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The Transcription and Translation Process Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is the process of transferring genetic information from DNA to RNA?

Question 2 2. Why are ribosomes important?

Question 3 3. The letters used in the codon chart come from which type of nucleic acid strand?

Question 4 4. A scientist identifies two different structures that both specify the same amino acid. How would the scientist describe these structures?

Question 5 5. Which parts of a gene were originally thought of as 'junk DNA'?

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Question 6 6. The Central Dogma is a framework used to represent which of the following?

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

Question 8 8. Which type of RNA molecule contains an anticodon?

Question 9 9. Why can we manufacture insulin for humans with bacteria?

Question 10 10. Which single nucleotide makes up the 5' cap?

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Question 11 11. How many subunits make up the ribosome complex?

Question 12 12. Which letters represent the 4 nucleotide bases in mRNA?

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

Question 14 14. Which part(s) of a gene produces a protein product?

Question 15 15. In which phase of transcription does the RNA polymerase attach to the promoter sequence of DNA?

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Question 16 16.

Use the chart to decode this strand of mRNA:

AUGUCAGAUUGA

Question 17 17. How many amino acids are specified by each different codon?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is the enzyme that adds RNA nucleotides to build the antisense strand?

Question 19 19. Which part of the lac operon codes for the lactose digesting enzymes?

Question 20 20. What makes the lac repressor fall off the lac operator?

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

Question 22 22. What does the 't' stand for in tRNA?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is the correct sequence in which a DNA sequence is used to produce a protein?

Question 24 24. The lac operon codes for the enzyme that help digest the sugar _____.

Question 25 25. How many nucleotide bases make up a codon?

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Question 26 26. The repressor blocks RNA polymerase from binding to the promoter, making _____ impossible.

Question 27 27. Which of the following describes a group of related genes in a prokaryote's DNA?

Question 28 28. Where in the cell does transcription occur?

Question 29 29. Because the same codons specify the same amino acids in nearly all organisms, we say that the genetic code is _____.

Question 30 30. In which step does the polypeptide continue to grow as amino acids are added to the chain?

The Transcription and Translation Process Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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