Quiz: DNA
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by Marc Serrano
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1. Where is DNA located in the cell?
cytoplasm
nucleus
Golgi apparatus
ribosome
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Which best describes the shape of a DNA molecule?
triple helix
double helix
single helix
semi-helix
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Which of these follows the correct base-pairing rules for DNA?
Thymine (T) - Cytosine (C)
Cytosine (C) - Adenine (A)
Cytosine (C) - Guanine (G)
Adenine (A) - Uracil (U)
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DNA is a nucleic acid, which means it is made up of monomers called:
lipids
carbohydrates
nucleotides
ribosomes
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Which of these is NOT a nucleotide found in DNA?
Uracil
Cytosine
Adenine
Thymine
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Which type of molecule makes up the "rungs" of the "ladder" in DNA?
phosphate
deoxyribose
ribose
nitrogen base
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Which molecules makes up the outside of the DNA ladder?
nitrogenous base & deoxyribose sugar
phosphate & nitrogenous base
deoxyribose sugar & phosphate
ribose sugar & nitrogenous base
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The Central Dogma of Biology states that:
DNA codes for RNA through transcription; RNA is translated into an amino acid chain; amino acid chains fold into proteins.
RNA codes for DNA through translation; DNA is transcribed into an amino acid chain; amino acid chains fold into proteins.
DNA codes for RNA through translation; RNA is transcribed into a protein; proteins fold into amino acid chains.
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A sequence on one strand of DNA reads:
CTA TTT CAA
What should be the code on the opposite strand?
GAT AAA TCC
CTA TTT CAA
GAT AAA GTT
CAT TTT CAA
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