Biochemistry - Protein Synthesis

Exercise :: Protein Synthesis - Section 1

  • Protein Synthesis - Section 1
6. 

Amino acids are joined together into a protein chain by which of the following?

A. Transfer RNA
B. DNA polymerase
C. Hydrogen bonds
D. Messenger RNA

Answer: Option A

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7. 

Phosphorus is taken up by the cell during the process of

A. carbohydrate synthesis.
B. protein synthesis,
C. lipid synthesis.
D. ATP synthesis.

Answer: Option D

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8. 

Protein synthesis rates in prokaryotes are limited by the rate of mRNA synthesis. If RNA synthesis occurs at the rate of 50 nucleotides/sec, then rate of protein synthesis occurs at

A. 10 amino acids/sec
B. 17 amino acids/sec
C. 25 amino acids/sec
D. 50 amino acids/sec

Answer: Option B

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9. 

The site of protein synthesis is

A. Ribosome
B. Nucleus
C. Endoplasmic reticulum
D. Chromosome

Answer: Option A

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10. 

The structure in a bacterium that indicates an active site for protein synthesis is

A. a chromosome.
B. a cell membrane,
C. a flagellum.
D. a polysome.

Answer: Option D

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