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What organelle houses chromosomes?
a) Chloroplast
b) Nucleus
c) Mitochondrion
d) Ribosome

Chromosomes are tightly wrapped bundles of:
a) Chromatids
b) RNA
c) DNA
d) Centromeres

Explain the function of a chromosome:
a) synthesis of nucleotides, phosphates and sugars
b) Absorb chlorophyll
c) Transcribe mRNA
d) Package DNA in an organized way to be split during anaphase.

Scientists chart chromosomes on a ____________ to study them.
a) karyotype
b) Punnett Square
c) chromosome chart
d) Lab Report

What does DNA stand for?
a) Dioxide Nitrogen Asset
b) Ribonucleic Acid
c) Deoxyribonucleic Acid
d) Digital Network Assistant

What is the shape of DNA?
a) helix
b) double helix
c) spherical
d) long, single strand

What is the shape of RNA?
a) spherical
b) double helix
c) long, single strand
d) cone

What is DNA made up of?
a) Lipids
b) Proteins
c) Carbohydrates
d) Nucleotides

What makes up nucleotides?
a) proteins, lipids, carbohydrates
b) phosphates, sugars, nitrogen bases
c) telomeres, centromeres, chromatids
d) polymerase

What are the four nitrogen bases in DNA?
a) carbon, oxygen, nitrogen, phosphorous
b) Adenine, Thymine, Guanine and Cytosine
c) proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, nucleotides
d) Uracil, Adenine, Guanine and Cytosine

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