DNA Replication

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DNA Replication Quizzes & Trivia

Questions over DNA Replication to help me study for my college exam in Cellular Biology.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who came up with the DNA double helix?
    • A. 

      Watson and Crick

    • B. 

      Rosaland Franklin

    • C. 

      Miescher

  • 2. 
    What type of bond forms between purines and pyrimidines?
    • A. 

      Covalent bonds

    • B. 

      Ionic bonds

    • C. 

      Hydrogen bonds

    • D. 

      Non-covalent bonds

  • 3. 
    What enzyme involved in DNA replication adds "new" nucleotides to the old DNA strand?
    • A. 

      DNA Ligase

    • B. 

      DNA Polymerase

    • C. 

      RNA Primase

    • D. 

      Healicases

  • 4. 
    What enzyme associated with DNA replication joins/hooks/connects Okazaki fragments?
    • A. 

      DNA Ligase

    • B. 

      DNA Primase

    • C. 

      DNA Polymerase

    • D. 

      Helicases

  • 5. 
    What enzyme associated with DNA replication unwinds the DNA molecule, making it a more straight shape?
    • A. 

      DNA Ligase

    • B. 

      DNA polymerase

    • C. 

      RNA primase

    • D. 

      Helicases

  • 6. 
    What enzyme associated with DNA Replication produces a RNA Primer?
    • A. 

      DNA Primase

    • B. 

      RNA Primase

    • C. 

      DNA Polymerases

    • D. 

      DNA Ligase

  • 7. 
    What enzyme associated with DNA replication proof-reads and corrects mistakes (if any) that were made during replication
    • A. 

      DNA Polymerase

    • B. 

      RNA Primase

    • C. 

      DNA Ligase

    • D. 

      Healicases

  • 8. 
    What is the definition of Replication?
    • A. 

      Not making a complete new copy, but using some of the old copy to join with the new copy.

    • B. 

      Making a complete new copy by using all of the old copy.

  • 9. 
    How does DNA replicate?
    • A. 

      Conservative Model

    • B. 

      Semi-conservative Model

    • C. 

      Dispersive Model

  • 10. 
    Where does the replication of a DNA molecule begin?
    • A. 

      Bubble site

    • B. 

      Replication Fork

    • C. 

      Start Codon

    • D. 

      Origin of Replication

  • 11. 
  • 12. 
    What is transformation?
    • A. 

      A change in genotype and phenotype due to the assimilation of external DNA by a cell

    • B. 

      The synthesis of a polypeptide using the genetic information encoded in an mRNA molecule.

    • C. 

      The synthesis of RNA using a DNA template

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      A place to bind the unpaired DNA strands to stabilize them.

    • B. 

      Y-shaped region where the parental strands of DNA are being unwound

    • C. 

      A place in the cell that adds new nucleotides to a preexisting chain.

    • D. 

      The site of DNA binding