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5 Matching Questions

  1. clean air acts
  2. aldehydes
  3. buffer
  4. ozone
  5. atmospheric pressure
  1. a an ionic compound that resists changes in its pH
  2. b the pressure exerted by the atmosphere on all objects within it
  3. c cause cross-linking that inactivates proteins and nucleic acids
  4. d a form of oxygen that has three oxygen atoms in each molecule instead of two. protects us from dangerous ultraviolet radiation from the sun
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Include factories, incinerators, power plants, wood-burning stoves, etc.
  2. a purifier that removes impurities from a gas
  3. Radioactive material that comes up from the ground and can penatrate basements, causing indoor pollution
  4. short, hair-like structures made of microtubules that enable movement of cells or movement of materials outside a cell
  5. a type of cleaner that removes unwanted particles and liquid droplets from a flow of gas

5 True/False Questions

  1. sick buildingslung disease caused by inhaling coal dust


  2. acid depositionrain containing high amounts of chemical pollutants


  3. Asian Brown Clouda massive dark brown cloud of mostly industrial smog stretching nearly continuously across much of India, Bangladesh, industrial China, and the surrounding ocean


  4. particulate mattera 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. cyclone collectorair 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


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