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The alleles are

  1. A pair of genes governing a specific character such as tallness or dwarfness
  2. Genes which are inactive
  3. Genes governing eye characters
  4. Genes present in allosomes
Correct Answer: Option(a)
Solution: An allele is a pair of genes located on the same locus of the homologous chromosome. Alleles can be dominant or recessive of the same character, for example, tall & dwarf, round seed & wrinkled seed, green & yellow etc. So the correct answer is "A pair of genes governing a specific character such as tallness or dwarfness".
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