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5 Matching questions

  1. radon gas
  2. emphysema
  3. acid rain
  4. low sulfur coal
  5. NAAQS
  1. a the National Ambient Air Quality Standards established by the U.S. federal government to limit air pollution
  2. b was generally formed under freshwater conditions
  3. c Radioactive material that comes up from the ground and can penatrate basements, causing indoor pollution
  4. d an abnormal condition of the lungs marked by decreased respiratory function
  5. e rain containing high amounts of chemical pollutants

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (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).
  2. A layer of air that is warmer than the air below
  3. cause cross-linking that inactivates proteins and nucleic acids
  4. the layer of the atmosphere that contains the ozone layer; temperature increases as you go up
  5. S + O₂ → SO₂
    2SO₂+ O₂ → 2SO₃
    SO₃+ H₂O → H₂SO₄, natural source: volcanoes, decay of organic matter. man made source: combustion of sulfur containing coal and smelting of sulfide ores. methods of reduction: alkaline scrubbing.

5 True/False questions

  1. indoor air pollutionCompounds that affect breathing that occur indoors. Examples: woodstove smoke, furnace emissions, formaldehyde, radon, household chemicals

          

  2. stationary pollutionpollutant formed by the chemical reactions of other primary or secondary pollutants

          

  3. black lungsymbiotic association between a fungus and a photosynthetic organism

          

  4. volatile organic compoundsa converter that uses a platinum-iridium catalyst to oxidize pollutants and carbon monoxide into carbon dioxide and water

          

  5. secondary pollutantA pollutant that is put directly into the atmosphere by human or natural activity

          

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