Air Quality Quiz

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Air Quality Quiz

Living things need air and with the growth of manufacturing industries the air is becoming more polluted by the day. An air quality index is a number used by government agencies to communicate to the public how polluted the air currently is or how polluted it is forecast to become. Take this quiz and review information related to Awful 8 pollutants and the layers of the atmosphere.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
      What does AQI stand for:
    • A. 

      Air Quality Information

    • B. 

      Accurate Quality Index

    • C. 

      Air Quality Index

  • 2. 
    Since 1990, the number of miles driven in North Carolina has increased almost twice as fast as the popuation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What causes more air pollution
    • A. 

      Power plants

    • B. 

      Farms

    • C. 

      Chicken processing plants

  • 4. 
    Which is an example of fossil fuels?
    • A. 

      Coal

    • B. 

      Oil

    • C. 

      Petroleum

    • D. 

      Non of the above

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Coal contains small amounts of:
    • A. 

      Nickel

    • B. 

      Metal

    • C. 

      Mercury

    • D. 

      Zinc

  • 6. 
      1.The respiratory system involves what natural functions:
    • A. 

      Breathing, heart beating, blood flow, digestion

    • B. 

      Breathing, heart beating, blood flow, brain function

    • C. 

      Only breathing

  • 7. 
    Which layer of the atmosphere does BAD ozone reside?
    • A. 

      Mesosphere

    • B. 

      Troposphere

    • C. 

      Stratosphere

    • D. 

      Between the stratosphere and mesosphere

  • 8. 
      Which is more harmful: PM10, PM2.5?
    • A. 

      PM10

    • B. 

      PM2.5

    • C. 

      Particulate Matter

    • D. 

      Neither is harmful to human health