5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Coriolis effect
- High-pressure system
- Volative Organic compunds (VOCs)
- carbon monoxide
- a carbon-containing chemical used in a =nd emitted by vehicle engines and a wide cariety of solvents and industrial processes, as well as by many household chemical and consumer items.
- b a colorless, odorless gas produced primarily by the imcomplete combustion of fuel. Mostly from cars and engines.
- c atmospheric conditions over short time periods, typically hours or days, and within relatively small gergraphic areas
- d contains air that moves outward away from a center of the system and spirals upward
- e 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
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- a highly reactive, foul smelling reddish brown gas that contributes to smog and acid precipitation.
- pollutants emitted into the troposphere in a from that can be directly harmful or that can react to form harmful substances
- The settling of acidic or acid-forming pollutants from the atmosphere onto earth's surface.
- 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
- A 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 True/False Questions
thermal inversion → The bounsry along which a mass of warmer, moister air replaces a mass of colder, drier air.
scrubbers → atmospheric conditions over short time periods, typically hours or days, and within relatively small gergraphic areas
secondary pollutants → Harmful substances produced when primary pollutants interact or react with contituents of the atmosphere
Climate → The pattern of atmospheric conditions found accross large geoographic regions over long periods of time
industrial smog → is formed through light-driven chemical reactions of primary pollutants and normal atmospheric compounds that produce a mix of over100 different chemicals.