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DNA QUIZ 1

 

1. Which of the following must happen first in order for DNA replication to occur?
DNA polymerase binds to the leading strand
DNA is unwound
Hydrogen bonds form between bases
chromosomes condense

2. Okazaki fragments form on the:
lagging strand
leading strand
base-pairs
5' end

3. Which of the following is required for DNA replication to occur?
DNA helicase
DNA ligase
DNA polymerase
all of these

4. A nucleotide consists of:
a nitrogen base
a nitrogen base and a sugar
a nitrogen base, sugar, and phosphate
two nitrogen bases, a sugar, and a phosphate

5. The element that transformed the bacteria in Griffith's experiments was:
protein
capsules
DNA
heat

6. The Hershey-Chase research showed that:
bacteria could be transformed
DNA was the molecule of heredity
DNA was in the shape of a double helix
bases paired in a predictable way (A's to T's and G's to C's)

7. The "rungs" of the DNA ladder are made of:
phosphates and bases
sugars
sugars and phosphates
bases

8. Before the Hershey-Chase experiment, many scientists believed that ____ carried the hereditary information.
proteins
phages
helicase
the plasma membrane

9. In order to transform to a virulent form of bacteria, non encapsulated bacteria must:
divide
be exposed to killed capsulated bacteria
be exposed to radioactive phosphorous
infect a host

10. A DNA strand has the following bases: A A G C C A. What are the bases on its complimentary strand?
A A G C C A
A C C G A A
T T C G G T
C C A T T C

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