2011 Practice Quiz 1c Spr08

2011 Practice Quiz 1c Spr08 - Name: _ QUIZ #1 A BSC 2011-02...

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Name: ____________________________________ Last 4 digits of SS#: __________________ QUIZ #1 A BSC 2011-02 FALL 2007 Please circle the letter of the single, most appropriate response for each question below. 1. Which of the following is true regarding deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)? A) Genes are composed of deoxyribonucleic acid. B) Each deoxyribonucleic acid molecule is composed of two long chains of nucleotides arranged in a double helix. C) DNA is composed of chemical building blocks called nucleotides. D) Only A and C are correct. E) A, B, and C are correct. 2. The strands that make up DNA are antiparallel. This means that _________. A) the twisting nature of DNA creates nonparallel strands. B) one strand contains only purines and the other contains only pyrimidines. C) one strand is positively charged and the other is negatively charged. D) the 5' to 3' direction of one strand runs counter to the 5' to 3' direction of the other strand. 3. What are the protein-coding segments within a eukaryotic gene called?
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