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Which of the following are detritivores?
1. Earthworms
2. Jellyfish
3. Millipedes
4. Seahorses
5. Woodlice

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1, 2 and 4 only
(b) 2, 3, 4 and 5 only
(c) 1, 3 and 5 only
(d) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Answer:

C

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Explanation:

Detritivores are organisms that feed on dead and decaying organic matter, playing an important role in the decomposition process. From the given options, earthworms, millipedes, and woodlice are detritivores as they consume dead plant material, leaf litter, and other organic debris. Jellyfish and seahorses are not detritivores as they have different feeding strategies and diets.

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