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5 Matching questions

  1. clean air act
  2. HAPS
  3. buffer
  4. Asian Brown Cloud
  5. formaldehyde
  1. a an ionic compound that resists changes in its pH
  2. b a massive dark brown cloud of mostly industrial smog stretching nearly continuously across much of India, Bangladesh, industrial China, and the surrounding ocean
  3. c Set emission standards for cars, and limits for release of air pollutants
  4. d chance, accident
  5. e a substance related to alcohol. formaldehyde is made by the body from alcohol and contributes to hangovers

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Radioactive material that comes up from the ground and can penatrate basements, causing indoor pollution
  2. cause cross-linking that inactivates proteins and nucleic acids
  3. (CO2) Sources include the combustion of fossil fuels. Effects: greenhouse gas-contributes to global warming. Reduction accomplished by increased fuel efficiency (gas mileage), mass transit (reduction).
  4. nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and nitric oxide (NO) 2 primary nitrogen pollutants produced by natural bacteria action
  5. was generally formed under freshwater conditions

5 True/False questions

  1. acid rainshort, hair-like structures made of microtubules that enable movement of cells or movement of materials outside a cell


  2. industrial smogsmog resulting from emissions from industry and other sources of gases produced by the burning of fossil fuels.


  3. mobile pollutionAccording to the EPA, mobile sources produce nearly half of two major causes of smog—volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and nitrogen oxides (NOx), almost 90% of carbon monoxide, and more than half of hazardous air pollutants.


  4. acid depositioncaused by sulfuric and nitric acids resulting in lowered pH of surface waters


  5. peroxyacyl nitratesa small discrete mass of solid or liquid matter that remains individually dispersed in gas or liquid emissions (usually considered to be an atmospheric pollutant)


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