Q. With reference to Naegleria fowleri (brain eating amoeba) consider the following statements:
1.It is a single-celled organism that can infect humans.
2.It lives in soil and warm fresh water such as lakes and hot springs..
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: C
Notes:

Statement 1 and 2 are correct. Naegleria fowleri is a single-celled organism and can infect humans. It lives in soil and warm fresh water such as lakes and hot springs.

Source: The Indian Express