Category : Genetics

The Genetic Code Trivia Quiz

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Questions & Options


1. Who first deciphered the triplet codons of cysteine and valine?

49274 Nirenberg
49275 Mathaei
49276 Khurana
49277 Bhargav

2. Genetic code always read from.......

49278 3'-5'
49279 5'-3'
49280 Both of these
49281 None of these

3. Which of the following are terminating codons?

49282 UAA
49283 UAG
49284 UGA
49285 All of these

4. What is the other name of nonsense codons?

49286 Punctuation codons
49287 Selfish codons
49288 Both of these
49289 None of these

5. In Paramecium UAA and UGA codes for.......

49290 Methionine
49291 Valine
49292 Glutamine
49293 Tryptophan

6. In mycoplasma and yeast UGA codes for.........

49294 Methionine
49295 Valine
49296 Glutamine
49297 Tryptophan

7. A genetic codon is but in,............ AGG and AGA act as stop signals otherwise the code for arginine.

49298 DNA
49299 Protoplasm
49300 Mitochondria
49301 Ribosome

8. Out of 64 triplets, how many codes for a different amino acids?

49302 60
49303 61
49304 62
49305 63
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