DNA Quiz

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DNA Quizzes & Trivia

Basic DNA Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All of the following are true about the structure of DNA except
    • A. 

      Short strands of DNA are contained in chromosomes inside the nucleus of a cell.

    • B. 

      Every DNA nucleotide contains a sugar, a phosphate group, and a nitrogen base.

    • C. 

      DNA consists of one strand of nucleotides joined by hydrogen bonds.

    • D. 

      The long strands of nucleotides are twisted into a double helix.

  • 2. 
    Molecules of DNA are composed of long chains of
    • A. 

      Amino acids.

    • B. 

      Fatty acids.

    • C. 

      Monosaccharides.

    • D. 

      Nucleotides.

  • 3. 
    Purines and pyrimidines are
    • A. 

      Nitrogen bases found in amino acids.

    • B. 

      Able to replace phosphate groups from defective DNA.

    • C. 

      Names of specific types of DNA molecules.

    • D. 

      Classification groups for nitrogen bases.