. Assertion:Inhabitants close to very busy airports are likely to experience health hazards


Reason: Sound level of jet aeroplanes usually exceeds 160 dB.

 

Best Answer

Ans || (a)

Solution ||| Noise level upto 64 dB (decibel) is well tolerated. Prolonged exposure to noise level to 80 dB or more leads to loss ogf hearing ability, fatigue, nervousness, fever, hypertension, gastric disorder, increase in cholesterol level and dilation of pupil of the eye. As the jet aeroplanes have the noise upto 150-160 dB, the inhabitants in the vicinity of busy airports are likely to experience above health hazards. Maximum noise level is recorded in rockets, ie, 180 dB. Therefore, assertion and reason are true and reason is the correct explanation.

 

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