Q. With reference to Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS) consider the following statements:
1.It is made of water, sugar, and electrolytes.
2.It helps in replenishing the body’s fluid levels.
3.It’s used to treat extreme dehydration caused due to diarrhea or vomiting.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 and 3 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 2 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: C
Notes:

Statement 1: Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS) is made of water, sugar, and electrolytes, specifically potassium and sodium. ORS helps in replenishing the body’s fluid levels. Statement 3 is incorrect. It’s generally used to treat moderate dehydration due to diarrhea, vomiting, or other conditions.

Source: The Indian Express