Ribosomes

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Ribosomes


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  • 1. 
    Who first discovered ribosomes?
    • A. 

      Robert Hooke

    • B. 

      Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

    • C. 

      George Emil Palade

    • D. 

      Theodor Schwann

  • 2. 
    What kinds of cells are ribosomes found in?
    • A. 

      Eukaryotic

    • B. 

      Prokaryotic

    • C. 

      Both

  • 3. 
    Where are ribosomes found in a cell?
    • A. 

      Smooth ER

    • B. 

      Rough ER

    • C. 

      Mitochondria

    • D. 

      Centrioles

    • E. 

      Chloroplast

    • F. 

      Vacuole

    • G. 

      Free floating in cytosol

  • 4. 
    What is the function of tRNA?
    • A. 

      To carry genetic info from nucleus

    • B. 

      To make up a ribosome

    • C. 

      To carry amino acids to the ribosome

    • D. 

      To carry lipids to the ribosome

  • 5. 
    What is the main function of a ribosome?
  • 6. 
    Proteins produced in rough endoplasmic reticulum are exported out of the cell, while proteins produced in the cytosol are used in the cell.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Ribosomes are made up of ________________________.
  • 8. 
    At which site (A site, P site, or E site) does the tRNA carry the polypeptide chain?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      P

    • C. 

      E

  • 9. 
    Where are ribosomes produced in eukaryotic cells?
    • A. 

      Nucleolus

    • B. 

      Endoplasmic Reticulum

    • C. 

      Cytosol

    • D. 

      Mitochondria

  • 10. 
    Where are codons found?
    • A. 

      On amino acids

    • B. 

      On tRNA

    • C. 

      On the mRNA strand

    • D. 

      In endoplasmic reticulum

  • 11. 
    BONUS! What monomer are codons and anticodons made of? Hint: Where does RNA (tRNA or mRNA), containing codons and anticodons, come from? Which macromolecule had bases which we learned the letters of?
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