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Which the following doesn’t come under the category of very easily degradable compounds?

(a) Sugar

(b) Amino acids

(c) Organic acids

(d) PCB

The question was asked during an internship interview.

The origin of the question is Biodegradable Organic Pollutants topic in chapter Biodegradation of Organic Pollutants of Environmental Biotechnology

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The correct choice is (d) PCB

Easy explanation: PCB is a very slowly degrading persistent pollutant, Sugar, Amino acids, Organic acids with very short and simple polymers can be very easily degraded.

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