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The Transcription and Translation Process: Homework Help Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the anticodon for the codon AAG?

Question 2 2. In which step does the ribosome reach a stop codon and end the process of translation?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is the process of transferring genetic information from DNA to RNA?

Question 4 4. In which step do the tRNA and mRNA first join up in the ribosome?

Question 5 5. What does the 'm' stand for in 'mRNA'?

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Question 6 6. All of the following statements are true, EXCEPT:

Question 7 7. Because the same codons specify the same amino acids in nearly all organisms, we say that the genetic code is _____.

Question 8 8. The ability of codons to match with the appropriate amino acids is called _____.

Question 9 9. Before an mRNA molecule is finished with RNA processing, what is it called?

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

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Question 11 11. Operons are only found in what kind of cell?

Question 12 12. Which of the following describes an increase in gene expression?

Question 13 13. What is another term for a chain of amino acids?

Question 14 14. Which type of RNA molecule contains an anticodon?

Question 15 15. The _____ codon starts the message and also codes for methionine.

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Question 16 16. How many amino acids are specified by each different codon?

Question 17 17. The letters used in the codon chart come from which type of nucleic acid strand?

Question 18 18. The repressor blocks RNA polymerase from binding to the promoter, making _____ impossible.

Question 19 19. What are the functions of spliceosomes in RNA splicing?

Question 20 20. Which part of the lac operon codes for the lactose digesting enzymes?

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Question 21 21. Which is the strand that serves as the template for transcription?

Question 22 22. Which two types of nucleic acids move into the ribosome during translation?

Question 23 23. Which part(s) of a gene produces a protein product?

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

Question 25 25. Which of the following is the enzyme that adds RNA nucleotides to build the antisense strand?

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Question 26 26. What makes the lac repressor fall off the lac operator?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is NOT a segment of DNA?

Question 28 28. How many nucleotide bases make up a codon?

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

Question 30 30. Which of the following describes a group of related genes in a prokaryote's DNA?

The Transcription and Translation Process: Homework Help Chapter Exam Instructions

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