What Is the Role of DNA in Protein Synthesis?


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Which of the following is our primary genetic material?

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1. DNA serves as the template for building which molecule?

2. Which of the following is NOT part of the DNA molecule?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You'll be asked about subjects like genetic material, one of DNA's roles, components of DNA, and the process of making proteins.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To elaborate a bit, you'll be quizzed on:

  • The primary genetic material
  • A molecule that DNA is a template for
  • Parts of the DNA molecule
  • The name of the process of making proteins
  • The first step in this process

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding components and functions of DNA
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the creation of proteins and interpret it correctly
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of human genetics

Additional Learning

If you choose to read our associated lesson, What Is the Role of DNA in Protein Synthesis?, you'll be further along with topics such as:

  • The makeup of DNA and mRNA
  • Applications of mRNA by cells
  • Bases of DNA