UPSC Ecology And Environment Environment Question Bank Environment Management

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    Thermal power plants in India have been warned for releasing which of the following pollutants?

    A) Sulphur Dioxide 

    B) Nitrogen Oxide

    C) Mercury            

    D) all the above

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    Thermal power plants in India release Sulphur Dioxide, Nitrogen Oxide and Mercury as pollutants. These substances pollutes air and water causing health problems for humans and other organisms. Sulphur Dioxide cause acid rain which corrodes monuments and other buildings. Nitrogen Oxide is toxic to many organisms. Mercury when consumed causes disease called Minamata.

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