Which of the following is the largest Archipelago of the world?

A. Madagascar Islands
B. Malay Archipelago
C. Guayaneco Archipelago
D. Hawaiian Archipelago

Answer

Correct Answer: B. Malay Archipelago

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The Malay Archipelago is the largest archipelago by area and fourth by the number of islands in the world. It comprises over 25,000 islands. It is situated between the Indian and the Pacific Ocean and between mainland Indochina and Australia. It includes Brunei, East Malaysia, East Timor, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and the Philippines. This location is also termed Maritime Southeast Asia.

In a majority of flowering plants, out of the four megaspores, what is the ratio of functional and degenerate megaspores?

A. 2:2
B. 1:3
C. 4:1
D. 3:1

Answer

Correct Answer: B. 1:3

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At least one of the spores develop into haploid female gametophytes thus making the ratio of functional and degenerate megaspores is 1:3. Out of the four, three megaspores degenrate.