Quiz: Transcription & Translation
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by Marc Serrano
| 8 Questions
Note from the author:
Transcription & Translation
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1
In which part of the cell does transcription take place?
nucleus
mitochondria
ribosome
cytoplasm
2
1
Which enzyme "unzips" the DNA to use it as a template strand for mRNA?
RNA helicase
DNA polymerae
DNA helicase
RNA polymerase
3
1
Which amino acid is coded for by the "start" codon?
isoleucine
proline
leucine
methionine
4
1
Which type of molecule carries the "anticodon" during the process of creating a protein?
mRNA
tRNA
DNA
rRNA
5
1
Transcribe the following strand of DNA into mRNA:
CTA TTT CAA CGC TCG GCG TAG CAT
CTA TTT CAA CGC TCG GCG TAG CAT
GAU AAA GUU GCG AGC CGC AUC GUA
GAU AAA GUU GCG AGC CGC AUG GUA
GAT AAA GTT GCG AGC CGC ATC GTA
6
1
Use the mRNA strand below to determine the code for the DNA template strand:
GAU AAA GUU GCG AGC CGC AUC GUA
CTA TTT CAA CGC TCG GCG TAG CAT
CTA TTT CAA GCC TCG GCG TAG GAT
GAT AAA GTT GCG AGC CGC ATC GTA
GAU AAA GUU GCG AGC CGC AUC GUA
7
2
For the following DNA template strand, what is the amino acid chain that should be produced?
TAC TTT CAA CGC TCG GCG TAG CAT
Met – Leu – Arg – Arg – Ala – Leu – Lys
Met – Lys – Val – Ala – Thr – Arg – Ile - Val
Ile – Lys – Val – Ala – Thr – Arg – His – Val
Ile – Lys – Arg – Ala – Arg – Phe - Ala - Val
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2
Based on the tRNA sequence below, what will be the resulting amino acid sequence?
UAC UCU UAU CCC CGC AAA ACU
Met - Arg - Ile - Gly - Ala - Phe
Met - Ile - Arg - Gly - Ala - Phe - Ser
Leu - Arg - Ile - Gly - Ala - Phe
Leu - Arg - Ile - Gly - Ala - Phe - Ser
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