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                Human immuno deficiency virus (HIV) has a protein coat and a genetic material which is: 

    A)                                                                                                                                                                                              single stranded DNA                                         

    B)              single stranded RNA

    C)              double stranded RNA                                      

    D)              double stranded PNA

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

                AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) was first reported in U.S.A in 1981. It is caused by HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). HIV is the member of retroviruses. Later are so named because they contain enzyme revers transcriptase, which mediates the formation of DNA from RNA. The genetic material of HIV is single stranded RNA.

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