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5 Matching questions

  1. stationary pollution
  2. NAAQS
  3. cilia
  4. electrostatic precipitator
  5. carbon dioxide
  1. a the National Ambient Air Quality Standards established by the U.S. federal government to limit air pollution
  2. b (CO2) Sources include the combustion of fossil fuels. Effects: greenhouse gas-contributes to global warming. Reduction accomplished by increased fuel efficiency (gas mileage), mass transit (reduction).
  3. c Include factories, incinerators, power plants, wood-burning stoves, etc.
  4. d a type of cleaner that removes unwanted particles and liquid droplets from a flow of gas
  5. e short, hair-like structures made of microtubules that enable movement of cells or movement of materials outside a cell

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and nitric oxide (NO) 2 primary nitrogen pollutants produced by natural bacteria action
  2. cause cross-linking that inactivates proteins and nucleic acids
  3. atmospheric condition in which warm air traps cooler air near the earth's surface
  4. chance, accident
  5. the pressure exerted by the atmosphere on all objects within it

5 True/False questions

  1. acid rainrain containing high amounts of chemical pollutants


  2. asbestos asbestosissmog resulting from emissions from industry and other sources of gases produced by the burning of fossil fuels.


  3. catalytic converterair 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


  4. particulate mattera 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. carbon monoxide(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).