Q.

The Bhopal gas tragedy was caused by the gas -

A. Methyl chloride
B. Methyl Iso Cyanide
C. Methyl Iso Cyanate
D. Methyl Cyanide
Answer» C. Methyl Iso Cyanate
Explanation: The Bhopal disaster occurred on the night of 2-3 December 1984 at the Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL) pesticide plant inBhopal, Madhya Pradesh. Over 500,000 people were exposed to methyl isocyanate has and other chemicals. The toxic substance made its way in and around the shantytowns located near the plant.
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