Your mother bought carrot, potato, radish and brinjal. Which of them represent the correct homologus structures ?
  • a)
    Radish and potato
  • b)
    Radish and carrot
  • c)
    Carrot and brinjal
  • d)
    Carrot and potato
Correct answer is option 'B'. Can you explain this answer?

Class 10 Question

2 Answers
Ɱųʂқąи Ɬɧąқųԅ answered Oct 21, 2020
Radish, carrot have a common origin, that is they have common ancestory. The structures which are similar in origin but perform different functions are homologous structures or organs. These all are roots but they also perform same function of storage of food.

Tejram Choudhary answered Apr 08, 2020
Both are modifications of root while potato is a stem modification and brinjal is a fruit.

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