How DNA Polymerase and RNA Primase Initiate DNA Replication


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Which is the enzyme that attaches daughter nucleotides to the parent strand during DNA replication?

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1. What are the small components (monomers) that make up the large DNA polymer?

2. Which is the enzyme that builds the RNA primer?

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The quiz will test you on definitions related to DNA polymerase and RNA primase. The questions provide you with a definition. You will then need to match the definition to the correct term.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on the following definitions:

  • DNA polymerase
  • Nucleotides
  • RNA primase
  • RNA primer
  • Enzymes
  • DNA replication

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related DNA Polymerase and RNA Primase lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of DNA polymerase and RNA primase
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding DNA polymerase and RNA primase and interpret it correctly
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Additional Learning

Finish the quiz and head over to the related lesson How DNA Polymerase and RNA Primase Initiate DNA Replication. The lesson will help you cover these objectives:

  • Defining DNA replication
  • Understanding DNA polymerase's role
  • Exploring RNA primers
  • Characterizing RNA primase