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5 Matching questions

  1. Particulate matter
  2. Clean air act of 1970 &1990
  3. Climate
  4. secondary pollutants
  5. industrial smog
  1. a The pattern of atmospheric conditions found accross large geoographic regions over long periods of time
  2. b composed of solid or liquid particles small enough to be suspended in the atmosphere.
  3. c 1970- legislation set stricter standards for air quality, imposed limits on emissions from new stationary and mobile sources etc.
    1990- sought to strengthen regulations pertaining to air quality standards, auto emissins, toxic air pollution etc.
  4. d When coal or oil is burned, some portion is completly combusted, forming CO2
  5. e Harmful substances produced when primary pollutants interact or react with contituents of the atmosphere

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Technology 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
  2. the bottomost layer, blankets earths surface and provides us the air we need to live
  3. a departure from the normal temperature distribution in the atmosphere, in which a pocket of relavitevly cold air occurs near the ground, with warmer air above it.
  4. 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.
  5. a highly reactive, foul smelling reddish brown gas that contributes to smog and acid precipitation.

5 True/False questions

  1. Tropospheric ozonethe bottomost layer, blankets earths surface and provides us the air we need to live


  2. cold frontThe bounsry along which a mass of warmer, moister air replaces a mass of colder, drier air.


  3. ozone layeratmospheric conditions over short time periods, typically hours or days, and within relatively small gergraphic areas


  4. RadonA highly toxic, radioactive, colorless gas that seeps up from the ground in areas with certin types of bedrock and can build up inside basements and homes with poor air circulation


  5. atmospheric pressureA secondary pollutant, a major component of smog, colorless gas


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