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Which of the following is a common source of soil pollution from industrial waste?

Option: 1

Pesticides and herbicides

Option: 2

Heavy metals

Option: 3

Organic chemicals

Option: 4

All of the above

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Industrial waste can contain a variety of pollutants that can contaminate the soil, including pesticides and herbicides, heavy metals, and organic chemicals.Soil pollution is caused due to agricultural, industrial activities(E-waste disposal), acid rain, accidental oil spills etc. Soil pollution is frequently caused by two main sources, namely effluent and sewage. Fertilisers and chemical pesticides.

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