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MCQ on Biological Databases

They are databases comprised of biological information such as molecular structure, DNA sequencing, DNA sequences, and other data in an organized format.

MCQ on Bioinformatics Database

1. Margaret Dayhoff was the first to create a protein sequence database, called

a. SWISS PROT

b. PDB

c. Atlas of protein sequence and structure

d. Protein sequence databank

2. An entry in a database is referred to?

a. Entry

b. File

c. Record

d. Ticket

3. Literature databases include

a. MEDLINE and PubMED

b. MEDLINE and PDB

c. PubMED and PDB

d. MEDLINE and PDS

4. FlyBase is a

a. Biodiversity database

b. Model organism database

c. Literature database

d. Bimolecular database

5. Which of the following is a database of E.coli model organisms?

a. EcoGene

b. EcoBase

c. EcoSeq

d. ColGene

6. Which of the following is a database of protein sequences?

a. DDBJ

b. EMBL

c. GenBank

d. PIR

7. The nucleic acid sequence database, GenBank, is maintained by

a. Brookhaven laboratory

b. DNA database of Japan (DDBJ)

c. European Molecular Biology laboratory (EMBL)

d. National Centre for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)

8. GenBank submissions are made via

a. BankIt and Sequin

b. BankIt and BankIn

c. Sequin and BankIn

d. Entrez

9. STAG is maintained by

a. Brookhaven laboratory

b. DNA database of Japan (DDBJ)

c. European Molecular Biology laboratory (EMBL)

d. National Centre for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)

10. A complete database for human genetics and molecular biology research is?

a. PDB

b. STAG

c. OMIM

d. PSD

11. Excluding one, databases listed below are protein sequence databases?

a. PIR

b. PSD

c. SWISS PROT

d. EMBL

12. NCBI GenBank’s information retrieval tool is?

a. Entrez

b. STAG

c. SeqIn

d. Text search

13. The first secondary database developed was?

a. PRINTS

b. PROSITE

c. PDB

d. PIR

14. Which of the following is an example of a sequence alignment tool?

a. BLAST

b. PRINT

c. PROSITE

d. PIR

15. MAtDB is a database of model organisms for?

a. Mouse

b. Human

c. E.coli

d. Arabidopsis

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