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Stages of Transcription

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1Which of the following best describes transcription?
A)DNA -> DNA
B)DNA -> RNA
C)DNA -> Protein
D)RNA -> DNA
E)RNA -> Protein



2The enzyme that accomplishes transcription is termed
A)DNA polymerase.
B)RNA polymerase.
C)DNA ligase.
D)RNA ligase.
E)RNA replicase.



3The transcription enzyme first attaches to the ________ of the gene.
A)coding region
B)promoter
C)operator
D)regulator
E)initiator



4The terminator of a gene is located upstream of the coding region.
A)True
B)False



5Initial attachment of the transcription enzyme to the gene, results in a structure termed the closed complex.
A)True
B)False







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