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Leachate containing mercury causes _________ in humans in case of long term exposure.

(a) Anorexia

(b) Tremor

(c) Anaemia

(d) Renal failure

I have been asked this question in an online interview.

This intriguing question comes from Groundwater Contamination in chapter Regulation of E-waste, Groundwater Contamination & Injection Well Disposal of Hazardous Waste Management

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Correct option is (b) Tremor

Explanation: Mercury causes tremors, memory loss, seizures, coma, irritability, acute kidney failure, decrease in platelets, anaemia that follows gastrointestinal bleed in humans in case of long term exposure.

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