Transcription of Messenger RNA (mRNA) from DNA Video

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Which of the following is the enzyme that adds RNA nucleotides to build off of the antisense strand?

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1. In which phase of transcription does the RNA polymerase attach to the promoter sequence of DNA?

2. Which is the strand that serves as the template for transcription?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Genetic information is passed from DNA to RNA through a process called transcription. This quiz/worksheet combo will check your understanding of this process, including its phases and where it occurs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • What enzyme adds RNA nucleotides
  • The phases of transcription
  • What different strands do!!!About This Quiz & Worksheet

Genetic information is passed from DNA to RNA through a process called transcription. This quiz/worksheet combo will check your understanding of this process, including its phases and where it occurs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will assess your understanding of:

  • What enzyme adds RNA nucleotides
  • The phases of transcription
  • What different strands do
  • The meaning of the m in mRNA
  • Where transcription occurs

Skills Practiced

Practice these skills with this quiz & worksheet combo:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related mRNA transcription lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as sense strands and antisense strands
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about transcription

Additional Learning

To know more about transcription, check out the lesson entitled Transcription of Messenger RNA (mRNA) from DNA. These objectives will help you further your learning.

  • Introducing the transcription process
  • Explaining the difference between antisense and sense strands
  • Discussing how the RNA strand is built
  • Outlining the roles of promoters and terminators
  • Providing the stages of transcription, including initiation, elongation, and termination
  • The meaning of the m in mRNA
  • Where transcription occurs

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related transcription factor lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as sense strands and antisense strands
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about transcription

Additional Learning

To learn more about transcription, review the accompanying lesson on Transcription of mRNA from DNA. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Introducing the transcription process
  • Explaining the difference between antisense and sense strands
  • Discussing how the RNA strand is built
  • Outlining the roles of promoters and terminators
  • Providing the stages of transcription, including initiation, elongation, and termination
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