. If Darwins theory of pangenesis shows similarity with theory of inheritance
of acquired characters then what shall be correct according to it?
a. Useful organs become strong and developed while useless organs become extinct. These organs help in struggle for survival
b. Size of organs increase with ageing
c. Development of organs is due to will power
d. There should be some physical basis of inheritance
Answer ||| (c)
Solution ||| According to both the views, ‘something’ is passed from parent to offspring, which causes development of specific character, i.e. all that has been acquired by the organism during its lifetime is preserved by generation and transmitted to offsprings in form of pangenes or gemmules.