What is DNA?


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DNA stands for which of the following?

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1. In eukaryotic organisms, the DNA is stored where?

2. What are the functions of DNA?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions on this quiz and worksheet are going to be primarily in regard to DNA. Thus, expect to see questions about things like DNA storage, functions and structure.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The particular aim of these tools will be to test you on:

  • What DNA stands for
  • DNA storage in a eukaryotic organism
  • Functions of DNA
  • DNA's nucleotide bases
  • Properties of DNA

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what DNA does
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about DNA's storage and makeup
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding features of DNA and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Watch and listen to our associated video lesson, What is DNA? to be further exposed to information on things such as:

  • The visual illustration of DNA
  • Two essential functions of DNA
  • How the components of DNA work together
  • Why DNA is a necessity