TExES Science 7-12: Transcription & Translation Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The Central Dogma is a framework used to represent which of the following?

Question 2 2. Which single nucleotide makes up the 5' cap?

Question 3 3. Operons are only found in what kind of cell?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT a segment of DNA?

Question 5 5. How many nucleotide bases make up a codon?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following describes a group of related genes in a prokaryote's DNA?

Question 7 7. All of the following statements are true, EXCEPT:

Question 8 8. The letters used in the codon chart come from which type of nucleic acid strand?

Question 9 9. In which phase of transcription does the RNA polymerase attach to the promoter sequence of DNA?

Question 10 10. Which two types of nucleic acids move into the ribosome during translation?

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Question 11 11. Why are ribosomes important?

Question 12 12. All of the following statements are correct, EXCEPT:

Question 13 13. What are the functions of spliceosomes in RNA splicing?

Question 14 14. During translation protein X, the codon UAA is found on the mRNA. This codon codes for _____.

Question 15 15. Before an mRNA molecule is finished with RNA processing, what is it called?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following terms encompasses all the cellular activities involved in building protein molecules?

Question 17 17. In which step does the ribosome reach a stop codon and end the process of translation?

Question 18 18. How many subunits make up the ribosome complex?

Question 19 19.

Use the chart to decode this strand of mRNA:

AUGUCAGAUUGA

Question 20 20. What type of molecule is released during the formation of a peptide bond?

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Question 21 21. The _____ codon starts the message and also codes for methionine.

Question 22 22. Which of the following is the process of transferring genetic information from DNA to RNA?

Question 23 23. Which of the following describes an increase in gene expression?

Question 24 24. In which step do the tRNA and mRNA first join up in the ribosome?

Question 25 25. Which letters represent the 4 nucleotide bases in mRNA?

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Question 26 26. 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 27 27. What is the term for a distinct section of DNA that codes for one protein?

Question 28 28. Which part(s) of a gene produces a protein product?

Question 29 29. In which step does the polypeptide continue to grow as amino acids are added to the chain?

Question 30 30. What does the 'm' stand for in 'mRNA'?

TExES Science 7-12: Transcription & Translation Chapter Exam Instructions

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