Role of Ribosomes in Protein Synthesis


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Which cellular organelle is responsible for protein synthesis?

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1. The message encoded in DNA is taken to ribosomes by which molecule?

2. What is the process of creating mRNA from DNA called?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Protein synthesis is essential to biology, and you can use these guides to check how much you know about it. You will be tested on molecules and processes related to protein synthesis in this quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions will examine the following:

  • Organelle responsible for protein synthesis
  • Process of using DNA to create mRNA
  • Molecule which transfers message from DNA to RNA
  • Process of making protein
  • Molecules made from chains of amino acids

Skills Practiced

These assessments will exercise your skills in:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about molecules formed from amino acids
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding encoded messages in DNA and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on protein synthesis
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding processes during protein synthesis

Additional Learning

Review the correlated lesson entitled Role of Ribosomes in Protein Synthesis for more information on this science subject. The following objectives will be covered in the lesson:

  • Define key vocabulary, such as nucleus, ribosome and protein
  • Differentiate between DNA and RNA
  • Identify the structure of a nucleus
  • Know the order of processes involved in protein synthesis