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. Post transcriptional modification to the 3'-end of eukaryotic mRNAs

2. Features of eukaryotic mRNAs

3. Why do pre-mRNAs get smaller during RNA processing?

4. Self-catalytic RNAs

5. DNA-DNA renaturation and DNA-RNA hybridization

6. Interpreting a pre-mRNA splicing diagram

7. Promoters

8. Protein coding sequences

9. Hybridization of mRNA with the DNA coding strand

10. Regulating mRNA synthesis

11. Features of hnRNA

12. Features of nuclear RNA processing

13. Information transfer to the cytoplasm

This resource is part of the Biology Links for One Laptop Per Child course which contains units on Exploring Life; The Cell; Genetics; Mechanisms of Evolution; The Evolutionary History of Biological Diversity; Plant Form and Function; Animal Form and Function; Ecology; and Astrobiology.

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