Class 10 Science Biology How do Organisms Reproduce?



Read the following statements about reproduction and select the incorrect one.
(a)
It is a biological process in which an organism gives rise to young ones
(b)
It enables the continuity of the species
(c)
It produces genetic variations in organisms
(d)
It maintains populations of the young and adult persons only
Correct answer: (d) 
Solution: 
  • Reproduction is a biological process in which an organism gives rise to young ones. It is a fundamental feature of all known life. Reproduction enables the continuity of the species and produces genetic variations in organisms. 
  • Reproduction not only maintains populations of the young and adult persons but also that of older adults.
  • Reproduction is a key process that determines the distribution of people of various ages in a population, called age structure.
  • So the correct option is D.

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