Pollution Facts Quiz

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Pollution Facts Quiz

This quiz is based on facts about pollution. Test how much you know about pollution.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What causes pollution?
    • A. 

      Cars

    • B. 

      Animals

    • C. 

      Factories

    • D. 

      A and C only

  • 2. 
    How many people die of air pollution around the world each year?
    • A. 

      50,000

    • B. 

      1 million

    • C. 

      3 million

    • D. 

      500,00

  • 3. 
    Which of the following pollutants can damage lungs?
    • A. 

      Ozone

    • B. 

      Smog

    • C. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • D. 

      Nitrogen

  • 4. 
    Which of the following gases does an automobile produce?
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Nitrogen

    • C. 

      Helium

    • D. 

      Carbon monoxide

  • 5. 
    This type of pollutant causes acidification of rivers, lakes and also damages tree foliage and degrades soil quality.
    • A. 

      Ozone Layer

    • B. 

      Acid rain

    • C. 

      Oil

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    When burning fuel for energy, small particles are thrown into the air that are visible in the form of smoke. It is called this type of pollution.  
    • A. 

      Black carbon pollution

    • B. 

      Indoor pollution

    • C. 

      Outdoor pollution

    • D. 

      Air pollution

  • 7. 
    The average temperature around the world has climbed during the previous century due to global warming by this much.
    • A. 

      2 degrees Fahrenheit

    • B. 

      1 degree Fahrenheit

    • C. 

      3 degree Fahrenheit

    • D. 

      4 degree Fahrenheit

  • 8. 
    Which of the following substances is harmful to water?
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Salt

    • C. 

      Hydrogen

    • D. 

      Oil

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is ozone not used for?
    • A. 

      Bleach

    • B. 

      Softening clothes

    • C. 

      Sterilizing water

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    The ozone found in the lowest layer of the atmosphere is often called "bad ozone." What is the name of this atmospheric layer?
    • A. 

      stratosphere

    • B. 

      Troposphere

    • C. 

      Mesosphere

    • D. 

      Intersphere

  • 11. 
    Ozone pollution is worst at what time of day?
    • A. 

      Afternoon

    • B. 

      Early evening

    • C. 

      A and B only

    • D. 

      Nighttime

  • 12. 
    The Air Quality Index (AQI) measures which of the following?
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Particulate matter

    • C. 

      Ultraviolet radiation

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is not a symptom of ozone exposure?
    • A. 

      Chest Pains

    • B. 

      Naseua

    • C. 

      Coughing

    • D. 

      Sore throat

  • 14. 
    In the last several years, the level of many air pollutants has:
    • A. 

      Increased

    • B. 

      Decreased

    • C. 

      Stayed the same

    • D. 

      Hasn`t changed

  • 15. 
    "Good ozone" is found in what layer of the atmosphere?
    • A. 

      Troposhphere

    • B. 

      Mesosphere

    • C. 

      Stratosphere

    • D. 

      None of the above