Protein Synthesis

1. RNA contains which bases

  • adenine, guanine, cytosine, uracil
  • thymine, adenine, guanine, cytosine, uracil
  • adenine, guanine, cytosine, thymine
  • adenine, guanine, thymine, uracil
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2. How many strands does RNA have?

  • 1
  • 4
  • 2
  • 3

3. During translation, the ____ site within the ribosome hold the growing amino acid chain while the ____ site holds the next amino acid to be added to the chain.

  • P, A
  • A, P
  • A, B
  • B, A

4. the first mRNA codon to specify an amino acid is always ("start")

  • UAA
  • TAC
  • AUG
  • UAG

5. which of these statements is false:

  • The genetic code is overlapping
  • degenerate codons specify the same amino acids
  • the genetic code in universal
  • the genetic code is triplet

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