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GMO Survey

Basic Knowledge

Q. 1

What does GMO stand for?

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( ) Genetically Modified Organisms

( ) Gene Molecules Organized

( ) Genetic Make-up Organized

( ) Genetically Maintained Organisms

Q. 2 Is genetically engineered produce sold in the US?

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( ) Yes

( ) No

Q. 3

What is one thing Genetic Engineering in foods is NOT used for?

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( ) Pest control

( ) Immunity to a certain virus

( ) More nutritional value

( ) Ability to resist frost

Q. 4

What is the process of Genetically Engineering produce?

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( ) Mixing produce with chemicals

( ) Taking genes from one animal and/or plant and putting it in produce

( ) growing to produce with similar gene structure next to each other

( ) Cutting open a produce, putting seeds in it and re-planting it

Q. 5

Which one of these countries does NOT allow Genetically Engineered foods to be sold in their country without a label?

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( ) America

( ) Canada

( ) France

( ) Switzerland

Q. 6

What problems have been found surrounding GE foods being fed to animals?

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( ) None at all

( ) The accidental mix of GE food being fed to animals and regular food being sold to people

( ) Animals not eating the GE feed

( ) Animals becoming deformed and sick from eating GE food

Q. 7

Do Genetically Engineered foods with allergens in them need to be labeled when sold in the US?

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( ) Yes

( ) No

Q. 8

What is NOT a benefit or Genetically Engineered produce?

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( ) More food, at a quicker pace, and less rotten produce

( ) Eliminates the need for environmental hazards like pesticides

( ) It gives the grower a lot of production control

( ) It takes less work to cultivate land when grower Genetically Engineered produce

Q. 9

What is a disadvantage of Genetically Engineered produce?

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Q. 10

When did Genetically Engineered foods surface? (i.e. start being produced and sold)

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( ) 1906

( ) 1980's

( ) mid-90's

( ) 2003

Opinion

Q. 1

Do you want Genetically Engineered foods to be sold? How strongly do you feel about this?

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( ) Strongly Agree

( ) Agree

( ) Neutral

( ) Disagree

( ) Strongly Disagree

Q. 2

Do you think it is important to label Genetically Engineered food sold at grocery stores?

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( ) Extremely Important

( ) Somewhat Important

( ) Neutral

( ) Not Very Important

( ) Not At All Important

Q. 3

Do you think Genetically Engineered foods will become a problem in the future?

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( ) Yes

( ) No