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2. Which of the following is a pairing of bases?

  • Um sorry, I don't ship any bases
  • adenine and guanine
  • adenine and thymine
  • cytosine and thymine

3. A gene is...

  • strands making up DNA
  • a piece of DNA that codes for a protein
  • a coiled molecule with a double helix structure
  • a string of chromosomes

4. Four scientists worked to discover the structure of DNA. Only three, however, recieved a nobel prize whilst alive. Which of these scientists didn't recieve a nobel prize and why?

  • Maurice Wilkins as he died of cancer before the structure of DNA was discovered.
  • James Watson as he wasn't a very well known contributor to the discovery of DNA.
  • Rosalind Franklin as she died of cancer before the structure of DNA was discovered.
  • Francis Crick as he did not actually discover anything about DNA.

5. In DNA there a four bases bonded by weak hydrogen bonds. Which of these isn't a base?

  • Guanine
  • Cysine
  • Thymine
  • Adenine

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