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1

T/F: archaea are single-celled organisms that lack a nucleus and membrane-bound organelles

true

2

methane generators

methanogens

3

salt lovers

extreme halophiles

4

heat lovers

extreme thermophiles

5

methanogens are responsible for the methane gas produced in the intestine of animals and for producing -- in wetlands

swamp gas

6

extremophiles can be found in hot springs and -- where the water can reach as high as 80 degrees C

hydrothermal vents

7

extremophiles can also thrive in a range of --

pH values