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What is part of the central dogma?
a) RNA is a single stranded molecule
b) DNA is used as a template to make RNA
c) RNA contains adenine, uracil, cytosine, and guanine
d) DNA contains adenine, thymine, cytosine, and guanine

Which of the following are the three kinds of RNA?
a) rRNA, dRNA, mRNA
b) rRNA, mRNA, tRNA
c) iRNA, mRNA, sRNA
d) tRNA, dRNA, rRNA

If you looked for RNA in various parts of the cell, where would it be found?
a) Just in the nucleus
b) Just in the cytoplasm
c) In the nucleus and the cytoplasm
d) In the nucleus and Golgi apparatus

The process of making RNA from a DNA sequence is called
a) translation
b) transcription
c) tranduction
d) transformation

A DNA sequence that is 15 nucleotides long would give rise into a polypeptide sequence that was how many amino acids long?
a) 1
b) 3
c) 5
d) 15

What type of mutation causes sickle-cell anemia?
a) delection
b) insertion
c) frame shift
d) substitution

Klinefelter syndrome is an consequence of what type of mutation?
a) deletion
b) insertion
c) frame shift
d) nondisjunction

Transcription rewrites the genetic information used for making protein as a molecule of
a) mRNA
b) tRNA
c) rRNA
d) translation RNA

The function of tRNA is to
a) transfer amino acids to ribosomes.
b) make mRNA
c) make DNA
d) form ribosomes

Point mutations occur when
a) one nucleotide is replaced with a different nucleotide
b) a gene's location changes
c) gametes are formed during meiosis
d) long segments of a gene are lost

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