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Protein Synthesis in the Cell and the Central Dogma

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The Central Dogma is a framework used to represent which of the following?

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1. Which of the following is the process of transferring genetic information from DNA to RNA?

2. Which of the following is the process of decoding RNA as instructions for building an amino acid chain?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz will mainly test you on definitions of terms related to protein synthesis in the cell. The questions will each give you a definition. You will then need to select the term it describes from the choices provided.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz tests you on the following definitions:

  • Protein synthesis
  • Genes
  • The central dogma
  • Transcription
  • Translation

Skills Practiced

You will practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related biology lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of the central dogma
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding genes and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as transcription and translation

Additional Learning

Once you have completed the quiz, head over to the lesson titled Protein Synthesis in the Cell and the Central Dogma for more information. The lesson will help you cover the following:

  • Understanding DNA
  • Explaining the central dogma
  • Detailing the process of transcription
  • Describing translation
  • Clarifying the role of genes and proteins
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