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Take This Quiz On Nucleic Acids!

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1 Question
30 seconds
Q.

A ___________ bond is present in Nucleic acids in a nucleotide.


Monosaccharides

Phosphodiester

Polypeptide

2 Question
30 seconds
Q.

RNA and DNA are nucleic acids.


True

False

3 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Nucleic acids are made up of units of ______ sugar.


Ribose

Pentose

Fructose

4 Question
30 seconds
Q.

The long-chain polymers of nucleotides are called _________.


Phospodiester

Nucleoside

Polynucleotides

5 Question
30 seconds
Q.

This base is not present in DNA.


Guanine

Thymine

Uracil

6 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Name the sugar molecule present in the nucleotide.


Triose

Tetrose

Pentose

7 Question
30 seconds
Q.

________ is a substituted purine as it has two fused rings. 


Adenine

Thymine

Pyrimidine

8 Question
30 seconds
Q.

The attachment between the base and _______ in a nucleotide is through a phosphodiester bond.


Hydrogen

Sugar

Peptide

9 Question
30 seconds
Q.

In nucleotide, _________ is responsible for the formation of bonds in the DNA double helix.


Base

Sugar

Phosphate group

10 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Name the Purine base found in RNA.


Cytosine

Thymine

Guanine

11 Question
30 seconds
Q.

A nucleoside is a pyrimidine or purine base _________ bonded to a sugar.


Ironically

Covalently

Hydrogen

12 Question
30 seconds
Q.

The pyrimidine base contains an amino group at carbon 4 is _________.


Cytosine

Thymine

Uracil

13 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Thymidine can participate in hydrophobic interactions due to its ________ group.


Ethane

Hydrogen

Methyl

14 Question
30 seconds
Q.

The width of the DNA molecule is _____.


15 A°

20 A°

30.4 A

15 Question
30 seconds
Q.

________ is the basic repeating unit of DNA molecule.


Nucleoside

Nucleotide

Histones

16 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Does Genetic mutation occur in DNA?


Yes

No

17 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Expand ATP:


Alkane Triphosphate

Amino Triphosphate

Adenosine Triphosphate

18 Question
30 seconds
Q.

On hydrolysis, RNA does not yield _______ acid.


Amino

Phosphoric

Hydric

19 Question
30 seconds
Q.

DNA is more stable than RNA in alkaline conditions because of the presence of 3'OH.


True

False

20 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Is DNA a polynucleotide?


Yes

No