Deoxyribose: Definition & Structure


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Deoxyribose is a _____.

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1. Which of the following is the chemical formula for deoxyribose?

2. What does a nucleotide do?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz you can test what you know about the characteristics and structure of deoxyribose. These questions also ensure that you have a more basic knowledge of biological chemistry terms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be demonstrating your knowledge of:

  • What deoxyribose is
  • The chemical formula for deoxyribose
  • Nucleotide functions

Skills Practiced

Questions offer you the chance to practice:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on deoxyribose
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding atoms
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about DNA

Additional Learning

Take the opportunity to learn more about this subject by completing the lesson associated with this quiz, titled Deoxyribose: Definition & Structure. This lesson is designed to teach you about:

  • What the chemical formula of deoxyribose tells you
  • The shape of deoxyribose
  • Deoxyribose's biological importance