Check sibling questions

Which of the following statements are true for flowers?

(i) Flowers are always bisexual.

(ii) They are the sexual reproductive organs.

(iii) They are produced in all groups of plants.

(iv) After fertilisation they give rise to fruits.

(a) (i) and (iv)

(b) (ii) and (iii)

(c) (i) and (iii)

(d) (ii) and (iv)

 

Answer:

In flowering plants, 

  • the flowers carry the sexual reproductive organs of the plant. 
  • Some flowers are bisexual whereas some are unisexual. 
  • After fertilization, flowers give rise to fruits.

Checking the options:

  • (i) Flowers are always bisexual - Not true.
  • (ii) They are the sexual reproductive organs - This is true. 
  • (iii) They are produced in all groups of plants - Not true.
  • (iv) After fertilization they give rise to fruits - This is true.

Since options (ii) and (iv) are correct.

So, the correct answer is (d).

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