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Statement 1: Viruses are dead when they are outside the host body.
Statement 2: Viruses do not have a cellular organisation.


  1. Only statement 1 is correct

  2. Both the statements are incorrect

  3. Both the statements are correct

  4. Only statement 2 is correct


Solution

The correct option is C

Both the statements are correct


Viruses are infectious microorganisms which are living only inside a host cell. They are composed of genetic material (DNA or RNA) enclosed within a protein coat called capsid and lack cellular organisation.

Viruses cause many infectious diseases including polio, herpes and the common cold. 
 

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