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2012 Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology General B.Sc Microbiology, Genetics, Chemistry B.Sc (H) MICROBIAL TECHNOLOGY — SOCIAL, LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES (Sem-6) Question Paper of WBUT 2012 Question paper
Are you searching WBUT old question papers? Here this is WBUT 2012 question paper for MICROBIAL TECHNOLOGY — SOCIAL, LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES of sem-6. For 3rd year B.Sc (H) students. According to new syllabus. Paper Code- [CS/B.Sc. (H), Micro-Bio./SEM-6/MTL-604/2012]. Feel free download it from here and prepare for your upcoming exams.
CS/B.Sc. (H), Micro-Bio./SEM-6/MTL-604/2012
MICROBIAL TECHNOLOGY — SOCIAL, LEGAL
AND ETHICAL ISSUES
Time Allotted : 3 Hours Full Marks : 70
The figures in the margin indicate full marks.
Candidates are required to give their answers in their own words
as far as practicable.
GROUP – A
( Multiple Choice Type Questions )
1. Choose the correct alternatives for any ten of the
following : 10 × 1 = 10
i) Which is the final regulatory authority for approval of
genetically modified crops ?
a) Genetic Engineering Approval Committee
b) Review Committee on Genetic Manipulation
c) Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India
d) Council of Biotechnology on Genetic Manipulation.
ii) .................... protection is extended to "Original works
of authorship" that are fixed in a tangible form of
a) Patent b) Copyright
c) Trademark d) Service mark.
iii) The first plant patent was done in 1931 for a
a) climbing rose b) climbing vine
c) climbing apple d) none of these.
iv) TRIPs agreement forms a part of thea) Indian Patent Act, 1970
b) Utility Patent Act, 1980
c) Uruguay round to GATT
d) All of these.
v) In India ethical guidelines for biomedical research in
human was supplemented by
a) Medical Council of India
b) Department of Biotechnology
c) University of Delhi
d) None of these.
vi) Convention of Biological Diversity in Rio de Janeiro by
United Nations in the year of 1992 is commonly known
a) Global summit b) Earth summit
c) Farmer's right d) None of these.
vii) First Cohen-Boyer recombinant DNA patent was done in
a) 1988 b) 1980
c) 1986 d) 1981.
viii) A patent lasts for how long ?
a) 25 years
b) 10 years
c) Can be renewed every 5 years
d) 20 years.
ix) A. M. Chakravarthy is a renowned person for first time
a) oncomouse b) climbing rose
c) live forms d) none of these.x) Computer programs are protected by copyrights under
a) TRIPs b) Paris convention
c) Berne convention d) None of these.
xi) The insecticidal crystalline protein from B. thuringiensis
was originally classified as
a) a-endotoxin b) d-endotoxin
c) ß-endotoxin d) ?-endotoxin.
xii) Ice-minus bacteria is a nickname given to a mutant
variant of the common micro-organism
a) Pseudomonas putida
b) Bacillus megaterium
c) Pseudomonas denitrificans
d) Pseudomonas syringae.
GROUP – B
( Short Answer Type Questions )
Answer any three of the following. 3 × 5 = 15
2. What is Trademark ?
3. Give the ethical views on Biological weapon.
4. What is the Indian response to the emerging IPR scenario ?
5. Write down the broad issues of WTO's TRIPs agreement.
6. Define geographical indications with examples.
GROUP – C
( Long Answer Type Questions )
Answer any three of the following. 3 × 15 = 45
7. Discuss the legal issues and social issues of genetic
engineering in microbiology.
8. What are patents ? What are the basic patentability criteria
of micro-organism ? What do you know about Title35 patents ?
9. Write short notes on any three of the following : 3 × 5
b) Patenting of life forms
c) Industrial designing
d) Trade secrets.
10. Write in brief about Diamond vs Chakravarthy case. Why is
this case important ? What are the basic requirements for
patentability of micro-organisms ? Briefly describe the
various requirements for award of a patent. 5 + 5 + 5
11. What are the basic technologies used in microbial
engineering ? Write few controversies against microbial
technologies with suitable examples. 5 + 10
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