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Polymerase Chain Reaction (Quiz 2)

View the animation below, then complete the quiz to test your knowledge of the concept.






1Which of the following hybridize with the ends of the gene to be amplified?
A)Taq polymerase
B)deoxyribonucleotides
C)ribonucleotides
D)DNA molecules
E)DNA primers



2After heating and cooling the mixture, which of the following synthesizes the complementary strands of DNA?
A)Taq polymerase
B)deoxyribonucleotides
C)ribonucleotides
D)DNA molecules
E)DNA primers



3This new complementary strand of DNA is constructed of which of the following?
A)Taq polymerase
B)deoxyribonucleotides
C)ribonucleotides
D)DNA molecules
E)DNA primers



4The polymerase chain reaction is a method for making copies of small amounts of several segments of DNA.
A)True
B)False



5By running the polymerase chain reaction overnight for twenty-one cycles, a single segment of DNA can be amplified to around a thousand copies.
A)True
B)False







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