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TEKS HS Biology - BIOL.6C Transcription & Translation

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High School
Biology (2017)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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Biology (2017)
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BIOL.6c

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  • Q1
    A section of a nucleic acid is shown below The process represented in the diagram produces a molecule that is complementary to the template strand of DNA. What type of molecule is produced?
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    Messenger RNA
    Carbohydrate
    Polypeptide
    New DNA
    60s
    BIOL.6c
  • Q2
    Which of the following polypeptides is coded for by the mRNA sequence 5' AUGGUUAAACGACAAUCC3'?
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    Met, Asp, Phe, Ala, Arg
    Met, Val, Lys, Arg, Gln, Ser
    Ile, Gln, Lys, Asp, Gly, Leu, Ser
    Val, Lys, Phe, Gly, Ser
    60s
    BIOL.6c
  • Q3
    Part of an important cellular process involving a DNA strand is modeled below. What is the purpose of this cellular process?
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    Deleting the information in the sequence produced from the DNA template
    Preserving genetic information for future generations
    Producing more nucleotides for the DNA sequence
    Transcribing information in the DNA sequence for use by the cell
    60s
    BIOL.6c
  • Q4
    The initial steps in gene expression are modeled below. Double-stranded DNA first unwinds into two strands. Which process and product are represented in Diagram 2?
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    Process: replication; product: tRNA
    Process: recombination; product: polymerase
    Process: transcription; product: mRNA
    Process: translation; product: protein
    60s
    BIOL.6c
  • Q5
    A model of a biological process is shown. What is the purpose of this process?
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    To replicate the DNA of an organism before cell division
    To assemble nucleotides in an mRNA chain along a DNA template
    To translate the genetic code into a specific sequence of amino acids
    To synthesize amino acids used to unzip strands of DNA and copy the genetic code
    60s
    BIOL.6c
  • Q6
    A sequence of a DNA template strand is shown. Which of these is the correct amino acid chain produced from the DNA template strand?
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    Tryptophan - Phenylalanine - Leucine - Glycine - Asparagine - Serine
    Arginine - Leucine - Proline - Asparagine - Lysine - Arginine
    Tryptophan - Phenylalanine - Leucine - Glycine - Asparagine - Phenylalanine
    Serine - Leucine - Proline - Asparagine - Lysine - Arginine
    60s
    BIOL.6c

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