Quiz On Air Pollution

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Quiz On Air Pollution

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the two main causes of air pollution?
    • A. 

      Man made and Natural

    • B. 

      Natural resources and waste disposal

    • C. 

      Natural and waste

    • D. 

      Man made and natural resources

  • 2. 
    List two pollutants which result in man made air pollution.
    • A. 

      Nitrogen and carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Carbon monoxides and nitrogen

    • C. 

      Oxygen and carbon dioxide

    • D. 

      Carbon monoxides and nitrogen oxide

  • 3. 
    What are the causes of man made air pollution and natural air pollution respectively?
    • A. 

      Waste incinerators and forest fires

    • B. 

      Swimming and wind erosion

    • C. 

      Cycling and forest fires

    • D. 

      Hurricanes and power plant emissions

  • 4. 
    List three effects of air pollution on human health.
    • A. 

      Insomnia, Rhinitis and cardiac

    • B. 

      Asthma, Rhinitis and high blood pressure

    • C. 

      Pulmonary, cardiac and vascular

    • D. 

      Diabetics, Rhinitis and heart attack

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Destroy Eco system, acid rain destroy the habitats and climate changes

    • B. 

      Corrode buildings, affect photosynthesis and cause poor visibility

    • C. 

      Destroy plants, destroy Eco system and cause soil erosion

    • D. 

      Cause climate changes, cause natural disasters and the air destroy habitats

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Increase in birth rate and death rate

    • B. 

      City's rapid development and growing number of vehicles

    • C. 

      Increase in public transport and decrease in number of vehicles

    • D. 

      Deforestation and waste disposal

  • 7. 
    What measurements does the government in Bangkok take to prevent air pollution?
    • A. 

      Reduce bus services and increase the fare for public transport

    • B. 

      Enforce emissions standards for only new vehicles and improve fuel quality

    • C. 

      Enforce emissions standards for in-use vehicles and eliminate lead from gasoline

    • D. 

      Featured a subway line and an above ground sky train in 2004 and improve fuel quality

  • 8. 
    What are the causes of air pollution in London?
    • A. 

      People are burning more coal and an anticyclone blew all the smog

    • B. 

      Factories emit smoke and vehicles producing more carbon monoxide

    • C. 

      Population increase and number of vehicles increase

    • D. 

      City's rapid development and people are burning more coal

  • 9. 
    What measurements does the government in London take to prevent smog?
    • A. 

      Eliminated lead from gasoline and improve fuel quality

    • B. 

      Improving fuel quality and enforcing emission standard for vehicles

    • C. 

      Government decreed that emission of black smoke is illegal and residents and factories operators had to switch to smokeless fuels

    • D. 

      Improve fuel quality and factories operators had to switch to smokeless fuels

  • 10. 
    What contributed to acid rain in Japan?
    • A. 

      Deforestation and emission of pollutants by vehicles

    • B. 

      Coal burning and emission of harmful chemical by factories

    • C. 

      Waste dumping and coal burning

    • D. 

      Deforestation and waste dumping

  • 11. 
    What can be classified as PRIMARY pollutants?
    • A. 

      Sulfur dioxide

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Hydrogen fluoride

  • 12. 
    How can Air Pollution harm the ENVIRONMENT?
    • A. 

      Climate Change

    • B. 

      Ozone layer gets damaged

    • C. 

      Ecosystem remains unchanged

    • D. 

      Habitats get destroyed

  • 13. 
    What can you do to reduce air pollution?
    • A. 

      Take more public transport

    • B. 

      Use low sulphur content fuel

    • C. 

      Recycling

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    What is an example of natural air pollution?
    • A. 

      Acid rain

    • B. 

      Vehicle emission of harmful gases

    • C. 

      Volcanic eruption

    • D. 

      Burning fuels