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Which of the following statements are correct about prokaryotic genetic material (DNA)?

I. DNA is naked, that is without histones

II. DNA is usually circular/single chromosome

III. Outside the genomic DNA, small circular DNA is also present in many bacteria

IV. The smallest DNA are called plasmids

a)

I and II

b)

I and III

c)

Only I

d)

I, II, III and IV


Question ID - 2653 | Toppr Answer

Which of the following statements are correct about prokaryotic genetic material (DNA)?

I. DNA is naked, that is without histones

II. DNA is usually circular/single chromosome

III. Outside the genomic DNA, small circular DNA is also present in many bacteria

IV. The smallest DNA are called plasmids

a)

I and II

b)

I and III

c)

Only I

d)

I, II, III and IV

1 Answer - 5876 Votes

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Answer Key : (b) -

(b)

In prokaryotic cell, DNA is naked, that is, without histones. DNA is usually circular. In addition to the genomic DNA, many bacteria have small circular DNA outside the genomic DNA. These are called plasmids



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