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Study the Following Statements - Science

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Study the following statements:-

I. Wings of birds and wings of bats are homologous organs.

II. Wings of birds and wings of insects are modified forelimbs.

III. Wings of birds and wings of insects are analogous organs.

IV. Wings of birds and forelimbs of horse are homologous organs.

The correct statements are

(A) I and II

(B) II and III

(C) III and IV

(D) I and IV

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Solution

The correct statements are III and IV.

III. Wings of birds and wings of insects are analogous organs as they have different structures but perform the same function.

IV. Wings of bird and forelimbs of horse are homologous organs as they have same structure but perform different functions.

Thus, the correct option is C.

Concept: Evidence of Organic Evolution
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