The Air Quality Quiz! MCQ Trivia

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The Air Quality Quiz! MCQ Trivia

Air quality refers to the state of the air around us. Good air quality means that the air is clean and clear. Clean air is crucial for maintaining the balance and integrity of life on this earth. Low air quality is responsible for many deaths. If you would like to understand more about air quality, try this quiz.


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. 
    Which of the following causes the greatest amount of air pollution?
    • 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