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Where in the eukaryotic cell does RNA synthesis occur?
  1. Cytoplasm
  2. Golgi bodies
  3. Nucleus
  4. Endoplasmic reticulum
  5. Mitochondria
Answer: C, Nucleus. DNA is transcribed into RNA inside the nucleus

Key Takeaway: The key point to understand is that while RNA does move in and out of the nucleus, DNA does not. Therefore, for RNA to be synthesized from DNA, it must take place inside the nucleus.
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