Structure of DNA

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Question 1

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To what length can the DNA in one nucleus stretch out to ?
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  • 2 cm
  • 3 m
  • 3 cm

Question 2

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What happens to the DNA to enable it to fit into the nucleus of a cell?
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  • It is heavily foiled and coiled
  • It is cut into tiny fragments
  • It is found in the cytoplasm

Question 3

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What are the proteins involved in folding and coiling the DNA?
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  • Histones
  • Kinases
  • Proteases

Question 4

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What is the name given to folded, condense DNA?
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  • Chromosomes
  • Chromatin
  • DNA

Question 5

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Histones are basic proteins.
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  • True
  • False

Question 6

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What is the charge of DNA?
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  • Negative
  • Positive

Question 7

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How many strands are in the DNA structure?
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  • 2
  • 3
  • 1

Question 8

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What is the name given to the chemicals that link the two DNA strands together?
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  • Nucleotide Bases
  • Histone Proteins
  • Serine Proteases

Question 9

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Choose the two correct nucleotide bases from this list?
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  • Adenine
  • Serine
  • Guanine
  • Histidine

Question 10

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What nucleotide base does Cytosine pair with?
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  • Guanine
  • Adenine
  • Thymine

Question 11

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What nucleotide base does Adenine pair with?
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  • Cytosine
  • Guanine
  • Thymine

Question 12

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What is the name given to the pairs of nucleotide bases?
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  • Complementary base pairs
  • Nucleotide pairs
  • Base Pairs

Question 13

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What is the name of the scientist that using X-ray diffraction to determine the structure of DNA?
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  • James Watson
  • Francis Crick
  • Rosalind Franklin

Question 14

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What is the term that describes the structure of DNA?
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  • Double Helix
  • DNA structure
  • DNA ladder