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Biological Databases Multiple Choice Questions

Biological databases multiple choice questions can help students evaluate their knowledge of concepts in bioinformatics. Answers are also given to help you remember. Try our MCQ on biological databases to see if you can get all the answers right for the database MCQ questions below.

Biological databases are databases that contain organised biological data such as protein sequencing, molecular structure, DNA sequences, and so on. 

MCQ on Biological Databases

1. Information of all known nucleotide and protein sequences are available on

a) EMBL

b) DDBT

c) NCBI’s Gene Bank

d) All of these

2. GenBank and SWISSPORT are example of

a) Primary database

b) Secondary database

c) Composite database

d) None of these

3. SCOP is

a) It is primary database

b) It is nucleotide sequence database

c) SCOP database is a hierarchical classification of protein 2D domain structures

d) Structural database, which identity structural and evolutionary relationships

4. PDB is

a) Primary database for macromolecules

b) Can be determined by gel electrophoresis

c) Composite database

d) Database for three dimensional structure of biological macromolecule

5. Which of the following is a protein structure database?

a) GenBank

b) Swiss-Prot

c) DDBJ

d) PDB

6. Which of the following is the first biological database?

a) GenBank

b) DDBJ

c) Atlas of Protein sequence and structure

d) OMIM

7. GenBank is maintained by

a) EBI

b) NIG

c) NCBI

d) SIB

8. All are nucleotide sequence databases except

a) SwissProt

b) EMBL

c) DDBJ

d) GenBank

9. BankIt and Sequin are sequence submission tools in

a) DDBJ

b) PDB

c) GenBank

d) EMBL

10. STAG is a text based search centre of

a) DDBJ

b) GenBank

c) PIR

d) EMBL

11. Which of of the following is the search and retrieval tool of NCBI

a) SAKURA

b) SRS

c) Seqin

d) Entrez

12. Which of the following is a metabolic database?

a) PIR

b) PDB

c) KEGG

d) OMIM

13. Which is the sequence submission system in EMBL

a) Entrez

b) Webin

c) Sakura

d) Seqin

14. Nucleotide sequence submission system is a submission tools of?

a) GenBank

b) DDBJ

c) EMBL

d) UniProt

15. The databases Genbank, EMBL and DDBJ are updated daily.

a) True

b) False

Answers

  1. All of these
  2. Primary database
  3. Structural database, which identity structural and evolutionary relationships
  4. Primary database for macromolecules
  5. PDB
  6. Atlas of Protein sequence and structure
  7.  NCBI
  8. SwissProt
  9. GenBank
  10. DDBJ
  11. Entrez
  12. KEGG
  13. Webin
  14.  DDBJ
  15. True

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Biological Databases Multiple Choice Questions