DNA Transcription And Translation Quiz

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DNA Transcription And Translation Quiz

Do you have an upcoming biology exam? Need help studying DNA transcription and translation? Take this quiz to see how well you'll do.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The process by which DNA is copied to RNA is __________.
    • A. 

      Duplication

    • B. 

      Transcription

    • C. 

      Translation

  • 2. 
    DNA biosynthesis proceeds in the __________ direction.
    • A. 

      3' to 5'

    • B. 

      5' to 3'

    • C. 

      Both

  • 3. 
    This strand is synthesized continuously.
    • A. 

      Lagging

    • B. 

      Leading

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      None

  • 4. 
    The MRNA produced in transcription is a copy of the _______ strand.
    • A. 

      Sense

    • B. 

      Antisense

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      None

  • 5. 
    Transcription ends when RNA polymerase enzyme reaches a triplet base that is read as a ________ signal. 
    • A. 

      Start

    • B. 

      Stop

    • C. 

      Pause

    • D. 

      End

  • 6. 
    After transcription, the DNA molecule ___________.
    • A. 

      Rewinds itself

    • B. 

      Is destroyed

    • C. 

      Stays separated

  • 7. 
    During RNA splicing, these are chopped off. 
    • A. 

      Introns

    • B. 

      Exons

    • C. 

      Introns and exons

    • D. 

      None

  • 8. 
    Translation is the process by which __________ directs protein synthesis with the assistance of____________.
    • A. 

      MRNA/tRNA

    • B. 

      TRNA/mRNA

    • C. 

      MRNA/mRNA

    • D. 

      TRNA/tRNA