Who is responsible for the degradation of biodegradable organic matter present in the domestic sewage?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 4 weeks ago

Who is responsible for the degradation of biodegradable organic matter present in the domestic sewage?
 
(a) Animals
 
(b) Humans
 
(c) Plastic
 
(d) Bacteria and other microbes
 
The question was asked in my homework.
 
Enquiry is from Environmental Issues in chapter Environmental Issues of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 4 weeks ago

Right answer is (d) Bacteria and other microbes
 
For explanation: The degradation of biodegradable organic matter present in the domestic sewage is done by microbes. They degrade this organic matter and uptake the essential nutrients required for their growth and development.