Biochemistry - Protein Synthesis

Exercise :: Protein Synthesis - Section 1

  • Protein Synthesis - Section 1
26. 

The first step in translation is

A. binding of the two ribosomal subunits to each other
B. binding of mRNA to the two ribosomal subunits
C. binding of tRNA to the small ribosomal subunit
D. binding of mRNA to the small ribosomal subunit

Answer: Option D

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27. 

Which of the following amino acid starts all proteins synthesis?

A. Glycine
B. Proline
C. Thymine
D. Methionine

Answer: Option D

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28. 

The growing polypeptide chain is released from the ribosomes when

A. a chain terminating codon is reached
B. a chain terminating tRNA binds to the ribosome
C. the 7-methyl guanosine cap is reached
D. the poly A tail is reached

Answer: Option A

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29. 

Which of the following RNAs bind to an amino acid?

A. mRNA
B. tRNA
C. rRNA
D. hnRNA

Answer: Option B

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30. 

How many bases of nucleic acid determine a single amino acid?

A. Four
B. One
C. Two
D. Three

Answer: Option D

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