SSC Ecology And Environment Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

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    Minamata disease was-caused due to the consumption of:

    A)  Sea food containing lot of cadmium.

    B)  Fish contaminated with mercury.

    C)  Oysters with lot of pesticide.

    D)  Sea food contaminated with selenium

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] Minamata disease is a neurological syndrome caused by severe mercury poisoning. Minamata disease was first discovered in Minamata city in Kumamoto prefecture, Japan, in 1956. This highly toxic chemical bio accumulated in shellfish and fish in Minamata Bay and the Shiranui Sea

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