2011 Practice Quiz 1b Spr08

2011 Practice Quiz 1b Spr08 - Name: _ANSWER KEY_ Last 4...

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Name: _______ANSWER KEY___________ Last 4 digits of SS#: ________________ QUIZ #1 A BSC 2011-01 SPRING 2007 Please circle the letter of the single, most appropriate response for each question below. 1) What is a hypothesis? A) a fact based on qualitative data that is testable B) the same thing as an unproven theory C) a verifiable observation sensed directly, or sensed indirectly with the aid of scientific instrumentation D) a fact based on quantitative data that is falsifiable E) a tentative explanation that can be tested and is falsifiable 2) It became apparent to Watson and Crick after completion of their model that the DNA molecule could carry a vast amount of hereditary information in its _____________. A) antiparallel backbones B) different five-carbon sugars C) phosphate-sugar backbones D) sequence of bases E) complementary pairing of bases 3) Using RNA as a template for protein synthesis instead of translating proteins directly from the DNA is advantageous for the cell because ________________. A) RNA is double-stranded and much more stable than DNA
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