Q. With reference to Fluoride, consider the following statements:
1. Fluoride is an essential micronutrient and has both beneficial and detrimental effects on human health.
2. It is carcinogenic like arsenic.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:

Statement 1 is correct: Fluoride is an essential micronutrient and has both beneficial and detrimental effects on human health. 

Statement 2 is correct: Fluoride is not carcinogenic like arsenic. It attacks the calcium in the body, 

Source: DTE