DNA, RNA: Transcription And Translation! Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Eukaryotic RNA polymerase II creates which kind of RNA?
    • A. 

      RRNA

    • B. 

      MRNA

    • C. 

      TRNA & 5S rRNA

    • D. 

      TRNA only

  • 2. 
    Bacterial cells utilize only a single type of RNA polymerase.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    MRNA is analogous to the ____ strand and complementary to the _____ strand.
    • A. 

      Coding, template

    • B. 

      Coding, coding

    • C. 

      Template, coding

    • D. 

      Template, template

  • 4. 
    In E. coli, the promoter consensus sequence that initiates transcription is called the _____ box.
  • 5. 
    Bacterial transcription utilizes a holoenzyme complex that consists of a core + a sigma factor. Which of the following is required for termination of bacterial transcription? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Formation of hairpin loop

    • B. 

      Binding of rho factor

    • C. 

      Binding of sigma factor

  • 6. 
    Eukaryotes, being the more complex organism type when compared to prokaryotes, use genes that typically encode for polycistronic mRNA.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which of the following does NOT code for a stop codon?
    • A. 

      UAA

    • B. 

      UAG

    • C. 

      UGA

    • D. 

      AUG

  • 8. 
    The least dangerous type of point mutation would be?
    • A. 

      Missense

    • B. 

      Nonsense

    • C. 

      Silent

    • D. 

      Deletion

  • 9. 
    In the presence of oxygen, sickle cell RBCs are normal shaped.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Initiation of translation in eukaryotes requires which of the following?
    • A. 

      Recognition of Shine Dalgarno sequence

    • B. 

      5' Cap on mRNA

    • C. 

      3' Poly A tail on mRNA

    • D. 

      Initiator tRNA

  • 11. 
    In a human eukaryotic cell, you would not expect to find an n-formylated methionine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Gene expression is mostly regulated at the site of?
    • A. 

      DNA synthesis

    • B. 

      Transcription

    • C. 

      Translation

    • D. 

      Protein regulation

  • 13. 
    A helper protein you would expect to find in eukaryotes that helps prevent the improper folding of a growing polypeptide is...
    • A. 

      DnaJ

    • B. 

      DnaK

    • C. 

      Hsp70

  • 14. 
    In the processing of proteins, the proteins fold on themselves due to disulfide bonds formed between which residue?
    • A. 

      Alanine

    • B. 

      Cysteine

    • C. 

      Tyrosine

    • D. 

      Tryptophan

  • 15. 
    Which of the following inhibits translocation in eukaryotic translation?
    • A. 

      Streptomycin

    • B. 

      Chloramphenicol

    • C. 

      Clindamycin

    • D. 

      Erythromycin

    • E. 

      Dipthera toxin