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5 Matching questions

  1. secondary pollutants
  2. Climate
  3. convective circulation
  4. acidic depositions
  5. troposphere
  1. a The pattern of atmospheric conditions found accross large geoographic regions over long periods of time
  2. b the bottomost layer, blankets earths surface and provides us the air we need to live
  3. c A circular current driven by temperature differences, in the air warm air rises into regiona of lower atmospheric pressure, where it expands and cools and then descends and becomes denser.
  4. d The settling of acidic or acid-forming pollutants from the atmosphere onto earth's surface.
  5. e Harmful substances produced when primary pollutants interact or react with contituents of the atmosphere

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a colorless, odorless gas produced primarily by the imcomplete combustion of fuel. Mostly from cars and engines.
  2. The apparent deflection of north-south air currents to a partly east-west direction, caused by the faster spin if regions near the equator than of regions near the poles as a result of earth's rotation
  3. is formed through light-driven chemical reactions of primary pollutants and normal atmospheric compounds that produce a mix of over100 different chemicals.
  4. One of the group of human made organic compunds derived from simple hydrocarbons, in which hydrogen atoms are replayed by chlorine, bromine, or flourine. deplete the ozone layer
  5. signatory nations agreed to cut CFC production in half

5 True/False questions

  1. thermal inversionThe bounsry along which a mass of warmer, moister air replaces a mass of colder, drier air.


  2. relative humiditythe ratio of water vapor a given volume of air contains at a given temperature


  3. scrubbersTechnology to chemically treat gas produced in combustion to remove hazardous components and neutralize acidic gases, turning them into water and aslt, in order to reduce smokestack emissions


  4. Sulfur dioxidea highly reactive, foul smelling reddish brown gas that contributes to smog and acid precipitation.


  5. Weatheratmospheric conditions over short time periods, typically hours or days, and within relatively small gergraphic areas


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