Given below are three statements (A-E) each with one or two blanks. Select the option which correctly fills up the blanks.
A. The tropics (between _____I_____) harbour more species than temperate and polar regions.
B. For example, Columbia situated near _____II_____, has about 1400 species of birds, while New York (41°N) has 105 species, Greenland (71°N) has about 56 species and India (in the equator region) has _____III_____ species.
C. The number of species of vascular plants in tropics is about _____IV_____ times more of that of temperate forests.
D. The _____V_____ rain forest in Brazil, South America has the greatest biodiversity on earth.
E. Since the origin of life on earth and evolution, there have been five episodes of mass extinction, but the current rate of extinction (6 mass extinction - due to human activities) is _____VI_____ times faster than them, due to human activities:
(a) I - 0°N to 90°S, II - equator, III - 1200, IV - five, V - Amazonian, VI - 100 - 1000
(b) I - 23.5°N to 23.5°S, II - equator, III - 10000, IV - ten, V - Amazonian, VI - 100 - 1000
(c) I - 23.5°N to 23.5°S, II - equator, III - 1200, IV - ten, V - Amazonian, VI - 100 -1000
(d) I - 23.5°N to 23.5°S, II - equator, III - 1200, IV - ten, V - Amazonian, VI - 100 - 10000