SSC General Science & Technology Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-2

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    On a hot sultry afternoon, a fat person sweats far more profusely than a lean one of the some height. This is due to:

    A)  The presence of more sweat pores depending upon greater surface area in a fat person

    B)  increase in the size of pores on the skin depending upon greater pressure exerted by sweat

    C)  Increased rate of fat metabolism

    D)  Greater surface area in a lean person and, therefore, increased rate of evaporation of sweat formed

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] Overweight people sweat more profusely than normal-weight individuals because fat acts as an insulator that raises core temperature.

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