Biology Chapter 11 Test

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  • 1. 
    What was the year that DNA was isolated from the white blood cell?
    • A. 

      1945

    • B. 

      1952

    • C. 

      1892

    • D. 

      1869

  • 2. 
    What year was the Griffith experiment conducted?
    • A. 

      1928

    • B. 

      1952

    • C. 

      1953

    • D. 

      1935

  • 3. 
    What year was the Hershey Chase Blender experiment conducted?
    • A. 

      1966

    • B. 

      1952

    • C. 

      1928

    • D. 

      1953

  • 4. 
    What were the names of the two people who received the Nobel prize in 1953 for creating a model of DNA?
    • A. 

      Alfred Hershey and Martha Chase

    • B. 

      Fred Griffith and Ivan Chargoff

    • C. 

      Francis Crick and James Watson

    • D. 

      Marshall Nirenberg and Severa Ochoa

  • 5. 
    What are the four nitrogenous bases in DNA?
    • A. 

      Adenine

    • B. 

      Uracil

    • C. 

      Guanine

    • D. 

      Cytosine

    • E. 

      Helicase

    • F. 

      Thymine

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is true?
    • A. 

      Nucleotides are made up of four nitrogenous bases and hydrogen.

    • B. 

      Nucleotides are not the basic unit of DNA.

    • C. 

      Nucleotides are held together by weak hydrogen bonds.

    • D. 

      Nucleotides are made up of a phosphate group, a sugar, and a nitrogenous base.

  • 7. 
    What two words describe the structure of DNA?
  • 8. 
    The outside strands of DNA are made of alternating __________ and _______________.
  • 9. 
    The bases are held together by a _____ ________ bond.
  • 10. 
    Name the enzyme that breaks the hydrogen bonds.
  • 11. 
    Name the enzyme that helps put DNA nucleotides in the correct place during replication.
  • 12. 
    Where is DNA found in a cell?
    • A. 

      The nucleus

    • B. 

      Ribosomes

    • C. 

      The cytoplasm

    • D. 

      Microtubules

  • 13. 
    DNA replication occurs during what phase of mitosis and meiosis?
    • A. 

      Prophase

    • B. 

      Interphase

    • C. 

      Metaphase

    • D. 

      Anaphase

  • 14. 
    Where does translation occur?
    • A. 

      In the cytoplasm at ribosome

    • B. 

      In the nucleus

    • C. 

      At the mitochondria

    • D. 

      In the centrioles

  • 15. 
    What is the end product of translation?
    • A. 

      An RNA strand

    • B. 

      A new DNA molecule

    • C. 

      Amino acids

    • D. 

      A protein

  • 16. 
    Triplet is a reference to three nucleotides in a sequence in tRNA.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    DNA replication uses:
    • A. 

      RNA

    • B. 

      Enzymes

    • C. 

      Amino acids

    • D. 

      Nucleotides

    • E. 

      ATP

  • 18. 
    Proteins are made up of:
    • A. 

      ATP

    • B. 

      Nitrogenous bases

    • C. 

      Amino acids

    • D. 

      TRNA

  • 19. 
    The process of making RNA from DNA is called:
    • A. 

      Transcription

    • B. 

      Translation

    • C. 

      RNA processing

    • D. 

      DNA replication

  • 20. 
    What replaces thymine in RNA?
    • A. 

      Adenine

    • B. 

      Uracil

    • C. 

      Guanine

    • D. 

      Cytosine

  • 21. 
    RNA polymerase
    • A. 

      Provides energy for the cell

    • B. 

      Is a protein

    • C. 

      Is a nitrogenous base

    • D. 

      Helps RNA nucleotides bond with a strand of DNA

  • 22. 
    Thymine and cytosine are also known as:
    • A. 

      Pyrimidines

    • B. 

      Proteins

    • C. 

      Purines

    • D. 

      Exons

  • 23. 
    The following sequence describes how DNA is copied:
    • A. 

      Separation of strands -- bonding of bases -- replication -- base pairing

    • B. 

      Replication -- bonding of bases -- separation of strands -- base pairing

    • C. 

      Replication -- bonding of bases -- base pairing -- separation of strands

    • D. 

      Separation of strands -- base pairing -- bonding of bases -- replication

  • 24. 
    Which of these DNA strands would the DNA strand A-T-G-C-C-G-T-T match to?
    • A. 

      T-T-G-C-C-G-T-A

    • B. 

      C-G-T-A-A-T-G-G

    • C. 

      G-C-A-T-T-A-C-C

    • D. 

      T-A-C-G-G-C-A

  • 25. 
    ____________ is a long, noncoding nucleotide sequence in genes.
    • A. 

      Intron

    • B. 

      Anticodon

    • C. 

      Codon

    • D. 

      Exon

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