Q. 65.0( 1 Vote )

The pH of water sample collected from a river was found to be acidic in the range of 3.5 — 4.5, on the banks of the river were several factories that were discharging effluents into the river. The effluents of which one of the following factories is the most likely cause for lowering the pH of river water?
A. soap and detergent factor

B. lead battery manufacturing factory

C. plastic cup manufacturing factory

D. alcohol distillery

Answer :

Lead battery manufacturing factory use acids in lead batteries which has lower pH and when discharged into nearby water bodies are more likely to lower pH value of water.

Rate this question :

How useful is this solution?
We strive to provide quality solutions. Please rate us to serve you better.
Related Videos
Natural ResourcesNatural ResourcesNatural Resources32 mins
Quiz | Exploring The Resource Wealth of IndiaQuiz | Exploring The Resource Wealth of IndiaQuiz | Exploring The Resource Wealth of India48 mins
Importance of Time ManagementImportance of Time ManagementImportance of Time Management33 mins
Resources and DevelopmentResources and DevelopmentResources and Development34 mins
Smart Revision | Quiz on Resources and DevelopmentSmart Revision | Quiz on Resources and DevelopmentSmart Revision | Quiz on Resources and Development37 mins
Time Management- Key to SuccessTime Management- Key to SuccessTime Management- Key to Success27 mins
Tricks to Reduce Maths PhobiaTricks to Reduce Maths PhobiaTricks to Reduce Maths Phobia44 mins
Classification of Resources on the Basis of DevelopmentClassification of Resources on the Basis of DevelopmentClassification of Resources on the Basis of Development43 mins
Know About the Time ManagementKnow About the Time ManagementKnow About the Time ManagementFREE Class
Classification of SoilsClassification of SoilsClassification of Soils41 mins
Try our Mini CourseMaster Important Topics in 7 DaysLearn from IITians, NITians, Doctors & Academic Experts
Dedicated counsellor for each student
24X7 Doubt Resolution
Daily Report Card
Detailed Performance Evaluation
caricature
view all courses