GENE201 Module 1 M1A2: Quiz Module 1


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GENE201 Module 1 M1A2: Quiz Module 1


M1A2-Quiz module 1 is a 25 question multiple choice quiz. There are a total of 100 points possible.

Please choose the best answer that is listed. Each question is worth 4 points. You will have 45 minutes to complete the quiz. Once you open the quiz, you must complete. You will not be able to reopen the quiz if the time has elapsed.

You will be evaluated based on your responses to the quiz questions. Collectively, quizzes are worth 15% of your final grade.

Where is the mitochondria thought to originate from?
a. Ancestral viral DNA
b. Budding off of the nucleus
c. An engulfed bacterial symbiont

What are Linked SNPs?
a. Mutation that are associated with disease
b. Mutations that affect many different base pairs
c. Genes that do not affect protein formation

Which type of RNA carries the code for the sequence of amino acids in a protein?
a.messenger RNA
b. transfer RNA
c. ribosomal RNA

What is pseudogene?
a. genes that are only found in Pseudomonas spp.
b. a section of a chromosome that is an imperfect copy of a functional gene
c. genes that are only expressed in cancer cells

What is an exon?
a. A segment of DNA that is coded for a protein
b. The non-coding region of DNA
c. The sequencing of the proteins that are expressed

Splicing errors could lead to _________ being retained in spliced RNA, exons being excised, or changes in the location of the splice site.
a. introns
b. telemrases
c. histones

The Hershey-Chase blender experiment showed that material from bacteriophages that were labeled with radioactive sulfur did not remain with the transduced bacteria when the phage “bodies” were knocked off. What did they conclude from this result?
a. DNA was not the genetic material.
b. Protein was the genetic material.
c. Protein could not be the genetic material.

The four nitrogenous bases in DNA are:
a. cytosine, guanine, adenine, thymine
b. uracil, thymine, cytosine, guanine
c. cytosine, guanine, adenine, uracil

Mendel is referred to as the grandfather of genetics. What did he use as his model organism to show patterns of inheritance?
a. Fruit flies
b. Pea plants
c. Dogs

What is an intron?
a. A segment of DNA that is coded for a protein
b. The sequencing of the proteins that are expressed
c. A segment of DNA that does not code for a gene

What is one way that SNP data is useful?
a. We can utilize exome sequencing faster
b. Treatments can be designed specific to the patient
c. At this time, we do not know enough SNPs to use the data

True or False. If your genome has a SNP that is associated with a disease, you will have that disease at some point in your life.
a. True
b. False

Which of the following nitrogenous bases is not found in DNA?
a. Thymine
b. Cytosine
c. Uracil

What is a SNP?
a. When one base is different in a gene
b. When the significant variations in the genomes of different populations
c. When there is an error in the sequence technique

How many base pairs does the human genome have?
a. About 3 billion
b. About 4 million
c. 46, one copy from each parent

Why can’t the base sequence TGCCGAACTTGAA be translated directly?
a. This is a segment of RNA, not DNA.
b. This is a segment of DNA, not RNA .
c. There are too many bases for a codon.

Which enzyme is responsible for new DNA synthesis?
a. DNA polymerase
b. RNA polymerase
c. topoisomerase

If DNA of a particular species was analyzed and it was found that it contains 27% A nucleobases, what would the percent of C nucleobases be?
a. DNA does not contain, C nucleobases, only RNA does
b. 50%
c. 23%

DNA has two strands in anti-parallel orientation. The sugar-phosphate linkages form a backbone on the outside, and the bases are paired on the inside _________ like rungs on a spiral ladder
a. U with C, and A with T
b. C with T, and A with G
c. A with T, and G with C

Which of the following types of cell division usually leads to genetically identical daughter cells?
a. both meiosis and mitosis
b. Mitosis
c. Meiosis

True or False. The genetic code is the only factor that determines a phenotype.
a. True
b. False

Humans have how many pairs of homologous chromosomes, assuming the sex chromosomes are homologues?
a. 23
b. 46
c. 92

What do Non-coding SNPs do?
a. Change the amount of proteins that are made
b. They do not change the amount of proteins made
c. Alter the folding and heat activation of a protein

Which concept explains why DNA is not always identical in cells after mitosis?
a. gene inheritance
b. gene selection
c. gene mutation

What do Causative SNPs do?
a. Affect the way a protein functions
b. Affect protein formation
c. Expresse the same way in people that are related