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Question

Consider the following statements :
DNA Barcoding can be a tool to :
1. assess the age of a plant or animal.
2. distinguish among species that look alike.
3. identify undesirable animal or plant materials in processed foods.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?
(a) 1 only
(b) 3 only
(c) 1 and 2
(d) 2 and 3

Answer:

D

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Explanation:

Statement 1 is wrong: age of the plants and animals are measured using radio active isotopes. So A and C eliminated.

Statements 2 and 3 are correct: DNA Barcoding can be used to distinguish among species that look alike and identify undesirable animal or plant materials in processed foods. Therefore Answer is D.

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