Biology Multiple Choice Question

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Principles of Human Physiology, 4e (Stanfield)
Chapter 2 The Cell: Structure and Function
2.1 Multiple Choice Questions
Figure 2.1
Using Figure 2.1, answer the following questions:
1) Which of the following nucleotide sequences accurately reflects the mRNA that would be produced from the double-stranded DNA pictured in Figure 2.1?
Answer: C
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2) Based upon the number of nucleotides, how many amino acids will be formed from the DNA strand shown in Figure 2.1?
A) 2
B) 3
C) 5
D) 7
E) 50
Answer: C
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3) In Figure 2.1, ________ between complementary bases hold the two strands
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A) NaCl
B) cholesterol
C) C6H14
D) triglyceride
E) fatty acid
Answer: A
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13) Each of the following statements concerning hydrogen bonds is true except one. Identify the exception. A) Hydrogen bonds are strong attractive forces between hydrogen atoms and negatively charged atoms. B) Hydrogen bonds can occur within a single molecule.
C) Hydrogen bonds can form between neighboring molecules.
D) Hydrogen bonds are important forces for tertiary structure of proteins.
E) Hydrogen bonds are responsible for many of the unique properties of water.
Answer: A
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14) ________ are molecules that contain primarily carbons and hydrogens linked together by nonpolar covalent bonds.
A) Lipids
B) Carbohydrates
C) Proteins
D) Nucleotides
E) Polysaccharides
Answer: A
Diff: 4 Page Ref: 21
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15) ________ are molecules composed of a glycerol and three fatty acids.
A) Phospholipids
B) Saturated fatty acids
C) Eicosanoids
D) Steroids
E) Triglycerides
Answer: E
Diff: 3 Page Ref: 21
16) A fatty acid that contains three double bonds in its carbon chain is said to be ________.
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