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Which of the following is not a result of mishandling of solid waste?

(a) Odor

(b) Hydrolysis of sugar

(c) Fire

(d) Dysentery

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My query is from Basic Aspects of Solid Waste Management topic in section Biotechnology for Solid Waste Management of Environmental Biotechnology

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Correct option is (b) Hydrolysis of sugar

To elaborate: Mishandling of solid waste can lead to fire from ashes when added to combustible refuse, dysentery like bacillary dysentery, amoebic dysentery from human fecal matter spread by flies to food and water, odor due to rotting of garbage but hydrolysis of sugar is not a result of mismanagement of solid waste.

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