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5 Matching questions

  1. particulate matter
  2. Asian Brown Cloud
  3. indoor air pollution
  4. industrial smog
  5. peroxyacyl nitrates
  1. a secondary air pollution for which can injure plant tissue, irritate eyes, and aggravate respiratory illnesses in humans
  2. b a massive dark brown cloud of mostly industrial smog stretching nearly continuously across much of India, Bangladesh, industrial China, and the surrounding ocean
  3. c smog resulting from emissions from industry and other sources of gases produced by the burning of fossil fuels.
  4. d a small discrete mass of solid or liquid matter that remains individually dispersed in gas or liquid emissions (usually considered to be an atmospheric pollutant)
  5. e Compounds that affect breathing that occur indoors. Examples: woodstove smoke, furnace emissions, formaldehyde, radon, household chemicals

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. branches of the terminal bronchioles that subdivide into several alveolar ducts
  2. an ionic compound that resists changes in its pH
  3. an abnormal condition of the lungs marked by decreased respiratory function
  4. Buildings with air pollution, insect sprays, industrial cleaners, fumes from new carpets.
  5. a form of oxygen that has three oxygen atoms in each molecule instead of two. protects us from dangerous ultraviolet radiation from the sun

5 True/False questions

  1. oxides of nitrogenS + O₂ → SO₂
    2SO₂+ O₂ → 2SO₃
    SO₃+ H₂O → H₂SO₄, natural source: volcanoes, decay of organic matter. man made source: combustion of sulfur containing coal and smelting of sulfide ores. methods of reduction: alkaline scrubbing.


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


  3. HAPSthe National Ambient Air Quality Standards established by the U.S. federal government to limit air pollution


  4. secondary pollutantpollutant formed by the chemical reactions of other primary or secondary pollutants


  5. ciliaToxic 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


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