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State whether true or false:
Eutrophication literally means excessive nutrients.

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False
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The correct option is A True
The word "eutrophication" comes from "eutrophe" meaning well-fed. It hence, came to be used to describe a condition wherein there occurs high concentration of nutrients. Thus, the phenomenon of increased amount of nutrients in any water body is known as eutrophication.

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