hormone)

Correct Answer: A. exogenous gonadotropic hormones

39. Multiple ovulation and embryo transfer (MOET)

A. can increase the rate of progress in dairy cattle
B. allows progeny testing of males
C. allows progeny testing of females
D. all of the above

Correct Answer: D. all of the above

40. The technique, mainly used for the diagnosing birth defects in the fetus by means of a needle, is called

A. amniocentesis
B. ectogenesis
C. transplantation
D. all of the above

Correct Answer: A. amniocentesis

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