SSC General Science & Technology Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-1

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    The mammal that lays eggs is:

    A)  Opossum

    B)  duck-billed-platypus

    C)  Otter

    D)  Kangaroo

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] The platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus), also known as the duck-billed platypus, is a semiaquatic egg-laying mammal endemic to eastern Australia, including Tasmania. Together with the four species of echidna, it is one of the five extant species of monotremes, the only mammals that lay eggs instead of giving birth.

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