Atmosphere And Environment Quiz

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Atmosphere And Environment Quiz

A quiz testing knowledge of atmosphere and environment syllabus


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      10 %

    • B. 

      0.03%

    • C. 

      78%

    • D. 

      21%

  • 2. 
    Greenhouse gases only bring harmful effects to the Earth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of these is not a greenhouse gas?
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Methane

    • D. 

      Sulfur dioxide

  • 4. 
    Which of these is not a way where carbon monoxide is formed?
    • A. 

      Wood stoves

    • B. 

      Tobacco smoke

    • C. 

      Lightning activities

    • D. 

      Leaing chimneys and furnaces

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Sulfur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide causes respiratory problems which may lead to cancer or respiratory illnesses.

    • B. 

      When acidic rain gets onto buildings and structures, they help to polish the surface.

    • C. 

      When acidic rain seeps through the soils, it acidifies the soil, which in turn destroy plants growing on the acidic soil.

    • D. 

      When acidic rain gets into water bodies, it changes the pH of the water, causing aquatic life to die as the environment is too acidic.

  • 6. 
    What is usually the colour of photochemical smog?
    • A. 

      White

    • B. 

      Black

    • C. 

      Brown

    • D. 

      Purple

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      It is a greenhouse gas.

    • B. 

      It forms the ozone layer which absorbs and blocks harmful radiation of the sun into the Earth.

    • C. 

      Each ozone molecule is made up of 2 oxygen molecules

    • D. 

      It helps to keep the Earth warm

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Carbonoxyfluorochlorides

    • B. 

      Carbon-fluoride-carbon

    • C. 

      Chlorofluorocarbon

    • D. 

      Chloricfluoricarbon

  • 9. 
    Living things contain carbon.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Living things are a part of the carbon cycle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which of these is not part of the carbon cycle?
    • A. 

      Respiration of humans

    • B. 

      Photosynthesis

    • C. 

      Decaying of animals

    • D. 

      Emission from cars

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      A rise in sea level

    • B. 

      Desert area will increase

    • C. 

      The Earth will become colder

    • D. 

      Melting of ice caps