Select the Analogous Structures from the Combination Given Below - Biology

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(a) Select the analogous structures from the combination given below:

(i) Forelimbs of whales and bats

(ii) Eyes of octopus and mammals

(iii) Tuber of sweet potato and potato

(iv) Tuber of Bougainvillea and tendrils of Cucurbita

(b) State the kind of evolution they represent

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Solution

(a) The combinations with analogous structures are
i. Eyes of octopus and mammals.
ii. Tubers of sweet potato and potato.

(b) These analogous structures represent convergent evolution.

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