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Linnaeus is credited with 


A
Binomial nomenclature
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B
Theory of biogenesis
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C
Discovery of microscope
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D
Discovery of blood circulation
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Solution

The correct option is A Binomial nomenclature
1. Carl Linnaeus, a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, laid the foundations for the modern biological naming scheme of binomial nomenclature. He is known as the father of modern taxonomy and is also considered one of the fathers of modern ecology.
2. The theory of biogenesis was proposed by Louis Pasteur. He proposed that all life originated from pre-existing life. i.e., fishes laid eggs giving rise to more fishes.
3. The first optical microscope was invented by Zacharias Janssen.
4. William Harvey is associated with the discovery of blood circulation.
So, the correct option is 'Binomial nomenclature'.

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