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_____ is almost always added to pickles to preserve it for a long time.



A

Common Salt

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B

Sugar Solution

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C

Ammonium chloride

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D

Sodium benzoate

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Solution

The correct option is C

Common Salt


Common Salt (NaCl) is added to preserve pickles for a long time. Microorganisms and bacteria cannot survive in a highly salty environment. This is why pickles have a long shelf-life and do not need refrigeration to prevent spoilage.


Biology

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