Which of the following statements is incorrect regarding various infectious agents?

A) Prions consist of abnormally folded proteins.

B) Viroids lack a protein coat.

C) Viruses are obligate parasites.

D) Infective constituent in viruses is the protein coat.

Answer: D) Infective constituent in viruses is the protein coat.

Explanation: It is the DNA or RNA of viruses that are the infective constituent and not the protein.

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