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5 Matching questions

  1. volatile organic compounds
  2. lichens
  3. asbestos asbestosis
  4. aldehydes
  5. baghouse filter
  1. a symbiotic association between a fungus and a photosynthetic organism
  2. b Organic chemicals that evaporate readily and exist as gases in the air
  3. c cause cross-linking that inactivates proteins and nucleic acids
  4. d • Mining, milling, fabrication of asbestos-containing products, removal of insulation
  5. e An instillation containing thousands of heat-resistant fiberglass bags to control particulate emissions. A baghouse works as a room size vacuum cleaner

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. branches of the terminal bronchioles that subdivide into several alveolar ducts
  2. A pollutant that is put directly into the atmosphere by human or natural activity
  3. the National Ambient Air Quality Standards established by the U.S. federal government to limit air pollution
  4. tiny sacs of lung tissue specialized for the movement of gases between air and blood
  5. nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and nitric oxide (NO) 2 primary nitrogen pollutants produced by natural bacteria action

5 True/False questions

  1. inversion layerRadioactive material that comes up from the ground and can penatrate basements, causing indoor pollution


  2. cyclone collectorair is sucked into a cyclone that has metal sheet that remove large pollutants and then the air is pushed back out while the large pollutants are cleaned out


  3. 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


  4. atmospherethe mass of air surrounding the Earth


  5. tropospherethe lowest atmospheric layer