Mutations: When DNA Is Copied Wrong

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Mutations are defined as which of the following?

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1. Natural selection is based on the which of the following ideas?

2. What are the differences between somatic and germ-line mutations?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The particular focus of this quiz and worksheet will fall on topics such as natural selection, types of mutations, how DNA can be altered, and codons.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Here, we're going to target subjects such as:

  • The definition of mutations
  • An idea around which natural selection is based
  • Somatic and germ-line mutations
  • Ways in which DNA can be changed
  • What a codon is

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding DNA alteration
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as codons and mutations
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as somatic and germ-line mutations
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding natural selection and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Viewing our video lesson by the name of Mutations: When DNA Is Copied Wrong will make your understanding of DNA errors stronger. With this lesson, you've got a chance to enhance your knowledge of:

  • Classes of mutations
  • What mutations are
  • Some causes of mutations
  • Examples of mutations
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