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__________ is caused by drinking water high in nitrates.

(a) Cholera

(b) Methemoglobinemia

(c) Kidney problem

(d) Liver problem

The question was posed to me by my college director while I was bunking the class.

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

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The correct choice is (b) Methemoglobinemia

The explanation is: Methemoglobinemia or blue baby syndrome, is an illness affecting infants, caused by drinking water that is high in nitrates.

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