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Biology - Chapter 16

Question:

Which of the following statements describes the eukaryotic chromosome?

A) It is composed of DNA alone.

B) The nucleosome is its most basic functional subunit.

C) The number of genes on each chromosome is different in different cell types of an organism.

D) It consists of a single linear molecule of double-stranded DNA.

E) Active transcription occurs on heterochromatin.

Answer:

D) It consists of a single linear molecule of double-stranded DNA.

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Question: Which of the following statements describes the eukaryotic chromosome? A) It is composed of DNA alone. B) The nucleosome is its most basic functional subunit. C) The number of genes on each chromosome is different in different cell types of an organism. D) It consists of a single linear molecule of double-stranded DNA. E) Active transcription occurs on heterochromatin.
Answer: D) It consists of a single linear molecule of double-stranded DNA.