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5 Matching questions

  1. Lead
  2. secondary pollutants
  3. industrial smog
  4. High-pressure system
  5. cold front
  1. a a heavy metal that enters the atmosphere as a particular pollutant. Help improve engim=nge preformance.
  2. b Harmful substances produced when primary pollutants interact or react with contituents of the atmosphere
  3. c thr boundry along which a colder, drier air mass displaces a warmer, moister air mass
  4. d contains air that moves outward away from a center of the system and spirals upward
  5. e When coal or oil is burned, some portion is completly combusted, forming CO2

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. Technology to chemically treat gas produced in combustion to remove hazardous components and neutralize acidic gases, turning them into water and aslt, in order to reduce smokestack emissions
  3. the ratio of water vapor a given volume of air contains at a given temperature
  4. 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.
  5. extends 11-50 km above sea level, level above troposphere and below mesosphere

5 True/False questions

  1. Particulate mattercomposed of solid or liquid particles small enough to be suspended in the atmosphere.


  2. Tropospheric ozonethe bottomost layer, blankets earths surface and provides us the air we need to live


  3. warm frontthr boundry along which a colder, drier air mass displaces a warmer, moister air mass


  4. carbon monoxidea colorless, odorless gas produced primarily by the imcomplete combustion of fuel. Mostly from cars and engines.


  5. nitrogen dioxidea colorless gas, has a pungent odor. Usually results from combustion of coal.