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DNA and RNA Review

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  • Q1
    What is the first part of protein synthesis called?
    Translation
    protein synthesis
    Transcription
    30s
  • Q2
    What is the process by which the order of bases in messenger RNA(mRNA) codes for the order of amino acids in a protein?
    Transcription
    Replication
    Translation
    60s
  • Q3
    During which process does DNA unzip and attach to mRNA?
    Translation
    Transcription
    60s
  • Q4
    A protein has the amino acid sequence Methionine, Tryptophan and Leucine. What is the DNA sequence that codes for the amino acid sequence?
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    AUG UGG UUA
    TAC ACC AAT
    TAC ACC TTC
    120s
  • Q5
    During DNA replication, the two new strands are composed of half the original DNA and half new DNA. Which term best describes this process?
    Remodeling
    Semi-Conservative
    Anti-Parallel
    60s
  • Q6
    A sample of DNA consists of 30% adenine and 20% guanine. Which is true about the remaining nucleotides?
    DNA has 30% thymine and 20% cytosine
    DNA has 30% thymine and 20% uracil
    DNA has 20% adenine and 30% guanine
    60s
  • Q7
    Which of the following explanations Best describes the transfer of genetic information from DNA to RNA?
    Translation uses existing DNA to transfer genetic information into RNA.
    Transcription uses existing DNA to transfer genetic information into RNA.
    60s
  • Q8
    Original Sequence: ATTCGTAGC and Mutated: ATTCGGTAGC Which is true?
    The deletion mutation led to an increase in genetic variation.
    The insertion mutation led to a decrease in genetic variation.
    The insertion mutation led to an increase in genetic variation.
    120s
  • Q9
    After a new strand of DNA is created, it is always combined with 1 old strand and 1 new strand of DNA?
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    False
    True
    120s
  • Q10
    Why is this process important?
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    It results in greater genetic variation.
    It results in less genetic variation.
    120s
  • Q11
    What process is the diagram showing?
    Question Image
    Non-Disjunction
    Crossing-Over
    120s
  • Q12
    Which of the following chains of amino acids corresponds to the nucleotide sequence UCAAGCGUA?
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    Glu, Cys, Pro
    Ser, Ser, Val
    120s
  • Q13
    Any of a large number of compounds found in living cells that contain carbon, oxygen, hydrogen, and nitrogen, and join together to form proteins.
    Monomer
    Amino Acid
    Protein
    120s
  • Q14
    A sequence of three nucleotides forming a unit of genetic code in a transfer RNA molecule,
    DNA
    Codon
    Anti-Codon
    120s
  • Q15
    A sequence of three nucleotides that together form a unit of genetic code in a DNA or RNA molecule
    Anti-Codon
    RNA
    Codon
    120s

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