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Chapter 5

Question:

The difference between the sugar in DNA and the sugar in RNA is that the sugar in DNA

A) is a six-carbon sugar and the sugar in RNA is a five-carbon sugar.

B) can form a double-stranded molecule.

C) has a six-membered ring of carbon and nitrogen atoms.

D) can attach to a phosphate.

E) contains one less oxygen atom.

Answer:
E) contains one less oxygen atom.
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Question: The difference between the sugar in DNA and the sugar in RNA is that the sugar in DNA A) is a six-carbon sugar and the sugar in RNA is a five-carbon sugar. B) can form a double-stranded molecule. C) has a six-membered ring of carbon and nitrogen atoms. D) can attach to a phosphate. E) contains one less oxygen atom.
Answer: E) contains one less oxygen atom.