What are the agents that bring about such an undesirable change (pollution) are called?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 4 weeks ago

What are the agents that bring about such an undesirable change (pollution) are called?
 
(a) Pollutants
 
(b) Haptens
 
(c) Adjuvants
 
(d) Vaccine
 
The question was asked in an interview for internship.
 
My doubt stems from Environmental Issues topic in chapter Environmental Issues of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 4 weeks ago

Right answer is (a) Pollutants
 
For explanation: The agents (can be either foreign substances/energies or naturally occurring contaminants) that bring about such an undesirable change (pollution) are called pollutants. These are the components of pollution.