NEET Biology The Living World Sample Paper Self Evaluation Test - The Living World

  • question_answer Winch of the following shows the correct example of taxonomic category - Genus?

    A) Potato, tomato and brinjal belong to Solanum.

    B) Monkey, gorilla and gibbon are placed in Mammalia.

    C) Solanum, Petunia, and Datura are placed in Solanacea.                              

    D) Mangifera indica, Solanum tuberosum, and Panthera leo.                          

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    Potato, tomato and brinjal are three different species but all belong to the genus Solanum. Genus is an assembly of related species which evolved from a common ancestor and have certain common characters. Solanum is a polytypic genera with more than one species.


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