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Question 1

A polymerase is ?

A. bateria
B. enzyme
C. acid
D. All of the above

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Question 2

Which of the following are used to assemble DNA and RNA molecules?

A. DNA Polymerase
B. RNA Polymerase
C. Both A and B
D. None of the above

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Question 3

A polymerase always template dependent?

A. Yes
B. No
C. Can be yes or no
D. Can not say

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Question 4

Which of the following known to have template independent and template dependent activities?

A. Terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase
B. Poly-A-polymerase
C. Both A and B

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Question 5

RNA dependent DNA polymerase also known as?

A. DNA polymerases
B. RNA polymerases
C. RNA-replicase
D. Reverse transcriptase

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Question 6

Poly-A-polymerase is an example of template independent polymerase.

C. Can be true or false
D. Can not say

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Question 7

Basic classification of polymerases includes how many types?

A. 2
B. 3
C. 4
D. 5

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Question 8

Removal of single stranded portions produced due to exonucleolytic activity and due to polymerase activity are termed as _____________

A. end filling and polishing respectively
B. polishing in both the cases
C. polishing and end filling respectively
D. end filling in both the cases

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Question 9

Thermostable DNA polymerases are very important in PCR. How are they obtained?

A. They are obtained by heating the bacteria manually over high temperatures
B. They are isolated from extremely stable thermophilic bacteria which are often found growing in oceanic vents
C. They are found everywhere in nature
D. They are obtained by genetically modifying the E. coli bacteria with thermal stability property

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Question 10

Template independent polymerases are the enzymes which add nucleotide bases without a template. Which of the following statements is correct with respect to these?

A. They only add a single nucleotide
B. They only add a string of nucleotides and not a single nucleotide
C. Terminal transferase adds a series of nucleotides at the 3’ end
D. Taq polymerase adds a single nucleotide at the 5’ end of the PCR product

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