rRNA: Sequence, Function & Synthesis


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rRNA are important for which of the following processes?

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1. Which of the following best describes the process of translation?

2. What is the function of the rRNA in the small subunit of the ribosome?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

rRNA, ribosomal ribonucleic acids, have a few important functions in medicine and science, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your knowledge of rRNA and its structure and functions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on the following:

  • Processes that involve rRNA
  • Description of transcription
  • Process of translation
  • Function of rRNA in the ribosome

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test your skills in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related biology lesson
  • Making connections - use your understanding of RNA to better grasp the structure and functions of rRNA
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define the functions of rRNA, including transcription and translation
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the functions of rRNA in the small and large subunits of the ribosome

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson titled rRNA: Sequence, Function & Synthesis. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define ribonucleic acids
  • Differentiate between ribonucleic acids and ribosomal ribonucleic acids
  • Describe translation and transcription
  • Discuss the sequence and structure of rRNA
  • Determine the usefulness and importance of rRNA in medicine and science