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What do you call the process of a new DNA strand being created from an “old” DNA strand?
a) Transcription
b) Translation
c) Initiation
d) Replication

Which of the following is NOT one of the three types of RNA?
a) uRNA
b) mRNA
c) tRNA
d) rRNA

Where does transcription occur in the cell?
a) The cytoplasm
b) The ribosome
c) Cell Membrane
d) Nucleus

What word describes the process of DNA being copied to mRNA?
a) Replication
b) Transcription
c) Translation
d) Initiation

Which of these is a true difference between DNA and RNA?
a) DNA is single stranded and RNA is double stranded
b) RNA has deoxyribose sugar while DNA has a ribose sugar
c) DNA can travel to the cytoplasm, while RNA is only in the nucleus
d) RNA contains uracil and DNA contains thymine

What enzyme is responsible for breaking the hydrogen bonds between the nitrogen bases of the DNA molecule in replication?
a) DNA Ligase
b) DNA Polymerase
c) RNA polymerase
d) DNA Helicase

Which of these is a job that DNA polymerase performs during replication?
a) Breaks hydrogen bonds between bases
b) Unwinds the DNA molecule
c) Closes the gaps between Okazaki fragments
d) Proofreads and repairs the new strand

What enzyme adds the new nucleotides during transcription?
a) RNA polymerase
b) DNA Polymerase
c) Ligase
d) DNA Helicase

Which type of RNA travels to the cytoplasm and contains the codons that will code for a specific amino acid?
a) mRNA
b) rRNA
c) tRNA
d) uRNA

What are the three steps of transcription in order?
a) Initiation, Termination, Elongation
b) Termination, Elongation, Initiation
c) Initiation, Elongation, Termination
d) Elongation, Initiation, Termination

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