Eukaryotes for the MCAT: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What do both prokaryotes and eukaryotes have that is involved in translation?

Question 2 2. What is the maximum number of sister chromatids that can exist during mitosis for any given chromosome?

Question 3 3.

Loss of one of the telomeres of a chromosome could result in which of the following?

I. Chromosome shortening

II. Loss of genomic information

III. An increase in chromosome number

Question 4 4.

Which of the following are primary functions of the centromere?

I. Hold sister chromatids together

II. Protect chromosomes

III. Repair DNA damage

Question 5 5. A discrete unit of DNA that produces a protein that provides the functionality a cell needs is

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Question 6 6.

Which of the following roles in the cell could non-coding DNA perform?

I. Provide structural support at the end of chromosomes.

II. Encode a protein that will play a significant role in cell division.

III. Serve functional purposes.

Question 7 7. Which is a membrane-bound organelle?

Question 8 8.

Place the following terms in order building out from the most basic subunit to the entire genetic unit:

I. Gene

II. DNA

III. chromatin

IV. nucleosome

Question 9 9. If a human has forty-six chromosomes, what is the maximum number of chromatids that could be found in a cell in a normal human body?

Question 10 10. What do all eukaryotes have that prokaryotes do not?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following describes prokaryotic DNA?

Question 12 12. The purpose of _____ is to provide separation and compartmentalization of processes in eukaryotes.

Question 13 13. A protein that plays a central role in DNA folding

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