Quiz: Yashon/Cummings, Human Genetics and Society, Chapter 5

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Which of the following is not a function of a protein? a. to act as a receptor

b. to provide structure 1 c. to act as an enzyme

d. to be transcribed into RNA

status: not answered () correct: d your answer: Amino acids linked together by ________ to form a protein. a. peptide bonds

b. covalent bonds 2 c. hydrogen bonds

d. ionic bonds

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. RNA molecule status: not answered () correct: a your answer: Genetic information is carried from the nucleus to cytoplasm by ________. ribosome 2 of 7 3/8/2012 5:54 PM . 5 status: not answered () correct: a your answer: The basic subunit of a protein molecule is a (an) ________. 23 b. enzyme 5 c. a. amino acid b. protein 6 b. DNA molecule d. Summary of Results How many chromosomes are in the nucleus of a human cell? a. 44 status: not answered () correct: b your answer: How many amino acids are found in human proteins? a.Quiz: Yashon/Cummings.jsessionid=43439. 15 4 c..com/ilrn/bca/user/quiz-public/run. Chapter 5 http://webquiz. Human Genetics and Society.ilrn. 17 d. a. 20 b. 25 d. 46 3 c.

.com/ilrn/bca/user/quiz-public/run. messenger RNA 7 c. DNA d. Chapter 5 http://webquiz. the process by which an mRNA molecule is formed based on the information contained in the DNA d. Thymine (T) d. promoter d.jsessionid=43439. messenger RNA status: not answered () correct: d your answer: An enzyme called ________ binds to a specific nucleotide sequence at the beginning of a gene. DNA polymerase status: not answered () correct: a your answer: Which of the following nucleotides is present in RNA and not in DNA? a. Human Genetics and Society. Adenine (A) b.. Cytosine (C) 8 c. Summary of Results c.Quiz: Yashon/Cummings. Uracil (U) status: not answered () correct: d your answer: Translation is best described as ________.ilrn. a. when proteins disassemble into subunits of amino acids b. the process by which the protein is assembled based on the information contained in the mRNA 3 of 7 3/8/2012 5:54 PM . a. all of the choices 9 c. RNA polymerase b.

13 a. nucleotide d. stop codon status: not answered () correct: a your answer: Protein synthesis continues until the ribosome reaches a ________. mutation 4 of 7 3/8/2012 5:54 PM . all of the choices d.. Chapter 5 http://webquiz. which consists of three nucleotides.ilrn. all of the choices b.. 11 c. mutation b. They contain an anticodon.jsessionid=43439. anticodon status: not answered () correct: d your answer: Which of the following is true about transfer RNA molecules? a. a. protein b. d. a.com/ilrn/bca/user/quiz-public/run.Quiz: Yashon/Cummings. They recognize the mRNA codon for a particular amino acid. ribosome 10 c. Summary of Results status: not answered () correct: d your answer: A(n) ________ can pair with the mRNA codon for a particular amino acid. Human Genetics and Society. mutagen 12 c. status: not answered () correct: a your answer: A ________ is an alteration that leads to changes in a DNA sequence. They recognize and bind to one specific amino acid.

methionine c. A mutation analysis status: not answered () correct: a your answer: What does the mutation in sickle cell anemia affect? a. The process of translation 14 c. Summary of Results b. all of the choices 15 c. the shape of the red blood cells status: not answered () correct: b your answer: Which of the following disorders involves defective protein folding? a. the beta globin component of hemoglobin d.jsessionid=43439. PKU 5 of 7 3/8/2012 5:54 PM .. muscular dystrophy 16 c.ilrn. Alzheimer disease b. A pedigree analysis b.. the oxygen-carrying capacity of the red blood cells b. A bar graph d.Quiz: Yashon/Cummings.com/ilrn/bca/user/quiz-public/run. stop codon d. start codon status: not answered () correct: c your answer: ________ allows us to study the family history of certain disorders? a. Chapter 5 http://webquiz. Human Genetics and Society.

all of the choices 18 c. all of the choices status: not answered () correct: a your answer: ________ is caused by a hardening and twisting of the patient's red blood cells? a.com/ilrn/bca/user/quiz-public/run. Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease d. Cystic fibrosis 17 c. Sickle cell anemia status: not answered () correct: d your answer: A point mutation is best described as which of the following? a.Quiz: Yashon/Cummings. a single nucleotide change status: not answered () correct: d your answer: Which of the following diseases is caused by a point mutation? a. a change from DNA to RNA d. Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease d. Alzheimer disease status: not answered () correct: b your answer: 20 Which of the following is a mutation that adds nucleotides to a gene? 6 of 7 3/8/2012 5:54 PM . cystic fibrosis b. sickle cell anemia 19 c. a change in an amino acid b.. Summary of Results d. Alzheimer disease b.. Chapter 5 http://webquiz.jsessionid=43439. Human Genetics and Society.ilrn.

trinucleotide repeats status: not answered () correct: d your answer: 7 of 7 3/8/2012 5:54 PM .. an anticodon b. a codon d. a point mutation c.Quiz: Yashon/Cummings.. Chapter 5 http://webquiz. Summary of Results a.ilrn.jsessionid=43439.com/ilrn/bca/user/quiz-public/run. Human Genetics and Society.