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Reading Chapter 11

 

Multiple Choice

Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

 

____    1.   Which of the following is a nucleotide found in DNA?

a.

ribose + phosphate group + thymine

b.

ribose + phosphate group + uracil

c.

deoxyribose + phosphate group + uracil

d.

deoxyribose + phosphate group + cytosine

 

 

____    2.   During DNA replication, a DNA strand that has the bases CTAGGT produces a strand with the bases

a.

TCGAAC.

b.

GATCCA.

c.

AGCTTG.

d.

GAUCCA.

 

 

____    3.   What is produced during transcription?

a.

RNA molecules

b.

DNA molecules

c.

RNA polymerase

d.

proteins

 

 

____    4.   Genes contain instructions for assembling

a.

purines.

b.

nucleosomes.

c.

proteins.

d.

pyrimidines.

 

 

____    5.   Why is it possible for an amino acid to be specified by more than one kind of codon?

a.

Some codons have the same sequence of nucleotides.

b.

There are 64 different kinds of codons but only 20 amino acids.

c.

Some codons do not specify an amino acid.

d.

The codon AUG codes for the amino acid methionine and serves as the “start” codon for protein synthesis.

 

 

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