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5 Matching questions

  1. clean air acts
  2. TRI
  3. cyclone collector
  4. NAAQS
  5. cilia
  1. a short, hair-like structures made of microtubules that enable movement of cells or movement of materials outside a cell
  2. b U.S. Congress passed the Clean Air Acts of 1970, 1977, and 1990, which have established air pollution regulations for key pollutants that are enforced by states and by major cities; these acts have greatly reduced outdoor air pollution from six major pollutants.
  3. c Toxic Chemical Release Inventory, required for facilities manufacturing, mining, and utilities that manufacture or process over 25,000 pounds or "otherwise use" over the threshold planning quantity of extremely hazardous substances
  4. d air is sucked into a cyclone that has metal sheet that remove large pollutants and then the air is pushed back out while the large pollutants are cleaned out
  5. e the National Ambient Air Quality Standards established by the U.S. federal government to limit air pollution

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Organic chemicals that evaporate readily and exist as gases in the air
  2. a converter that uses a platinum-iridium catalyst to oxidize pollutants and carbon monoxide into carbon dioxide and water
  3. the mass of air surrounding the Earth
  4. an abnormal condition of the lungs marked by decreased respiratory function
  5. a small discrete mass of solid or liquid matter that remains individually dispersed in gas or liquid emissions (usually considered to be an atmospheric pollutant)

5 True/False questions

  1. ozonea form of oxygen that has three oxygen atoms in each molecule instead of two. protects us from dangerous ultraviolet radiation from the sun


  2. formaldehydecause cross-linking that inactivates proteins and nucleic acids


  3. alveolicause cross-linking that inactivates proteins and nucleic acids


  4. carbon dioxide(CO) Sources include incomplete combustion of fossil fuels. Effects: binds to hemoglobin reducing bloods ability to carry O2. Reduction accomplished by catalytic converters, oxygenated fuel, mass transit (reduction).


  5. industrial smoga brownish haze that is a mixture of ozone and other chemicals, formed when pollutants react with each other in the presence of sunlight


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