Consider the following differences between bacteria and virus:

  1. While ribosomes are present in bacteria, they are absent in virus
  2. While nucleus is present in bacteria, it is absent in virus

   Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates only inside the living cells of other organisms. Bacteria constitute a large domain of prokaryotic microorganisms. While bacteria are unicellular, viruses have no cells.

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