Students Quiz 1

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2. Only fill out the quiz once.
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#1. The Darwin Tree of Life project is focusing on sequencing the genomes of only organisms in Ireland because they are among the best known and most intensely studied in the world. πŸ—Ί

#2. The Darwin Tree of Life project is part of a group of global initiatives aiming to sequence all life on Earth in a venture known as the _____ ______ ____. 🧫

#3. The name of the heliozoan is made up of two parts, helio meaning _____ and zoan meaning _______. ❓

#4. What do the brown disk-like organs shown in this photo produce? πŸ”Ž

#5. Which of these microorganisms does Dr Sally Warring not find in the pond scum samples she takes in her video with the BBC? πŸ’§

#6. The genomes of three species of what type of insect were sequenced in March using specimens from Wytham Woods, near Oxford? πŸ›

#7. Which team stitches together the DNA sequences produced by the Genome Generator team? 🧬

#8. What type of organisms does the Darwin Tree of Life Project aim to sequence the genomes of? πŸ§ͺ

#9. What does this machine do? βš—

#10. What is the name of the Dutch fabric designer who invented the most powerful microscope the world had ever seen in the 17th Century? πŸ”¬




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