Take the DNA Quiz


1. Humans have ____ chromosomes in each of their body cells.

(a) 23    (b) trillions    (c) 2  (d) 46


2.  Watson and Crick discovered ______________________.

(a) cells    (b) the shape of DNA    (c) unicellular organisms    (d) Deoxyribonucleic Acid 


3.  Robert Hooke discovered ____________________.

(a) cells    (b) the shape of DNA    (c) unicellular organisms    (d) Deoxyribonucleic Acid 

 


4. The nitrogen bases are bonded by a __________________ bond.

(a) hydrogen   (b) nitrogen    (c) unicellular    (d) ribose sugar 


5. Adenine is always paired with ______________.

(a) cytosine    (b) thymine    (c) guanine   (d) adenine 


6. Guanine is always paired with ________________.

(a) cytosine    (b) thymine    (c) guanine   (d) adenine


7. The nitrogen bases are directly attached to a ________________ molecule.

(a) phosphate   (b) salt    (c) nitrogen  (d) sugar 


8. DNA makes a copy of itself during _______________.

(a) respiration   (b) photosynthesis    (c) replication  (d) reproduction 


9. Chromosomes are made of __________________

(a) proteins   (b) tissues    (c) DNA  (d) cells 


10. Genes are located on __________________.

(a) nucleus   (b) ribosomes    (c) chromosomes  (d) tissues


11. Proteins are made of_________________.

(a) nucleus   (b) amino acids    (c) chromosomes  (d) cells


12. DNA is found in all of the following except _________________.

(a) branches   (b) a paramecium    (c) grass  (d) plastic 


13. The specific shape of DNA is called a ___________________.

(a) ladder   (b) double helix    (c) twisted ladder    (d) spiral


14. The correct way to spell DNA is _________________.

(a) deoxyribonucleic Acid    (b) deoxyribosenucliec Acid   (c) deoxyribonucliec Acid   

 


15. The correct spelling of my last name is _____________.

(a) Derringer    (b) Deringer   (c) Derigner    (d) Brinson 


16. When a organism reproduces through asexual reproduction the daughter cell looks ________

(a) similar to the parent   (b) a little like each parent   (c) exactly like the parent  


 

 

 


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