DNA Worksheet
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by Whitney Hughes
| 14 Questions

Complete the following worksheet in class. You can submit this worksheet as many times as you need.

1
5 pts

Label the following picture using the word bank provided. [Word Bank: DNA, Chromosome, Cell, Nucleus, Gene]

2
1 pt

Where is DNA Found?

On the outside of the cells
In the mitochondria of a cell
There is no such thing as DNA
In the Nucleus of a Cell
3
4 pts

Label the DNA Strand below using the word bank provided. [Word Bank: Sugar, Phosphate, Nitrogen base, Nucleotide]

4
4 pts

Select all of the choices below that are a nitrogous base in DNA.

DNA
Adenine
Nucleus
Nucleotide
Thymine
Cytosine
Guanine
5
1 pt

Which is the correct pairing of the Nitrogen pairs mentioned above?

A + T ; C + G
A + G ; C + T
G + T ; A + C
A + T + C + G
6
1 pt

Write the complementary sequence to following DNA strand.

7
4 pts

Draw the basic structure of a nucleotide with its three parts. [Word Bank: Sugar, Phosphate, Nitrogen base]

8
3 pts

Use the image below to complete the following:


1. Circle a nucleotide.

2. Label the sugar (S) and phosphate (P).

3. Label the bases that are not already labeled (A, T, C, G).

9
1 pt

Select the two strands of DNA that complement each other.

A T G C A C G T
A T C G A T C A
T A C G T G C A
A T G C A C G T
C T T C A A T C
10
1 pt

What is a mutation?

an organisms genetic material
the three main parts together
a change in the type, number, or order of the bases on a strand of DNA.
the shape of DNA
11
1 pt

Using the DNA strand provided. Draw the strand with a deletion.

A T C G A A T G C T

T A G C T T A C G A

12
1 pt

Using the DNA strand provided. Draw the strand with an insertion.

A T C G A A T G C T

T A G C T T A C G A

13
1 pt

Using the DNA strand provided. Draw the strand with an substitution.

A T C G A A T G C T

T A G C T T A C G A

14
2 pts

Draw your own strand of dna. Your strand must have a total of 14 nitrogen bases (7 on top 7 on botom). Make sure your base pairs are correct.

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