Structure of DNA

Question 1 of 14

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To what length can the DNA in one nucleus stretch out to ?

Select one of the following:

  • 2 cm

  • 3 m

  • 3 cm

Question 2 of 14

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What happens to the DNA to enable it to fit into the nucleus of a cell?

Select one of the following:

  • It is heavily foiled and coiled

  • It is cut into tiny fragments

  • It is found in the cytoplasm

Question 3 of 14

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What are the proteins involved in folding and coiling the DNA?

Select one of the following:

  • Histones

  • Kinases

  • Proteases

Question 4 of 14

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What is the name given to folded, condense DNA?

Select one of the following:

  • Chromosomes

  • Chromatin

  • DNA

Question 5 of 14

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Histones are basic proteins.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 6 of 14

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What is the charge of DNA?

Select one of the following:

  • Negative

  • Positive

Question 7 of 14

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How many strands are in the DNA structure?

Select one of the following:

  • 2

  • 3

  • 1

Question 8 of 14

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What is the name given to the chemicals that link the two DNA strands together?

Select one of the following:

  • Nucleotide Bases

  • Histone Proteins

  • Serine Proteases

Question 9 of 14

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Choose the two correct nucleotide bases from this list?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Adenine

  • Serine

  • Guanine

  • Histidine

Question 10 of 14

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What nucleotide base does Cytosine pair with?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Guanine

  • Adenine

  • Thymine

Question 11 of 14

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What nucleotide base does Adenine pair with?

Select one of the following:

  • Cytosine

  • Guanine

  • Thymine

Question 12 of 14

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What is the name given to the pairs of nucleotide bases?

Select one of the following:

  • Complementary base pairs

  • Nucleotide pairs

  • Base Pairs

Question 13 of 14

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What is the name of the scientist that using X-ray diffraction to determine the structure of DNA?

Select one of the following:

  • James Watson

  • Francis Crick

  • Rosalind Franklin

Question 14 of 14

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What is the term that describes the structure of DNA?

Select one of the following:

  • Double Helix

  • DNA structure

  • DNA ladder

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