Microbial Genetics – Section 1

6. What is the range of minimum set of genes required for life?

A. 50-100 genes
B. 250-350 genes
C. 1000-1500 genes
D. 1500-2000 genes

Correct Answer: B. 250-350 genes

7. The flow of genetic material in microbial cells usually takes place from

A. RNA through DNA to proteins
B. proteins through RNA to DNA
C. DNA through RNA to proteins
D. none of these

Correct Answer: C. DNA through RNA to proteins

8. Which of the following is used for determining the location of specific genes within the genome?

A. Genomics
B. Annotation
C. Cloning
D. Proteomics

Correct Answer: B. Annotation

9. Proteomics is

A. the study of algal genomes
B. a branch of quantum physics dealing with proteins
C. the study of formation of lipo-protein in animals
D. the study of the entire collection of proteins expressed by an organism

Correct Answer: D. the study of the entire collection of proteins expressed by an organism

10. Which of the following is concerned with the management and analysis of biological data using computers?

A. Bio-physics
B. Bioinformatics
C. Genomics
D. Biomechanics

Correct Answer: B. Bioinformatics

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