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Respiratory organs present in insects are ________.

A
Lungs
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B
Tracheae
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C
Skin
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D
Gills
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Solution

The correct option is B Tracheae
The respiratory system of insects is called tracheae. They have tiny openings called spiracles on the side of their body. These spiracles are connected to a network of tubes called tracheae that help in gaseous exchange.
A. Lungs are found in amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.
B. Tracheae are found in insects.
C. Respiration through skin occurs in some amphibians like frogs and is annelids like the earthworm.
D. Gills are found in fish and larvae of frogs.
Hence, the correct answer is 'B'.

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