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Which among the following is not the function of testes at puberty?

(i) Formation of germ cells

(ii) Secretion of testosterone

(iii) Development of placenta

(iv) Secretion of estrogen

(a) (i) and (ii)

(b) (ii) and (iii)

(c) (iii) and (iv)

(d) (i) and (iv)

 

Answer:

Functions of testes in male reproductive system are:

  • To produce male sex cells called sperms.
  • To secrete male sex hormone called testosterone.

Checking the options:

  • (i) Formation of germ cells - It is a function of testes at puberty.
  • (ii) Secretion of testosterone - It is a function of testes at puberty.  
  • (iii) Development of placenta - It is a function of the female reproductive system. 
  • (iv) Secretion of oestrogen - It is a function of the female reproductive system. 

Options (iii) and (iv) are not functions of testes at puberty.

So, the correct answer is (c).

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