An example of homologous organs is

(a) our arm and a dog’s fore-leg.

(b) our teeth and an elephant’s tusks.

(c) potato and runners of grass.

(d) all of the above.



Homologous organs are the organs that have the same structural plan and origin but have different functions.

Checking the options

  • (a) our arm and a dog’s fore-leg - They are homologous organs.
  • (b) our teeth and an elephant’s tusks - They are homologous organs.
  • (c) potato and runners of grass - They are homologous organs.
  • (d) all of the above.

So, the correct answer is (d).

Go Ad-free
Maninder Singh's photo - Co-founder, Teachoo

Made by

Maninder Singh

CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 14 years and a teacher from the past 18 years. He teaches Science, Economics, Accounting and English at Teachoo