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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.

 

Answer:

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).

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