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MTEL Biology: The Transcription & Translation Process Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. All of the following statements are correct, EXCEPT:

Question 2 2. The repressor blocks RNA polymerase from binding to the promoter, making _____ impossible.

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT a segment of DNA?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is the process of decoding RNA as instructions for building an amino acid chain?

Question 5 5. Which is the strand that serves as the template for transcription?

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Question 6 6. In which step does the polypeptide continue to grow as amino acids are added to the chain?

Question 7 7. During translation protein X, the codon UAA is found on the mRNA. This codon codes for _____.

Question 8 8. In which phase of transcription does the RNA polymerase attach to the promoter sequence of DNA?

Question 9 9. What is another term for a chain of amino acids?

Question 10 10. Operons are only found in what kind of cell?

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Question 11 11. What is the term for a distinct section of DNA that codes for one protein?

Question 12 12. What makes the lac repressor fall off the lac operator?

Question 13 13. Which part(s) of a gene produces a protein product?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is the process of transferring genetic information from DNA to RNA?

Question 15 15. What does the 'm' stand for in 'mRNA'?

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Question 16 16. What type of molecule is released during the formation of a peptide bond?

Question 17 17. All of the following statements are true, EXCEPT:

Question 18 18. Which two types of nucleic acids move into the ribosome during translation?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is the enzyme that adds RNA nucleotides to build off of the antisense strand?

Question 20 20. Before an mRNA molecule is finished with RNA processing, what is it called?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following describes a group of related genes in a prokaryote's DNA?

Question 22 22. What are the functions of spliceosomes in RNA splicing?

Question 23 23. In which step does the ribosome reach a stop codon and end the process of translation?

Question 24 24. Which single nucleotide makes up the 5' cap?

Question 25 25. Why are ribosomes important?

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Question 26 26. Which part of the lac operon codes for the lactose digesting enzymes?

Question 27 27. While studying for an upcoming test, your friend Jane tells you that prokaryotic cells process their RNA in the nucleus. Is this a correct statement? Why or why not?

Question 28 28. Which of the following terms encompasses all the cellular activities involved in building protein molecules?

Question 29 29. The Central Dogma is a framework used to represent which of the following?

Question 30 30. In which step do the tRNA and mRNA first join up in the ribosome?

MTEL Biology: The Transcription & Translation Process Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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