Science And Nature- Air Quality Quiz!

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Science And Nature- 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 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 population.
    • 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. 
    The respiratory system involves 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