Question

Match the items given in Column I with those in Column II and select the correct option given below:
Column IColumn II
aHerbariumiIt is a place having a collection of preserved plants and animals.
bKeyiiA list that enumerates methodically all the species found in an area with brief description aiding identification. 
cMuseumiiiIs a place where dried and pressed plant specimens mounted on sheets are kept.
dCatalogue
ivA booklet containing a list of characters and their alternates which are helpful in identification of various taxa.

A

a-ii, b-iv, c-iii, d-i

B

a-i, b-iv, c-iii, d-ii

C

a-iii, b-iv, c-i, d-ii

D

a-iii, b-ii, c-i, d-iv

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Correct option is
C

a-iii, b-iv, c-i, d-ii

a) The herbarium is a tool to study taxonomy. It is a place where dried and pressed plant parts are preserved on a sheet. It gives information of common and botanical name, taxonomy etc. 
b) Key is the taxonomical aid that helps in identification of various taxa on the basis of similarity and dissimilarities.
c) A museum is a place where both animals and plants are preserved for future study. 
d) A catalogue is the list of all species that found in an area with a brief description. It is used for identification of species. Thus, the correct answer is option C.

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