Under the ideal environmental conditions bacterial cells divide at the rate of division per twenty

A. Second

B. Minutes

C. Hours

D. Days

Answer: Option B

Solution(By Examveda Team)

Bacteria do not grow and multiply the same way as animals or humans. They take in nutrients and reproduce by dividing – one bacteria splits and becomes two bacteria, two become four, four become eight and so on. Under ideal conditions, many types of bacteria can double every 20 minutes.

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