Genetic Material: Definition, Structure & Function


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What are the two types of genetic material?

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1. What are the four bases in DNA called?

2. In eukaryotic cells (plant and animal), where is DNA stored?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz will mainly test you on the characteristics of key terms related to genetic material. Some other questions will have you complete the sentence with the term the question is describing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on the following concepts and definitions:

  • Types of genetic material
  • The four bases in DNA
  • Characteristics of RNA
  • DNA storage in eukaryotic cells
  • Proteins in DNA

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related genetic material lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding DNA storage and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as DNA and RNA

Additional Learning

Peruse our related lesson to explore the nuances and subtleties of the subject. The lesson, called Genetic Material: Definition, Structure & Function, will cover the following objectives:

  • Describe the types of genetic material
  • Explore the role of RNA
  • Explain the role of DNA
  • Identify the types of bases in DNA