Molecular Biology Of DNA Replication! Trivia Quiz

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Molecular Biology Of DNA Replication! Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The first DNA polymerase was discovered by _______.
    • A. 

      Kornberg

    • B. 

      Chargaff

    • C. 

      Watson and Crick

    • D. 

      Mullis

    • E. 

      Brittney Spears

  • 2. 
    When double-stranded DNA is heated to 94-95ºC, it becomes single-stranded due to the hydrogen bonds breaking. This process is called _______.
  • 3. 
    When single-stranded DNA is cooled to below 60ÂșC, it becomes double stranded due specific base pairing. This process is called _______.
  • 4. 
    In Meselson and Stahl's experiment, _______ generation(s) after cells were transferred from heavy-nitrogen medium to light nitrogen medium, all of the DNA was of hybrid density. (Type in a number.)(I believe we didn't cover this one this year, 2010).
  • 5. 
    In Meselson and Stahl's experiment, _______ generation(s) after cells were transferred from heavy-nitrogen medium to light nitrogen medium, half of the DNA was of hybrid density. (Type in a number.)(I believe we didn't cover this one this year, 2010).
  • 6. 
    In 1958, Meselson and Stahl proved that DNA replication was _______.
  • 7. 
    DNA polymerase adds a nucleotide to the ___'-OH (hydroxyl) of a primer DNA molecule. (Type in a number)
  • 8. 
    The main replication polymerase of E. coli is DNA polymerase ____. (We didn't cover this one this year, 2010).
  • 9. 
    The enzyme that breaks the hydrogen bonds at the replication fork is called _______.
  • 10. 
    The protein that binds to single-stranded DNA to keep it from kinking up is abbreviated with the three letters ______.
  • 11. 
    The short RNA molecule made at the beginning of an Okazaki fragment is called an RNA _______.
  • 12. 
    Okazaki fragments are needed for replication on the ______ strand.
  • 13. 
    A reverse transcriptase that is involved in replication of the tips of eukaryotic chromosomes is the enzyme _______.
  • 14. 
    The end of a eukaryotic chromosome is called the _______.