Which of the following is a symptom of altitude sickness?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 months ago

Which of the following is a symptom of altitude sickness?
 
(a) Irritation
 
(b) Heart palpitations
 
(c) Bleeding
 
(d) Hunger
 
This question was posed to me by my college director while I was bunking the class.
 
My question is from Organisms and Populations in division Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 months ago

The correct answer is (b) Heart palpitations
 
Easy explanation: Among the above-given options heart palpitation is a symptom of altitude sickness. It occurs due to a decrease in pressure around a person due to which there is a decrease in oxygen level. Some other symptoms are nausea, fatigue, etc.