Air Quality Quiz

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Air Quality Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which pollutants come from mobile sources?
    • A. 

      Hydrocarbons

    • B. 

      Nitrogen oxides

    • C. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • D. 

      Carbon monoxide

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    The combination of nitrogen oxides and hydrocarbons in the presence of sunlight causes
    • A. 

      Global warming

    • B. 

      Smog

    • C. 

      Ozone hole in the atmosphere

    • D. 

      Acid rain

  • 3. 
    Ozone in the environment is
    • A. 

      Beneficial at high altitudes

    • B. 

      Harmful at low altitudes

    • C. 

      Both of the above

    • D. 

      Neither of the above

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      City buses

    • B. 

      Passenger cars and light trucks

    • C. 

      Over-the-road trucks

    • D. 

      Power plants

  • 5. 
    The number of known hazardous air pollutants is about
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      200

    • D. 

      2000

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Hazardous air pollutants are
    • A. 

      Also known as air toxics

    • B. 

      Are known or suspected causes of serious health problems

    • C. 

      Are known or suspected causes of serious environmental damage

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      PM 1

    • B. 

      PM 2.5

    • C. 

      PM 10

    • D. 

      PM 100

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is probably not a health effect of ozone?
    • A. 

      Lung inflammation

    • B. 

      Worsening of asthma

    • C. 

      Coughing during exercise

    • D. 

      Obesity

    • E. 

      Increased respiratory illnesses in children

  • 9. 
    Which of the following activities can help reduce the amounts of dangerous substances in the air?
    • A. 

      Greater use of public transportation

    • B. 

      Greater use of private cars

    • C. 

      Use of leaded gasoline

    • D. 

      Frequent flossing

  • 10. 
    Which is a strength of Cap and Trade?
    • A. 

      "Cap" is self adjusting - no problem if inaccurate

    • B. 

      Cost Effective

    • C. 

      Not efficient - takes a lot of initial management

    • D. 

      Hot spots