A basket of vegetables contains carrot, potato, radish, and tomato. Which of them represent the correct homologous structures?
Carrot and potato
Carrot and tomato
Radish and carrot
Radish and potato
The correct option is C Radish and carrot Homologous structures are those that are related to common ancestry. Such structures have a common structural plan and are adapted to suit different functional roles. Of the given options, potato is a storage stem, tomato is a fruit (in fact, it is a berry), radish and carrots are roots. Since both radish and carrots are roots, they have similar structural plans and are homologous.