Q.

The characteristic odour of garlic is due to -

A. a chloro compound
B. a sulphur compound
C. a fluorine compound
D. acetic acid
Answer» B. a sulphur compound
Explanation: The sulfur compounds in onions and garlic are called sulfites. These highly irritating chemicals can kill microbes and repel insects; prolonged contact with garlic will even blister the skin.
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