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TExES Life Science: DNA Transcription & Translation Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What does the 'm' stand for in 'mRNA'?

Question 2 2. The Central Dogma is a framework used to represent which of the following?

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. What is the term for a distinct section of DNA that codes for one protein?

Question 5 5. Operons are only found in what kind of cell?

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Question 6 6. Which two types of nucleic acids move into the ribosome during translation?

Question 7 7. Which part(s) of a gene produces a protein product?

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

Question 9 9. Where in the cell does transcription occur?

Question 10 10. How many subunits make up the ribosome complex?

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Question 11 11. What makes the lac repressor fall off the lac operator?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT a segment of DNA?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is the process of transferring genetic information from DNA to RNA?

Question 14 14. Which is the strand that serves as the template for transcription?

Question 15 15. What are the functions of spliceosomes in RNA splicing?

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Question 16 16. In which step does the ribosome reach a stop codon and end the process of translation?

Question 17 17. Which of the following terms encompasses all the cellular activities involved in building protein molecules?

Question 18 18. What is another term for a chain of amino acids?

Question 19 19. The repressor blocks RNA polymerase from binding to the promoter, making _____ impossible.

Question 20 20. All of the following statements are correct, EXCEPT:

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Question 21 21. What type of molecule is released during the formation of a peptide bond?

Question 22 22. The lac operon codes for the enzyme that help digest the sugar _____.

Question 23 23. In which step do the tRNA and mRNA first join up in the ribosome?

Question 24 24. During translation protein X, the codon UAA is found on the mRNA. This codon codes for _____.

Question 25 25. All of the following statements are true, EXCEPT:

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Question 26 26. Which of the following describes an increase in gene expression?

Question 27 27. Which single nucleotide makes up the 5' cap?

Question 28 28. Which of the following describes a group of related genes in a prokaryote's DNA?

Question 29 29. Which part of the lac operon codes for the lactose digesting enzymes?

Question 30 30. Which parts of a gene were originally thought of as 'junk DNA'?

TExES Life Science: DNA Transcription & Translation Chapter Exam Instructions

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