123facts.com - The Most Complete Trivia Game Site

Trivia Quizzes, Games, and Facts

Trivia Categories Forums About Us FAQ Contact Us
Username:  
Password:
Register   My 123Facts




Trivia Quiz Categories
Animals
Brain Teasers
Celebrities
Entertainment
For Kids
General
Geography
History
Hobbies
Humanities
Literature
Movies
Music
People
Religion & Faith
Science & Technology
Sports
Television
Video Games
World

List all trivia quiz categories

More Trivia Fun
New Quizzes
Popular Recent Quizzes
Most Highly Rated Quizzes
   
Write a Quiz

Monthly Tournament
Today's Easy Trivia
Today's Hard Trivia
Easy Hourly Trivia
Hard Hourly Trivia

Trivia Facts
Browse Trivia Facts
Submit a Trivia Fact

Statistics
View Hall of Fame

Website
- Who's online?
397 playing now

- Quizzes served
5,902,584

Players
- Most points

- Registered members
40865

- Just registered!

Teams
- Most points

Quiz Of The Day
- Tournament Leader

- Last Tournament Champ

You are here:    Home » Quizzes
Search:  

Blueprint of Life

written by: crankypage
 
Follow the bouncing molecule -- all about the blueprint of life, DNA.

Question 1:


Of the four nucleotides that make up Deoxyribo-Nucleic Acid (DNA), which of the following is a purine?
Adenine
Thymine
Proline
Cytosine

Question 2:


How many paired DNA chromosomes are there in a human male?
24
18
20
23

Question 3:


Which of the following models of double-stranded DNA replication proved to be correct?
Conservative replication
Dispersive replication
Semidispersive replication
Semiconservative replication

Question 4:


What is the name for a unit of DNA usually consisting of regulatory regions and a protein-encoding region?
Gene
Chromosome
Codon
Transcript

Question 5:


Transcription is the process of creating what from the DNA template?
Fatty Acids
Protein
A Double Helix
RNA

Question 6:


How many nucleotides of DNA does it take to encode a single amino acid in a given protein?
3
10
25
1

Question 7:


This class of enzyme can cut DNA at a specific place, making biotechnology possible.
Limiting Enzyme
Bayton Enzyme
Restriction Enzyme
Electrophoretic Enzyme

Question 8:


What is the three-letter acronym for the Nobel-winning process which allows DNA to be amplified?
ATP
HCV
SRC
PCR

Question 9:


What makes retroviruses such as HIV so unusual with respect to DNA?
Their DNA reads 3' to 5', the opposite direction from cellular DNA.
They start with RNA and encode DNA, the reverse of what cells do.
They have no DNA, but their protein components directly encode for RNA.
They capture the cellular DNA and transfer it to other cells.

Question 10:


When Dr. Craig Venter's private company, Celera, declared that they would beat the Human Genome Project in sequencing all human DNA, what did Venter tell Dr. Francis Collins, director of the HGP?
"The private sector always wins."
"Just send me all your grant money."
"You can do mouse."
"Why don't you try something easier?"

 


Report errors (will not interfere with your quiz)




 
 
Conditions of Use   |   Privacy policy   |   Disclaimer   |   Copyright    © 2005-2018 123facts.com. All Rights Reserved.

Page loaded from database in 1.6217489242554 seconds