How Well You Know About DNA Replication? Trivia Quiz

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How Well You Know About DNA Replication? Trivia Quiz

How well do you know about DNA replication? Could you pass a test on DNA replication? This replication is a biological process that produces two identical copies of DNA from one original DNA molecule. DNA replication takes place in all living organisms who inherit biologically. This quiz will show you how much you know about DNA replication.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    DNA replication is the process by which DNA is ___________ during the cell cycle.
    • A. 

      Copied

    • B. 

      Observed

    • C. 

      Spun

    • D. 

      Cleaned

  • 2. 
    DNA replication takes place in the _____________ of a eukaryotic cell.
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Centrosome

    • C. 

      Cell wall

    • D. 

      Cytoplasm

  • 3. 
    DNA is replicated during the ______________ of the cell cycle.
    • A. 

      S stage

    • B. 

      M stage

    • C. 

      A stage

    • D. 

      T stage

  • 4. 
    DNA replication needs to occur so that every __________will have a complete set of DNA following cell division.
    • A. 

      Cell

    • B. 

      Organism

    • C. 

      Person

    • D. 

      Animal

  • 5. 
    Suppose that one strand of DNA has the sequence TAGGTAC. Write down the sequence of the complementary DNA strand. _______________________
    • A. 

      ATCCATG

    • B. 

      ATTCCTG

    • C. 

      TAGGTAC

    • D. 

      TAGTAGA

  • 6. 
    A template is something that serves as a copy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Select  all of the roles that proteins play during DNA replication.
    • A. 

      They help unzip the DNA strand.

    • B. 

      They hold the DNA strands apart.

    • C. 

      They attach nucleotides to the nucleus.

    • D. 

      They remove nucleotides from the DNA strands.

    • E. 

      They bond nucleotides together.

  • 8. 
    In order for the DNA strands to separate, the ________________ bonds connecting base pairs must be broken.
    • A. 

      Hydrogen

    • B. 

      Ionic

    • C. 

      Colvalent

  • 9. 
    Place the following sentences in the correct order to summarize the steps of replication.  a. Enzymes unzip the helix. b. Two identical DNA molecules result. c. DNA polymerase binds nucleotides together to form new strands that are complementary to the original strands.
    • A. 

      A-C-B

    • B. 

      B-C-A

    • C. 

      A-B-C

    • D. 

      C-B-A

  • 10. 
    DNA polymerase has a proofreading function that enables it to detect ______________ and correct them.
    • A. 

      Errors

    • B. 

      Enzymes

    • C. 

      Sugar

    • D. 

      Ionic bonds