Test Your Molecular Biology Knowledge With This Quiz

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Do you know everything about molecular biology? Take this molecular biology quiz, and test your knowledge. A student who undertakes molecular biology in school should properly understand protein functions in molecular cloning and understand the DNA of living things. One gets to understand the activity between biomolecules in the various systems of a cell. If you are looking for revision material for the introduction to the molecular biology quiz, this test is for you. All the best for a perfect score!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Complex molecules (macromolecules) are made by joining smaller molecules together using dehydration synthesis.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 2. 
    The flow of genetic information is from DNA to RNA to protein via the processes of transcription (TC) and translation (TL). This concept is known as the Central Dogma of molecular biology.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 3. 
    Nucleic acids are polymers composed of nucleotides; RNA is deoxyribonucleic acid, and DNA is ribonucleic acid.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 4. 
    In DNA, the bases pair A T and G C; this complementary base. Pairing is the key to storage, transfer, and use.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 5. 
    Three important types of RNA are a copy of RNA (cRNA), messenger RNA (mRNA), and transfer RNA (tRNA).
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 6. 
    The gene is the basic unit of genetic information.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 7. 
    Genes in prokaryotes tend to be grouped together in operons, with several genes under the control of a single regulatory region.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 8. 
    Prokaryotic genes are often regulated in response to external signals such as nutrient availability.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 9. 
    Transcription is the name of the first step of protein synthesis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Transportation is the name of the second step of protein synthesis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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