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Question 1

A) What is the term for a section of a DNA molecule that codes for proteins?(1 point)

chromosome

cytosine

gene

deoxyribose

Question 2
A) Eukaryotic chromosomes tend to be much larger than prokaryotic chromosomes. In order to package these large chromosomes into the nucleus, which family of proteins are used by the cell?(1 point)

DNA polymerases

transcription factors

RNA polymerases

histones

Question 3
A) Which of the following choices correctly compares prokaryotic and eukaryotic chromosomes?(1 point)

Prokaryotic chromosomes are typically much larger than eukaryotic ones.

Prokaryotes tend to only have one chromosome while eukaryotes have many.

Prokaryotic chromosomes are wrapped into structures called nucleosomes.
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Prokaryotic chromosomes are linear while eukaryotic chromosomes are circular.

Question 4
A) Which answer choice below correctly describes the structure of DNA?(1 point)

A sugar-phosphate backbone with nitrogen bases in the middle forming a double helix.

Nitrogen bases on the outside with sugar-phosphate in the middle of a double helix.

Sugar-phosphate backbone with nitrogen bases coming off a single helix.

Sugar-nitrogen base backbone with phosphates in the middle forming a double helix.

Question 5
A) Chromosomes in eukaryotes are made of DNA wrapped around proteins. What is the combination of DNA and protein called?(1 point)

genes

histones

chromatin

nucleosomes

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  2. 1.What is the term for a section of a DNA molecule that codes for proteins?(1 point)
    -gene

    2.Eukaryotic chromosomes tend to be much larger than prokaryotic chromosomes. In order to package these large chromosomes into the nucleus, which family of proteins are used by the cell?(1 point)
    -histones

    3.Which of the following choices correctly compares prokaryotic and eukaryotic chromosomes?
    -Prokaryotes tend to only have one chromosome while eukaryotes have many.

    4.Which answer choice below correctly describes the structure of DNA?
    -A sugar-phosphate backbone with nitrogen bases in the middle forming a double helix.

    5.Chromosomes in eukaryotes are made of DNA wrapped around proteins. What is the combination of DNA and protein called?
    -chromatin

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  6. Thank you home work helper! All Correct!!

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