Origins of Life Quiz

  1. Why are Miller and Urey remembered today?
  2. One of the hallmarks of life is organization. Living things are organized. For the amino acids and organic molecules available on the early Earth, a fundamental problem remains. What solution to this problem is proposed in your readings?
  3. Chirality is describes as the "handedness" of an organic compounds. What does that mean?
  4. What other organelles contain DNA besides the nucleus?