Human nutrition/Quiz

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Human nutrition is a lecture, part of the gene transcription series.

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Quiz[edit]







  

1

Yes or No, Vitamin A can be synthesized from certain substances in plant foods: beta-carotene, and other carotenoids.

Yes
No

2

True or False, Once human teeth grow in, each human has these for life.

TRUE
FALSE

3

Yes or No, Vitamin E is an important antioxidant for within cells.

Yes
No

4

True or False, Vitamin K is produced by symbiotic bacteria in the human digestive system.

TRUE
FALSE

5

Yes or No, Organic geochemistry involves the study of the role of processes and compounds that are derived from living or once-living organisms.

Yes
No

6

Yes or No, Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a polymer composed of nucleic acids linked together by a sugar-phosphate backbone.

Yes
No

7

True or False, Human DNA is made with deoxyxylonucleic acid.

TRUE
FALSE

8

Yes or No, Any of a class of inorganic polymers containing linked phosphate groups, or more than five linked phosphoric acids, is called a polyphosphate, or polyphosphoric acid.

Yes
No

9

Yes or No, An orthophosphoric acid molecule can dissociate up to three times, giving up an H+ each time, which typically combines with a water molecule, H2O.

Yes
No

10

Yes or No, Phosphate biochemistry is the study of phosphate chemical processes within, and relating to, living organisms.

Yes
No

11

True or False, The polyphosphate, sugar chains are the backbone of DNA.

TRUE
FALSE

12

Yes or No, Agriculture is the science, art, or practice of farming, including cultivation of the soil for the growing of crops and the rearing of animals to provide food, wool, and other products.

Yes
No

13

True or False, Wheat is a vegetable crop.

TRUE
FALSE

14

Yes or No, A protein is one or more polypeptides held together by peptide bonds.

Yes
No

15

True or False, Only bacteria and similar microorganisms are capable of synthesizing vitamin B12.

TRUE
FALSE

16

True or False, Arable land is land used or suitable for growing crops.

TRUE
FALSE

17

Several promoter elements have been previously identified in eukaryotes, but those cannot account for transcription from most RNA polymerase II-transcribed

18

Yes or No, The goal of precision farming is to improve farmers’ profits and harvest yields while reducing the negative impacts of farming on the environment that come from over-application of chemicals.

Yes
No

19

Yes or No, The science of utilizing plants, animals and soils for food, fuel, feed, and fiber and more is called agronomy.

Yes
No

20

True or False, The purpose of agriculture is to describe natural processes or phenomena for the first time.

TRUE
FALSE

21

Yes or No, Let the symbols AMP, CMP, GMP, NMP, and UMP stand for adenosine monophosphate, cytidine monophosphate, guanosine monophosphate, nucleotide monophosphate, and uridine monophosphate, respectively.

Yes
No

22

True or False, If there are sufficient amino acids present, there will be plenty of life.

TRUE
FALSE

23

Yes or No, Phosphates are the naturally occurring form of the element phosphorus, found in many phosphate minerals.

Yes
No

24

True or False, Horticulture does not involve agriculture.

TRUE
FALSE

25

Yes or No, The science or practice of planting, managing, and caring for forests is called forestry.

Yes
No

26

Yes or No, Any naturally occurring complex combination of amino acids that contains at least the elements: carbon (C), hydrogen (H), nitrogen (N), and oxygen (O) are called proteins.

Yes
No

27

True or False, Any protein is located in the proximal promoter.

TRUE
FALSE

28

Which of the following is not a transcriptional characteristic of a protein?

located between nucleotides -8 and +2 relative to the transcriptional start site (+1)
G/A/T-G/C+1-G-T/C-G-G-G/A-A-G/C
in eukaryotes
TATA-less genes
a consensus sequence

29

True or False, A difference between a protein and a polypeptide is that a protein may contain nitrogen.

TRUE
FALSE

30

Which of the following are phenomena associated with any protein?

transcription of A1BG
directs activator-dependent but TFIID-independent transcription
TATA box-less promoters
initiator element
mediator dependence
core promoter

31

True or False, Proteins are found in the promoter regions of about 1% of human genes.

TRUE
FALSE

32

Complete the text:

A short or

realization of a certain

or idea to

a treatment's feasibility for proteins is called a proof of

.


Hypotheses[edit]

  1. Proteins differ from polypeptides by having additional elements such as nitrogen, phosphorus, zinc, and others.
  2. Humans must eat some animal protein.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

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