Nucleic Acids Problem Set

Learn the basics about nucleic acids, how they form base pairs, and undergo replication and translation, as well as the methods and findings of some of the classic experiments in this area.

Instructions: The following problems have multiple choice answers. Correct answers are reinforced with a brief explanation. Incorrect answers are linked to tutorials to help solve the problem.
  1. DNA, the genetic material
  2. Meselson-Stahl, semiconservative replication
  3. DNA replication I
  4. DNA replication II
  5. DNA replication III
  6. Meselson-Stahl, second generation
  7. DNA transformation
  8. DNA base pairing
  9. RNA
  10. Translation
  11. mRNA and translation I
  12. Initiation and translation
  13. mRNA and translation II
  14. Codon-anticodon base pairing
  15. Transcription

The Biology Project
University of Arizona
Wednesday, October 9, 1996
Contact the Development Team
All contents copyright © 1996. All rights reserved.