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5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Volative Organic compunds (VOCs)
- secondary pollutants
- convective circulation
- thermal inversion
- Chlorofluorcarbons (CFC's)
- a 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.
- b 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
- 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.
- d 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.
- e Harmful substances produced when primary pollutants interact or react with contituents of the atmosphere
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- a colorless, odorless gas produced primarily by the imcomplete combustion of fuel. Mostly from cars and engines.
- pollutants emitted into the troposphere in a from that can be directly harmful or that can react to form harmful substances
- a colorless gas, has a pungent odor. Usually results from combustion of coal.
- 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
- The bounsry along which a mass of warmer, moister air replaces a mass of colder, drier air.
5 True/False Questions
troposphere → extends 11-50 km above sea level, level above troposphere and below mesosphere
Weather → a heavy metal that enters the atmosphere as a particular pollutant. Help improve engim=nge preformance.
Particulate matter → composed of solid or liquid particles small enough to be suspended in the atmosphere.
atmospheric pressure → mearures the force per unit area produced by a column of air
Tropospheric ozone → the bottomost layer, blankets earths surface and provides us the air we need to live