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Protein Synthesis 1

 
 
 
Select your answer for each question, then click "done" at the bottom.

1. Which of following nitrogen bases are found in DNA (note: abbreviations for nitrogen bases)

A
C
G
U
T
W

2. Which of the following nitrogen bases are found in RNA (note: abbreviations for nitrogen bases)

A
C
G
U
T
W

3. Which of the following are components of a nucleotide

DNA
RNA
Phosphate
Amino Acid
Sugar
Nitrogen Base

4. Which of the following are true of genes, chromosomes, and DNA.

An egg and a sperm typically contain 46 genes
Chromosomes can be found in genes
Genes are found on chromosomes.
One sperm will typically contain 23 strands of DNA
There are approximately 30,000 genes in the human genome
There are approximately 30,000 pieces of DNA in a human

5. If one side of a piece of DNA reads "AAA" the other side of the DNA will read...

AAA
CCC
GGG
UUU
TTT
WWW

6. If one side of a piece of DNA reads "AAA" the corresponding piece of RNA will read...

AAA
CCC
GGG
UUU
TTT
WWW

7. How many nitrogen bases are required to code for one amino acid.

1
2
3
23
46
30,000

8. Which of the following are amino acids? (not as difficult as you think - they'll stick out.)

DNA
Glysine
RNA
Phospholipid
Steroid
Lysine

9. Where in a cell is DNA located?

Cytoplasm
Nucleus
ECF
Ribosomes
Cell membrane
It is contained within RNA

10.The formation (synthesis) of mRNA takes place where in a cell?

Cytoplasm
Nucleus
ECF
Mitochondira
Ribosomes
Cell membrane

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