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Transcription (RNA Synthesis)


This quiz is based on the process of Transcription (RNA synthesis).

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1.

The lac repressor protein binds to the operator region...

  in the absence of lactose

  in the presence of lactose

  in the presence of cAMP

  in the absence of glucose

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2.

A series of 20 to 200 Adenine ribonucleotides that is added to the 3' end of the transcribed RNA molecule (pre-mRNA) that helps in the transportation of mRNA out of the nucleus is called :

  trailer

  the poly-A-tail

  cap

  a Shine-Dalgarno sequence

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3.

Sections of DNA within a gene that do not encode part of the protein that the gene produces are called :

  intein

  Introns

  Exons

  Transposons

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4.

A G-C-rich stretch of nucleotides, followed by an A-T-rich stretch of nucleotides is the signal for :

  transcription

  Rho dependent termination

  Initiation

  Rho independent termination

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5.

A collection of genes including one which acts as a switch that governs the expression of the structural genes in the collection is called :

  An Operon

  lac operon

  A regulon

  Does everything have to have a name ? ? ! !

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6.

The series of three consecutive mRNA bases coding for one specific amino acid in a protein is called a :

  intron

  transposon

  codon

  exon

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7.

Proteins that bind between the promotor region and the section of the gene which is transcribed thus blocking transcription (preventing gene expression) are called :

  Repressors

  inducer

  Operator

  Activators

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