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Assertion (A): Human evolution is an example of progressive evolution.

Reason (R): Tapeworms are the result of retrogressive evolution.

Option: 1

Both, A and R, are correct and R explains A

Option: 2

Both, A and R, are correct but R not explains A

Option: 3

A is correct but R is wrong


Option: 4

A is wrong but R is correct

Answers (1)


Progressive evolution is the development of more intricate specialized organisms from easy and less detailed forms. Examples: amphibians evolved from fish-like predecessors. Retrogressive evolution is the development of easy and less intricate forms from more difficult and specialized ones.  Example: evolution of tapeworm.

Option b is the correct answer.

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