Biology Ch. 10, 11, 13 Test

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This is the Chapter 10, 11, and 13 quiz for Mr. Hyink's 11th grade biology class. I think this is a decent test. . . It should help some.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the process that allows DNA to multiply?
    • A. 

      Replication

    • B. 

      Transcription

    • C. 

      Translation

    • D. 

      Metastatis

  • 2. 
    How does DNA code for proteins?
    • A. 

      Translation

    • B. 

      Replication

    • C. 

      Transcription

    • D. 

      Metastatis

  • 3. 
    What does the helicase do?
    • A. 

      Tansfers amino acids to the ribosome to make a protein

    • B. 

      Separates DNA strands

    • C. 

      Creates protein

    • D. 

      Cuts up specific sections of DNA for DNA fingerprinting

  • 4. 
    What do DNA polymerases do during Replication?
    • A. 

      Add complementary nucleotides to each strand

    • B. 

      Creates proteins

    • C. 

      Cuts up specific sections of DNA for DNA fingerprinting

    • D. 

      Separates DNA strands

  • 5. 
    What are the 3 parts that make up a nucleotide?
    • A. 

      Codon, RNA, DNA

    • B. 

      Codon, Anti Codon, DNA

    • C. 

      Helium Base, Phosphate, Sugar

    • D. 

      Nitrogenous base, Phosphate, Sugar

  • 6. 
    What makes up the "handrails" of a DNA strand?
    • A. 

      Phosphate and Sugar

    • B. 

      Sugar

    • C. 

      Nitrogenous Base

    • D. 

      RNA

  • 7. 
    What makes up the middle part of a nucleotide?
    • A. 

      Phosphate

    • B. 

      Nitrogenous base

    • C. 

      Sugar

    • D. 

      RNA

  • 8. 
    What are the two purines?
    • A. 

      Cytosine and Adenine

    • B. 

      Guanine and Thymine

    • C. 

      Adenine and Guanine

    • D. 

      Cytosine and Thymine

  • 9. 
    What are the two pyrimidines
    • A. 

      Cytosine and Adenine

    • B. 

      Guanine and Thymine

    • C. 

      Adenine and Guanine

    • D. 

      Cytosine and Thymine

  • 10. 
    When bonding occurs in DNA, Adenine bonds with ___ and Guanine bonds with ____
    • A. 

      Cytosine, Thymine

    • B. 

      Guanine, Cytosine

    • C. 

      Thymine, Adenine

    • D. 

      Thymine, Cytosine

  • 11. 
    When bonding occurs in RNA, Adenine bonds with ___ , Guanine bonds with ___ and Thymine bonds with ____ .
    • A. 

      Cytosine, Uracil, Adenine

    • B. 

      Uracil, Cytosine, Adenine

    • C. 

      Cytosine, Adenine, Guanine

    • D. 

      Uracil, Cytosine, Guanine

  • 12. 
    Which two scientists received credit for the discovery of the "Double Helix" in 1953?
    • A. 

      Watson and Crick

    • B. 

      Franklin and Wilkins

    • C. 

      Wilkins and Crick

    • D. 

      Franklin and Watson

  • 13. 
    What is the purpose of the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)?
    • A. 

      To transfer amino acids to the ribosome to make protein

    • B. 

      To help make proteins

    • C. 

      To prevent cancer

    • D. 

      To multiply DNA

  • 14. 
    What is a codon?
    • A. 

      An enzyme

    • B. 

      A single stranded RNA molecule

    • C. 

      3 nucleotide sequences in mRNA that encodes an amino acid

    • D. 

      Stupid

  • 15. 
    What is an Anitcodon?
    • A. 

      A single stranded DNA molecule

    • B. 

      3 nucleotides on the RNA that are complementary to the sequence of a codon in mRNA

    • C. 

      An enzyme

    • D. 

      Gay

  • 16. 
    DNA has all but...
    • A. 

      Deoxyribose

    • B. 

      Thymine

    • C. 

      Double Helix

    • D. 

      Is shorter than RNA

  • 17. 
    RNA has all but...
    • A. 

      Sugar ribose

    • B. 

      Uracil

    • C. 

      Is longer than DNA

    • D. 

      Is single stranded

  • 18. 
    What is the purpose of mRNA?
    • A. 

      To carry the instructions from a gene to make a protein

    • B. 

      To transfer amino acids to the ribosome to make a protein.

    • C. 

      To replicate DNA

    • D. 

      To initiate transcription

  • 19. 
    What is rRNA?
    • A. 

      A codon

    • B. 

      A complete genetic material in an individual

    • C. 

      A protein that stops genes from being expressed

    • D. 

      A part of the structure of ribosomes

  • 20. 
    Where does protein synthesis take place?
    • A. 

      The nucleus

    • B. 

      In the ribosome

    • C. 

      The golgi aparatus

    • D. 

      The The RNA polymerase

  • 21. 
    What does tRNA do?
    • A. 

      Transfers amino acids to the ribosome to make proteins

    • B. 

      Carries the genetic "message" from DNA to the ribosomes

    • C. 

      Controls the ability of RNA polymerase to move along structural genes

    • D. 

      Nothing

  • 22. 
    Where are ribosomes found?
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      RNA

    • C. 

      Cytoplasm

    • D. 

      DNA

  • 23. 
    Where does Transcription take place?
    • A. 

      Nucleus of eukaryotic cells and cytoplasm in prokaryotic cells

    • B. 

      RNA

    • C. 

      The Golgi Aparatus

    • D. 

      No where

  • 24. 
    What does the RNA polymerase do in Transcription?
    • A. 

      Unwinds the DNA

    • B. 

      Binds with mRNA

    • C. 

      Binds to the gene's promoter

    • D. 

      Releases the DNA and RNA

  • 25. 
    In Translation, mRNA binds with ____
    • A. 

      TRNA

    • B. 

      DNA

    • C. 

      RRNA

    • D. 

      RNA polymerase