Reading Comprehension Passage 03 MCQ Test With Answers - GENETICIST: EGGS SHOULD BE USED
GENETICIST: EGGS SHOULD BE USED
An eminent Turkish geneticist has come forward and stated in court that leaving fertilized human eggs in cold storage is putting "early human beings" into a concentration camp, "deprived of liberty, deprived even of time."
Dr. Aysel Tanju, head of the genetics department at the Turkish National Centre of Scientific Research, was testifying in a divorce case. The couple involved produced seven fertilized eggs in an in vitro fertilization clinic last year that have since been kept in cryogenic storage.
Now the couple disagree on what should be done with them. While the man categorically states that he does not want them used by anyone without his consent, his ex-wife expresses her intention to become pregnant with them.
Needless to say, the case is without legal precedent, and the characterization of the eggs has become a key distinction in the trial. Dr. Tanju, who enjoys a well-deserved fame and prestige in the field of genetics as the discoverer of the non-chromosomal basis of the much-feared Binladenismus syndrome, testified that life begins at the moment of fertilization.
"As soon as he has been conceived, a man is a man," she said.
Choose the correct statement:
Nowadays, we often witness geneticists testifying in courts.
Some fertilized human eggs must certainly be kept in hot storage.
A concentration camp is the most appropriate place for "early human beings" to be kept in cold storage
Dr. Aysel Tanju is an eminent Turkish geneticist who, up to now, has repeatedly testified in courts.
The court needed a geneticist to testify and clarify the issue in this particular divorce case.
According to Dr. Tanju,
leaving fertilized human eggs in cold storage is the same as stuffing people into concentration camps.
this couple has produced seven fertilized eggs.
in vitro fertilization must take place in cryogenic storage.
no sooner than we think of a man as a man, he becomes a man.
only a geneticist can decide what must be done with fertilized human eggs.
Choose the incorrect statement:
There has never been a court case of this kind up to now.
Dr. Tanju takes great pleasure in being well-known in the field of genetics.
An in vitro fertilization clinic must also provide for proper cryogenic storage.
It was essential for this court case that a qualified scientist should put forward his or her opinion as to the definition of a fertilized human egg.
Dr. Tanju is best known as the geneticist who discovered the non-chromosomal basis of the much-feared Binladinismus syndrome.
Choose the correct statement:
The husband would like his ex-wife to become pregnant with the fertilized eggs they've produced in an in vitro fertilization clinic.
Binladinismus syndrome is a specific risk to be taken into account for any couple considering in vitro fertilization.
The couple involved in this particular court case are getting a divorce because they disagree on what should be done with the eggs they've produced in an in vitro fertilization clinic.
Binladinismus syndrome, the genetic basis of which was discovered by Dr. Aysel Tanju, is a non-chromosomal disorder.
According to the passage, whatever the court decision is, the wife should be entitled to become pregnant with the eggs that her husband and herself have produced together.
An alternative title for the passage might be:
The Double Life Of A Geneticist
An Unprecedented Non-Chromosomal Problem
The Importance of Unfertilized Human Eggs
Tragedy Of Divorce: A Modern Instance
Human Eggs In Cryogenic Storage