DNA and Protein Synthesis (AP (Advanced Placement) Biology): Questions 1 - 4 of 118

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Question number: 1

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Which one of the following is the complementary sequence of 5′ TTAAGCGTAC 3′?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

5’ AATTCGCATG 3’

b.

5’ GTACGCTTAA 3’

c.

3’ CATGCGAATT 5’

d.

3’ TTAAGCGTAC 3’

e.

All of the above

Question number: 2

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If a mutation resulted in a single base substitution at the third position within the anticodon region of tRNA, what would be the most likely result?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

The chances are good that the resulting protein would remain unchanged because of the redundancy within the genetic code.

b.

The resulting protein would most likely be dysfunctional.

c.

Such a change within an anticodon region always has a lethal effect on the cell.

d.

The change would only affect the resulting protein if it resided within an enzyme’s active site.

e.

It would make no difference to the cell because redundancy in the genetic code would prevent a change in the resulting protein.

Question number: 3

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Which of the following codon pairs would most likely code for the same amino acid because of the wobble in the genetic code?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

GGG and CCC

b.

UUU and UUA

c.

UUA and CUA

d.

CAU and UAC

e.

AAC and ACC

Question number: 4

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Carcinogens may be occurs due to

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Man made

b.

Naturally

c.

Ionic radiation

d.

Tar of tobacco smoke

e.

All of the above

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