Quiz

1. The nucleotide genome consists of the sequence of nucleic acid that encodes genetic information on DNA.

2. What enables scientists to take nucleotide fragments from other DNA and reassemble fragments into a new nucleotide sequence?

(a) Enzyme DNA technology

(b) Enzyme technology

(c) Recombinant DNA technology

(d) Recombinant enzyme technology

3. What is used to cut DNA double-helix strand DNA along the exterior of the strand?

(a) Overhang

(b) Restriction enzymes

(c) Restriction fragment

(d) Recognition sequence

4. What is the particular nucleotide sequence of a double-helical segment called?

(a) Overhang

(b) Restriction enzymes

(c) Restriction fragment

(d) Recognition sequence

5. What is the end of the cut of a double-helical segment called?

(a) Overhang

(b) Restriction enzymes

(c) Restriction fragment

(d) Recognition sequence

6. What results when two incisions are made in a double-helical segment?

(a) Overhang

(b) Restriction enzymes

(c) Restriction fragment

(d) Recognition sequence

7. The four nucleotides are adenine (A), cytosine (C), guanine (G) and thymine (T).

8. What is another name for a restriction enzyme?

(a) Vector

(b) Plasmid

(c) Restriction endonucleases

(d) Agarose gel

9. The Southern blotting technique is used for detecting specific restriction fragments.

10. Scientists synthesize fragments of DNA and RNA using a process known as polymerase chain reaction (PCR).

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