Q. ‘ Consider the following statements:
1.Genome sequencing is a technique that reads and interprets genetic information found within DNA or RNA.
2.Genome is a part of the DNA while a gene is the total DNA in a cell.
3.Gene is the hereditary element of genetic information while the genome is the complete set of nuclear DNAs.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: C
Notes:

Statement 1 and 3 are correct. Genome sequencing is a technique that reads and interprets genetic information found within DNA or RNA. Gene is the hereditary element of genetic information while the genome is the complete set of nuclear DNAs.

Statement 2 is incorrect. A gene is a part of the DNA while a genome is the total DNA in a cell.

Source: The Hindu