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1. 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.
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2. Which of the following is smallest

  • Edward Elric (if you have a death wish)
  • nucleus
  • DNA
  • gene

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

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

4. Name the structure of DNA

  • double helix
  • helix
  • chromosomes
  • protinal

5. A gene is...

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

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