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5 Matching questions

  1. HAPS
  2. TRI
  3. carbon monoxide
  4. radon gas
  5. asbestos asbestosis
  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 Toxic Chemical Release Inventory, required for facilities manufacturing, mining, and utilities that manufacture or process over 25,000 pounds or "otherwise use" over the threshold planning quantity of extremely hazardous substances
  3. c Radioactive material that comes up from the ground and can penatrate basements, causing indoor pollution
  4. d chance, accident
  5. e • Mining, milling, fabrication of asbestos-containing products, removal of insulation

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. atmospheric condition in which warm air traps cooler air near the earth's surface
  2. a converter that uses a platinum-iridium catalyst to oxidize pollutants and carbon monoxide into carbon dioxide and water
  3. Compounds that affect breathing that occur indoors. Examples: woodstove smoke, furnace emissions, formaldehyde, radon, household chemicals
  4. rain containing high amounts of chemical pollutants
  5. a massive dark brown cloud of mostly industrial smog stretching nearly continuously across much of India, Bangladesh, industrial China, and the surrounding ocean

5 True/False questions

  1. lichenschance, accident


  2. formaldehydea substance related to alcohol. formaldehyde is made by the body from alcohol and contributes to hangovers


  3. emphysemacause cross-linking that inactivates proteins and nucleic acids


  4. bufferan ionic compound that resists changes in its pH


  5. photochemical smogsmog resulting from emissions from industry and other sources of gases produced by the burning of fossil fuels.