Air Quality
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Ground level ozone (also known as tropospheric ozone) is ______________________.

    answer choices

    a significant source of air pollution and contributes to the formation of smog

    also found in the exosphere

    found only in rural areas

    a significant source of air pollution and contributes to the increase in the hole in the ozone layer.

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Ozone is made up of __________________ oxygen atoms.

    answer choices

    3

    2

    1

    5

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The atmospheric layer that humans live in is known as the _____________________.

    answer choices

    troposphere.

    stratosphere.

    exosphere.

    thermosphere.

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    "Criteria Air Pollutants" were established by the _________________________________.

    answer choices

    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

    Department of the Interior (DI)

    Center for Disease Control (CDC)

    United Nations (UN)

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Nitrous oxides enter the atmosphere from _____________________.

    answer choices

    fossil fuels

    meteorites

    ozone depletion

    CFC's

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Chlorofluorocarbons is represented by the abbreviation _________________.

    answer choices

    CFC

    ChFC

    Chl

    hydrocarbons

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Bad or Hazardous ozone is found in the _______________________________.

    answer choices

    troposphere

    stratosphere

    mesosphere

    thermosphere

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The most common source of carbon monoxide comes from _____________________________.

    answer choices

    vehicles

    swamp gases

    industrial sources

    none of these

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following is an adverse health effect from air pollution?

    answer choices

    allergic reactions

    bronchial inflammation

    eye and lung irritants

    All of these are correct

  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q. Over the past 30 years, air quality in the United States has generally _______________
    answer choices
    improved
    declined
  • Question 11
    60 seconds
    Q. One cause of ________________ is the burning of coal that contains a lot of sulfur.
    answer choices
    acid rain
    soot
  • Question 12
    60 seconds
    Q. Harmful substances in air, water, or soil are called ________________.
    answer choices
    pollutants
    particles
  • Question 13
    60 seconds
    Q. The majority of air pollution comes from __________________.
    answer choices
    burning fossil fuels
    particulate matter
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