SAT II Biology E : Nucleic Acids

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for SAT II Biology E

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Nucleic Acids

Nucleic acids carry the information of what your cells will do. An example of a nucleic acid would be which of the following?

Possible Answers:

Carbon 

RNA

Cellulose

Asparagine

Correct answer:

RNA

Explanation:

Examples of nucleic acids include DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) and RNA (ribonucleic acid). Because DNA is not an answer choice, we know that the correct answer in this problem must be RNA. Cellulose is a carbohydrate, asparagine is an amino acid, and carbon is an element. 

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