Identify the sequence of list II with respect to list I.
Theory of spontaneous generation
Theory of catastrophism
A- (IV), B- (II), C- (I), D- (III)
A- (II), B- (IV), C- (I), D- (III)
A- (III), B- (II), C- (IV), D- (I)
A- (IV), B- (I), C- (II), D- (III)
The correct option is A A- (IV), B- (II), C- (I), D- (III) According to cosmozoic theory, life has reached this planet Earth from other heavenly bodies such as meteorites, in the form of highly resistance spores of some organisms.This idea was proposed by Richter in 1865 and supported by Arrhenius (1908).
The theory of biogenesis claims that living things could only arise from living things which is proposes by Thales.
Theory of spontaneous generation was proposed by Aristotle. This theory states that life could arise from inanimate matter.
Catastrophism was a theory developed by Georges Cuvier, it is the idea that many of Earth's crustal features (strata layers, erosion, polystrate fossils, etc) formed as a result of past cataclysmic activity. Therefore correct combination is A- 4, B- 2, C- 1, D- 3.