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DNA, RNA, protein synthesis

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  • Q1
    What is the product of DNA transcription?
    Lipid
    Protein
    Carbohydrate
    RNA
    30s
  • Q2
    Which molecule stores genetic information in living organisms?
    Carbohydrate
    DNA
    RNA
    Protein
    30s
  • Q3
    What is the structure of DNA?
    Coil
    Triple helix
    Double helix
    Single strand
    30s
  • Q4
    What are the building blocks of DNA?
    Nucleotides
    Monosaccharides
    Lipids
    Amino acids
    30s
  • Q5
    What does DNA stand for?
    Deoxyribonucleic acid
    Dinitrotoluene
    Diaminonitroarginine
    Dihydroxyacetone
    30s
  • Q6
    Where is DNA found within a cell?
    Cytoplasm
    Nucleus
    Cell membrane
    Mitochondria
    30s
  • Q7
    What is the complementary base pairing rule in DNA?
    A pairs with U, C pairs with G
    A pairs with G, T pairs with C
    A pairs with C, T pairs with G
    A pairs with T, C pairs with G
    30s
  • Q8
    What is the process by which DNA is copied?
    Mutation
    Transcription
    Translation
    DNA replication
    30s
  • Q9
    Which nitrogenous base is NOT found in RNA?
    Cytosine
    Adenine
    Uracil
    Thymine
    30s
  • Q10
    Which type of RNA carries genetic information from the DNA to the ribosome?
    transfer RNA
    ribosomal RNA
    microRNA
    messenger RNA
    30s
  • Q11
    Which type of RNA forms a structural component of the ribosome?
    messenger RNA
    microRNA
    ribosomal RNA
    transfer RNA
    30s
  • Q12
    Which of the following is responsible for carrying amino acids to the ribosomes during protein synthesis?
    Messenger RNA (mRNA)
    Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)
    Ribosomal RNA (rRNA)
    Transfer RNA (tRNA)
    30s
  • Q13
    Which of the following describes the function of Messenger RNA (mRNA)?
    Carrying amino acids to the ribosomes
    Carrying genetic information from DNA to the ribosomes
    Forming the structure of ribosomes
    Storing genetic information in the nucleus
    30s
  • Q14
    Which of the following is the site of protein synthesis in the cell?
    Endoplasmic reticulum
    Mitochondria
    Nucleus
    Ribosomes
    30s
  • Q15
    Which of the following processes involves the decoding of mRNA into a sequence of amino acids?
    Replication
    Mutation
    Transcription
    Translation
    30s

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