Which of the following is an effect of the high dose of UV-B?

Category: QuestionsWhich of the following is an effect of the high dose of UV-B?
Editor">Editor Staff asked 4 weeks ago

Which of the following is an effect of the high dose of UV-B?
 
(a) Night-blindness
 
(b) Snow-blindness
 
(c) Fatigue
 
(d) Nausea
 
The question was asked during a job interview.
 
My doubt is from Environmental Issues topic in chapter Environmental Issues of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 4 weeks ago

Correct choice is (b) Snow-blindness
 
The best explanation: UV-B is the shorter wavelength of UV. It penetrates deeper into the skin causing aging of skin and cancers. A high dose of UB-B leads to snow-blindness, also known as arc eye or photokeratitis.