DNA: The Molecule Of Life! Trivia Quiz

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DNA: The Molecule Of Life! Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The structure of DNA is described as _______________.
    • A. 

      A single stranded helix

    • B. 

      A double stranded helix

    • C. 

      A single stranded straight line

    • D. 

      A double stranded straight line

  • 2. 
    A nucleotide consists of a ________, _________, and _________.
    • A. 

      Sugar, phosphate, and base

    • B. 

      Sugar, phosphate, and oxygen

    • C. 

      Oxygen, phosphate, and base

    • D. 

      Oxygen, base, and Nitrogen

  • 3. 
    DNA is found inside the __________of eukaryotic cells. 
    • A. 

      Endoplasmic reticulum

    • B. 

      Ribosome

    • C. 

      Cytoplasm

    • D. 

      Nucleus

  • 4. 
    The structure of DNA was successfully discovered by ______________.
    • A. 

      Hershey and Chase

    • B. 

      Watson and Crick

    • C. 

      Chargaff

    • D. 

      Oswold Avery

  • 5. 
    During DNA replication, which enzyme is responsible for breaking the hydrogen bonds between the base pairs.
    • A. 

      Ligase

    • B. 

      DNA polymerase

    • C. 

      Helicase

    • D. 

      DNA primase

  • 6. 
    Where does transcription occur inside the cell?
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Cytoplasm

    • C. 

      Ribosome

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    In a DNA molecule, which base always pairs up with Adenine?
    • A. 

      Andenine

    • B. 

      Thymine

    • C. 

      Guanine

    • D. 

      Cytosine

  • 8. 
    What is the complementary side to this DNA molecule? ATTCCGG
    • A. 

      ATTCCGG

    • B. 

      TAAGGCC

    • C. 

      CAAGGCC

    • D. 

      UAAGGCC

  • 9. 
    How many bases make up a codon?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 10. 
    Which type of mutation is shown below? Original DNA:  ATTACCG Mutated DNA:  ATTCCG
    • A. 

      Point Mutation

    • B. 

      Frameshift Insertion

    • C. 

      Frameshift Deletion