Problem: Which of the following statements regarding extremophiles is FALSE?a. All extremophiles are in the Archaea domain.b. All Archaea are considered extremophiles.c. Extremophiles can survive without oxygen.d. Extremophiles are similar to types of bacteria.e. Extremophiles may have been some of the earliest living organisms on Earth.

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Extremophiles: organisms that live in extreme environments (high or cold temperature, high salinity, etc.)

: includes Archaea, some bacteria, protists, and some multicellular organisms

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Which of the following statements regarding extremophiles is FALSE?

a. All extremophiles are in the Archaea domain.

b. All Archaea are considered extremophiles.

c. Extremophiles can survive without oxygen.

d. Extremophiles are similar to types of bacteria.

e. Extremophiles may have been some of the earliest living organisms on Earth.