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Question number: 1

» Genetics and Evolution » Molecular Basis of Inheritance » DNA Finger Printing

Appeared in Year: 2003

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Question

Which one of the following pairs of terms/names mean one and the same thing (AIIMS)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Gene pool – genome

b.

Codon gene

c.

Cistron – triplet

d.

DNA fingerprinting- DNA profiling

Question number: 2

» Genetics and Evolution » Molecular Basis of Inheritance » Translation

Appeared in Year: 2012

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Question

AUG codes for

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

histidine

b.

methionine

c.

Phenylalanine

d.

Valine

Question number: 3

» Genetics and Evolution » Molecular Basis of Inheritance » DNA as Genetic Material

Appeared in Year: 1980

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Question

What is the nature of the 2 strands of a DNA duplex [AIPMT, AIIM 1986, MPPMT′1990]

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Antiparallel & complimentary

b.

Antiparallel & non complimentary

c.

Dissimilar & non complimentary

d.

Identical & Complimentary

Question number: 4

» Genetics and Evolution » Molecular Basis of Inheritance » Structure of DNA and RNA

Appeared in Year: 2006

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Question

Thymine is -

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

4-Methyl uracil

b.

5-Methyl uracil

c.

1-Methyl uracil

d.

3-Methyl uracil

Question number: 5

» Genetics and Evolution » Molecular Basis of Inheritance » Transcription

Appeared in Year: 2004

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Question

Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched with regard to the codon and the amino acid coded by it?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

AAA-Lysine

b.

UUA-Valine

c.

CCC-Alanine

d.

AUG-Cysteine

Question number: 6

» Genetics and Evolution » Molecular Basis of Inheritance » Transcription

Appeared in Year: 2006

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Question

During protein synthesis in an organism, at one point the process comes to a halt. Select the group of the three codons from the following from which any one of the three could bring about this halt

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

UUG, UCA, UCG

b.

UUU, UCC, UAU

c.

UAG, UGA, UAA

d.

UUC, IIA, UAC

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