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DNA - RNA - Proteins (Part 1)

Quiz by Devon Roesener

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  • Q1

    A disease-causing strain of bacterium

    virulent

    30s
  • Q2

    Used virulent (S) and nonvirulent (R) bacterial cells to show that the hereditary material can pass from cell to cell.

    Frederick Griffith

    30s
  • Q3

    American researcher who went out to test whether the transforming agent in Griffith's experiment was protein, RNA, or DNA.

    Oswald Avery

    30s
  • Q4

    Showed that DNA carries hereditary information from bacteriophages into the bacteria they infect.

    Chase and Hershey

    30s
  • Q5

    In 1962, received the Nobel prize in Medicine for determining the structure of DNA.

    Watson and Crick

    30s
  • Q6

    Her x-ray diffraction photo of DNA helped reveal the characteristic shape of a double helix.

    Rosalind Franklin

    30s
  • Q7

    The pyrimidine bases are 

    cytosine and thymine

    30s
  • Q8

    The purine bases are 

    adenine and guanine

    30s
  • Q9

    The backbone of the DNA ladder are

    phosphate and deoxyribose sugar

    30s
  • Q10

    If a certain sample has 35% adenine, what is the amount of cytosine in the sample?

    15%

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  • Q11

    The enzyme that separates the double helix of DNA.

    helicase

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  • Q12

    DNA is also known as _____; conserving one old strand and replicating a new strand.

    semiconservative

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  • Q13

    Relatively short fragment(chunk) of DNA synthesized on the lagging strand during DNA replication.

    Okazaki fragment

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  • Q14

    The direction DNA is replicated on the leading and lagging strands.

    5' to 3' 

    30s
  • Q15

    The complimentary base pairs for ATT  GCA in DNA replication.

    TAA  CGT

    30s

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