EGEE EXAM 2 REVIEW CHAPER 4

EGEE EXAM 2 REVIEW CHAPER 4 - EGEE EXAM 2 REVIEW Volatile...

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EGEE EXAM 2 REVIEW Volatile organic compounds are emitted primarily from which source? Industrial and commercial processes The energy that causes our atmosphere to heat up comes from _____. the sun The primary source for nitrogen oxide emissions in the US is motor vehicles. TRUE In the last century the global temperature has ______. GONE UP 1F CO is a secondary pollutant. FALSE Ozone is a _____. SECONDARY POLLUTANT Acid rain is known to have the most direct effect on which animal? FISH PM10 is a term used for particles that are smaller than or equal to 10 µm (micro meter) in diameter. TRUE Combustion processes cause depletion of the ozone layer. FALSE Acid rain damages trees in which of the following manners? REMOVES SOIL NUTRIENTS
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Aerosols (formed from sulfate particles) can cause the planet to cool down. TRUE Acid rain can damage your skin. FALSE NOx are primary pollutants. TRUE Greenhouse gases have the ability to absorb the UV radiation. FALSE Which one of the following countries has the highest carbon dioxide emissions? UNITED STATES SO2 is a secondary pollutant. FALSE Nitric acid is formed when _____. NO is oxidized in the atmosphere to form NO2 and then dissolved in clouds Excessive greenhouse gases in the atmosphere due to anthropogenic emissions retains more heat than normal. TRUE Greenhouse gases trap the infrared radiation in the atmosphere which is radiated back from the Earth. TRUE High clouds do not trap the infrared radiation that enters into the Earth's atmosphere. FALSE Short-term exposures to low levels of NO2 may lead to changes in airway responsiveness and lung function in individuals with preexisting respiratory illnesses. TRUE Without the greenhouse effect, Earth would be uninhabitable. TRUE From the following, pick the odd set of pollutants: CO, NOx, SO2 Atmospheric concentrations of methane in the last 150 years have _____.INCREASED The increase in the greenhouse gases since industrialization began is believed to be causing an increase in the global temperature over the past 150 years. TRUE
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The stratosphere begins at what altitude? 10 MILES Which gases contribute to the acid rain formation? NITROGEN OXIDES Ozone forms by the reaction of nitrogen oxides and _____. VOCS Ozone is good for the environment at _____. HIGH ALTITUDE The difference in average temperature between today and the last Ice Age (10,000 to 12,000 thousand years ago) is _____. ABOUT 9F Which one of the following is true about global temperatures in the last century? 1F Without carbon dioxide in the atmosphere the Earth would be ______. COOLER A water solution with a pH of 10 is _____. BASIC
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This note was uploaded on 11/04/2010 for the course MANGT 300 taught by Professor Stone,johncharle during the Spring '07 term at Penn State.

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EGEE EXAM 2 REVIEW CHAPER 4 - EGEE EXAM 2 REVIEW Volatile...

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