Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 20, Viruses and Prokaryotes - Standardized Test Prep - Page 599: 8



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Option A is incorrect. Bacteria are not eukaryotes because they do not have nuclei or membrane-bound organelles. Option B is incorrect. Protists are eukaryotes; therefore, bacteria are not protists. Option C is incorrect. Only some bacteria are considered archaea. Option D is correct. All bacteria are considered prokaryotes because they are organisms that have no nuclei or membrane-bound organelles.
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