How Much Do You Know About Messenger RNA?

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How Much Do You Know About Messenger RNA? - Quiz

The mRNA is a functional part of the single-stranded ribonucleic acid. Typical of cellular components, mRNA is made up of proteins. Specifically, it is the type of ribonucleic acid concerned with the transfer of genetic information from the DNA to the ribosomes. Assess your knowledge of genetics by taking this simple quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many kinds of RNA exists in a living cell?
    • A. 

      Four kinds

    • B. 

      Three kinds

    • C. 

      Five kinds

    • D. 

      Two kinds

  • 2. 
    When was mRNA discovered in California Institute of Technology? 
    • A. 

      1970

    • B. 

      1969

    • C. 

      1973

    • D. 

      1961

  • 3. 
    What part of mRNA can be coded?
    • A. 

      Stop codon

    • B. 

      Start codon

    • C. 

      Codon 

    • D. 

      Coding region

  • 4. 
    Which of these procedures cannot be classified under degradation?
    • A. 

      TRNA decay

    • B. 

      Eukaryotic mRNA turnover

    • C. 

      Prokaryotic mRNA turnover

    • D. 

      AU-rich element decay

  • 5. 
    Which of these is absent in mRNA?
    • A. 

      Deoxylribose

    • B. 

      Adenine

    • C. 

      Guanine

    • D. 

      Uracil

  • 6. 
    What kind of sugar is present in mRNA?
    • A. 

      Ribose

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      Fructose

    • D. 

      Ribulose

  • 7. 
    Which of these nitrogenous bases is peculiar to RNA?
    • A. 

      Cytosine

    • B. 

      Thymine

    • C. 

      Adenine

    • D. 

      Uracil

  • 8. 
    Who hypothesized the catalytic tendency of RNA?
    • A. 

      Carl Woese

    • B. 

      Joseph Lister

    • C. 

      Marie Curie

    • D. 

      Watson Crick

  • 9. 
    What form of mRNA is odd as far as length is concerned?
    • A. 

      Small telomere RNA

    • B. 

      Transfer RNA

    • C. 

      MicroRNA

    • D. 

      Long non-coding RNA

  • 10. 
    What cell organelle is most concerned with mRNA?
    • A. 

      Mitochondria

    • B. 

      Golgi apparatus

    • C. 

      Endoplasmic reticulum

    • D. 

      Ribosomes

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