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Which of the following metal causes bronchial maladies?

(a) Lead

(b) Barium

(c) Chromium

(d) Plastic

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The origin of the question is E-waste topic in section Regulation of E-waste, Groundwater Contamination & Injection Well Disposal of Hazardous Waste Management

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Correct answer is (c) Chromium

Easiest explanation: Inhaling hexavalent chromium or chromium 6 can damage liver and kidneys and cause bronchial maladies including asthmatic bronchitis and lung cancer.

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