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Unlike the 23 pairs of chromosomes in human cells, chimpanzees have 24 pairs of chromosomes.

(a) True

(b) False

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Correct option is (a) True

To elaborate: Translocations have been proved to be important evolutionary agents. The 24 pairs of chromosomes present in chimpanzees, gorillas, and orangutans reveal striking similarity with the 23 pairs of chromosomes present in human cells.

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