At what height does a person experience altitude sickness?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 months ago

At what height does a person experience altitude sickness?
 
(a) >3500 m
 
(b) <3500 m
 
(c) >500 feet
 
(d) <500 feet
 
The question was asked during a job interview.
 
I need to ask this question from Organisms and Populations in portion Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

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Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 months ago

The correct option is (a) >3500 m
 
The explanation is: A person experiences altitude sickness >3500 m or >8,000 feet. It is also known as mountain sickness. It occurs due to a decrease in pressure around a person due to which there is a decrease in oxygen level.