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SP11%20Ch12%20Air%20Pollutionpdf - Chapter 12(14 in 6th ed...

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Chapter 12 (14 in 6th ed.) Air Pollution 1. Which of the following toxic gas was an important component in London's smoke fogs? a. ozone (O 3 ) b. sulfur dioxide (SO 2 ) c. radon (Rn) d. carbon monoxide (CO) 2. The smoke in London smogs came primarily from: a. exhaust from diesel engines. b. trash fires. c. factories in Eastern Europe. d. coal combustion. 4. Collectively, particles of soot, smoke, dust, and pollen are called: a. hydrocarbons. b. aerosols . c. carcinogens. d. haze. 5. Which of the following gases will replace oxygen in blood hemoglobin and thereby reduce the transport of oxygen to the brain? a. sulfur dioxide (SO 2 ) b. carbon monoxide (CO) c. carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) d. methane (CH 4 ) 7. Volcanoes are an important natural source of: a. benzene. b. ozone. c. sulfur dioxide. d. carbon monoxide. e. chlorofluorocarbons. ANSWER: c 8. Which of the following gases is an example of a volatile organic compound or hydrocarbon? a. sulfur dioxide b. carbon dioxide c. methane d. ozone 11. Photochemical smog is also termed: a. London-type smog. b. subsidence smog. c. mixing layer smog. d. sea breeze smog. e. Los Angeles-type smog.
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14. The mixing depth is: a. a very stable layer that extends from the surface up to the base of an inversion. b. an unstable layer that extends from the surface up to the base of an inversion. c. a very stable layer found upward from an inversion. d. an unstable layer that extends upward from an inversion.
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SP11%20Ch12%20Air%20Pollutionpdf - Chapter 12(14 in 6th ed...

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