DNA - the genetic material

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1. Oswald Avery, Maclyn McCarty and Colin MacLoad made advancements on Griffith's experiment by determining that ___

  • The substance causing the transfromation of R to virulent S was DNA
  • The offspring of the parents often contained the same genes
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2. Who articulated the existence of genes and the rules governing their transmission from generation to generation

  • Gregor Mendel
  • Frederick Griffiths
  • Colin McLeod

3. The Griffith experiment involved mice with two strains of pneumonia - nonvirulent R and virulent S

  • True
  • False

4. The hepatitis C virus is a ___________ RNA virus

  • Single stranded
  • Double stranded

5. Although the generalisation is that DNA is the genetic material in organisms, the exception lies in _________

  • Viruses as the genetic material is RNA
  • Archaea as the genetic material is RNA


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