EGEE Exam 2 - EGEE Exam 2 2. Fossil fuels are hydrocarbons...

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EGEE Exam 2 2. Fossil fuels are hydrocarbons comprised of primarily hydrogen and nitrogen, and some sulfur, carbon, oxygen, and mineral matter. (2 points) Fossil fuels are hydrocarbons comprised of primarily carbon and hydrogen and some sulfur, nitrogen, oxygen, and mineral matter. Refer to screen 3 in 'Lesson 4 - Part A: Fossil Fuels and Products of Combustion' Points Earned: 2/2 Correct Answer: False Your Respons e: False 3. SO 2 is a primary pollutant (2 points) The pollutants that are emitted directly from a combustion process are called o rimary pollutants. Refer to screen 5 in 'Lesson 4 - Part A: Fossil Fuels and Products of Combustion' Points Earned: 0/2 Correct Answer: True Your Response: False 4. The US emits the largest amount of CO 2 in the world due to the combustion of fossil fuels. (2 points) The United States continues to be the largest single emitter of fossil fuel o elated CO2 emissions reaching an all-time high of 5,912 million metric tons of carbon in 2004. Refer to screen 6 in 'Lesson 4 - Part A: Fossil Fuels and Products of Combustion' Points Earned: 2/2 Correct Answer: True
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Your Response: True 5. The primary source for nitrogen oxide emissions in the US is home heating (2 points) The primary sources of NOx are motor vehicles, electric utilities, and other industrial, commercial, and residential sources that burn fuels (Figure 4.7) Refer to screen 10 in 'Lesson 4 - Part A: Fossil Fuels and Products of Combustion' Points Earned: 2/2 Correct Answer: False Your Response: False 6. PM2.5 is a term used for o ine particles that are less than or equal to 2.5 o (micro meter) in diameter. (2 points) PM2.5 describes the o ine particles that are less than or equal to 2.5 o (micro meter) in diameter. Refer to screen 12 in 'Lesson 4 - Part A: Fossil Fuels and Products of Combustion' Points Earned: 2/2 Correct Answer: True Your Response: True 7. Nitric oxide (NO) and nitrogen dioxide (NO 2 ) together are represented by NOx. (2 points) Nitric oxide (NO) and nitrogen dioxide (NO 2 ) together are represented by NOx. Refer to screen 16 in 'Lesson 4 - Part A: Fossil Fuels and Products of Combustion' Points Earned: 2/2 Correct Answer: True Your Response: True 8. Aerosols (formed from sulfate particles) can cause the planet to cool down. (2 points)
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Human-induced factors such as biomass burning (forest and agricultural fires) and sulfate aerosols from burning coal contribute tiny particles that contribute to cooling. Refer to screen 20 in 'Lesson 4 - Part B: Global and Regional Effects of Secondary Pollutants' Points Earned: 2/2 Correct Answer: True Your Response: True 9. Acid rain is known to have the most direct effect on which animal? (2 points) A. Humans B. Birds C. Fish D. Walruses Not all fish, shellfish, or the insects that they eat can tolerate the same amount of acid; for example, frogs can tolerate water that is more acidic (has lower pH) than trout. Refer to screen 9 in 'Lesson 4 - Part C: Acid Rain and the Ozone' Points Earned: 2/2 Correct Answer:
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EGEE Exam 2 - EGEE Exam 2 2. Fossil fuels are hydrocarbons...

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