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Genetics Review

Quiz by Robert Hairston

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  • Q1
    What is the primary function of DNA?
    Storing genetic information
    Transporting molecules
    Regulating gene expression
    Building proteins
    30s
  • Q2
    What is the primary function of RNA?
    Transferring genetic information
    Building proteins
    Storing genetic information
    Regulating gene expression
    30s
  • Q3
    What is the chemical composition of DNA?
    Ribonucleic acid
    Deoxyribonucleic acid
    Lipids
    Proteins
    30s
  • Q4
    What is the chemical composition of RNA?
    Ribonucleic acid
    Lipids
    Deoxyribonucleic acid
    Proteins
    30s
  • Q5
    What is the structure of RNA?
    Double helix
    Single strand
    No structure
    Triple helix
    30s
  • Q6
    What is the structure of DNA?
    Single strand
    Triple helix
    Double helix
    No structure
    30s
  • Q7
    Where is DNA located in a eukaryotic cell?
    Mitochondria
    Cytoplasm
    Endoplasmic reticulum
    Nucleus
    30s
  • Q8
    Where is RNA located in a eukaryotic cell?
    Mitochondria
    Endoplasmic reticulum
    Nucleus and cytoplasm
    Nucleolus
    30s
  • Q9
    How many types of RNA are there?
    Four
    Three
    One
    Two
    30s
  • Q10
    How many types of DNA are there?
    One
    Two
    Three
    Four
    30s
  • Q11
    What is mitosis?
    The process of cell fusion that produces identical daughter cells.
    The process of cell division that produces genetically diverse daughter cells.
    The process of cell fusion that produces genetically diverse cells.
    The process of cell division that produces identical daughter cells.
    30s
  • Q12
    What is the significance of genetic variability?
    Genetic variability allows for adaptation and evolution in a population.
    Genetic variability increases the likelihood of harmful genetic mutations.
    Genetic variability has no significance.
    Genetic variability prevents adaptation and evolution in a population.
    30s
  • Q13
    What is binary fission?
    The process by which a cell divides into two identical daughter cells.
    The process by which a cell combines with another cell.
    The process by which a cell divides into two different daughter cells.
    The process by which a cell divides into two identical parent cells.
    30s
  • Q14
    What is the first step in protein synthesis?
    Replication
    Mutagenesis
    Transcription
    Translation
    30s
  • Q15
    What is the second step in protein synthesis?
    Digestion
    Transformation
    Translation
    Transcription
    30s

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