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5 Matching questions

  1. carbon monoxide
  2. industrial smog
  3. catalytic converter
  4. peroxyacyl nitrates
  5. stationary pollution
  1. a (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. b smog resulting from emissions from industry and other sources of gases produced by the burning of fossil fuels.
  3. c secondary air pollution for which can injure plant tissue, irritate eyes, and aggravate respiratory illnesses in humans
  4. d Include factories, incinerators, power plants, wood-burning stoves, etc.
  5. e a converter that uses a platinum-iridium catalyst to oxidize pollutants and carbon monoxide into carbon dioxide and water

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. An instillation containing thousands of heat-resistant fiberglass bags to control particulate emissions. A baghouse works as a room size vacuum cleaner
  2. Compounds that affect breathing that occur indoors. Examples: woodstove smoke, furnace emissions, formaldehyde, radon, household chemicals
  3. symbiotic association between a fungus and a photosynthetic organism
  4. a substance related to alcohol. formaldehyde is made by the body from alcohol and contributes to hangovers
  5. caused by sulfuric and nitric acids resulting in lowered pH of surface waters

5 True/False questions

  1. oxides of sulfurnitrogen dioxide (NO2) and nitric oxide (NO) 2 primary nitrogen pollutants produced by natural bacteria action


  2. clean air actsU.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. temperature inversionInclude factories, incinerators, power plants, wood-burning stoves, etc.


  4. volatile organic compoundsa massive dark brown cloud of mostly industrial smog stretching nearly continuously across much of India, Bangladesh, industrial China, and the surrounding ocean


  5. alveolitiny sacs of lung tissue specialized for the movement of gases between air and blood


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