Nucleotides: Structure & Components


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Which is NOT a component of a nucleotide?

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1. A polymer of nucleotides is known as a

2. Adenine and thymine are examples of this component of a nucleotide:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will help you quickly assess your understanding of nucleotides, specifically their structure. Questions address phosphate bonds, adenine and thymine.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • Components of nucleotides
  • Polymer of nucleotides
  • Information about phosphate bonds

Skills Practiced

Students will practice the following skills as they complete these assessments:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding components of nucleotides
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the polymer of nucleotides
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about phosphate bonds and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you can draw the most important information from the related science lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson titled Nucleotides: Structure & Components. The following objectives are covered:

  • Identify the two main sugars in nucleotides
  • Know the components of nucleotides
  • Recognize the function of nucleotides