DNA QUIZ

1. Name this structure.
deoxynucleic acid
deoxyribonucleic acid
denatured ribonucleic acid
deoxoribonuclear acid

2. The process by which RNA is made from DNA:
synthesis
translation
transcription
replication

3. Adenine always pairs with:
thymine
cytosine
guanine
ribose

4. The "rungs" of the DNA ladder are made of:
phosphates and hydrogen
glucose and sugars
sugars and phosphates
base pairs

5. The DNA molecule is held together by:
magnetism
glucose
glue
hydrogen bonds

6. The process by which DNA makes a copy of itself is called:
synthesis
replication
transcription
translation

7. A gene is:
a segment of DNA that codes for a protein
a set of homologous chromosomes
a molecule within DNA
a type of pants

8. The twisted ladder shape of DNA is called a:
hydrogen twist
deoxyribose flip
double helix
double membrane

9. The sugar found in DNA is:
equal
deoxyribose
ribose
glucose

10. Which of the following takes the genetic code to the cytoplasm:
DNA
deoxyribose
tRNA
mRNA

11. The three nucleotide sequence on RNA is called a:
tRNA
codon
triplet
gene

12. Three nucleotides code for:
1 amino acid
3 amino acids
1 protein
3 proteins

13. RNA differs from DNA in that:
it has a different kind of sugar
it is single stranded
it has uracil
all of these

14. DNA is called the "blueprint of life" because:
it is like a fingerprint
it has a blue color
it contains the plans for building an organism
it can relay messages to other molecules

15. The two men who established the structure of DNA were:


Frederick and Alvers
Watson and Crick
Berkely and Fry
Darwin and Lamarke

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