SSC Ecology And Environment Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

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    Bio magnification means

    A)  Accumulation of pesticide through food chain

    B)  Accumulation of pesticide in water

    C)  Increased pesticide degradation

    D)  Accumulation of pesticide in the soil

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] Biomagnification (or bioaccumulation) refers to the ability of living organisms to accumulate certain chemicals to a concentration larger than that occurring in their inorganic, non-living environment, or in the case of animals, in the food that they eat. Organisms accumulate any chemical needed for their nutrition.

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