Ethidium Bromide, Loading Buffer & DNA Ladder: Visualizing DNA and Determining its Size


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Which of the following statements about ethidium bromide are true?

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1. Which statement about loading buffer is true?

2. Based on the following gel, what is the size of the band in lane 2?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Most of the questions on the quiz will ask you to identify the true statement in a sea of false ones. It will also ask you some straightforward questions related to DNA size.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will ask you questions on the definition of ideas such as:

  • Ethidium bromide
  • Loading buffers
  • Electrophoresis

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you practice these following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related ethidium bromide lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concepts of ethidium bromide and loading buffers
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about DNA in a different light
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve loading buffers practice problems

Additional Learning

After you complete the quiz, make sure to explore our interesting accompanying lesson Ethidium Bromide, Loading Buffer & DNA Ladder: Visualizing DNA and Determining Its Size. This lesson will cover these topics:

  • Defining agarose gel electrophoresis
  • Exploring ethidium bromide
  • Considering loading buffers
  • Describing DNA ladders