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false the co2 concentration

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Unformatted text preview: ulfates and nitrates that form in the atmosphere from sulfur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions contribute to visibility reduction Where is the bulk of Earth's ozone located? Correct D ) stratosphere Bulk of earth's ozone is located in stratosphere Which gases contribute to ozone formation at the ground level? Correct E ) Nitrogen Oxides Ozone is a secondary pollutant that forms from the primary pollutants such as Volatile Organic Compounds (Hydrocarbons) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) in the presence of sunlight Nitric oxide is a component of NOx. Correct A ) TRUE Nitrogen into nitric oxide (NO) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2). Together they are called NOx. Which one of the following will reduce vehicular NOx emissions? Correct C ) keeping the car well tuned Keeping the car well tuned will reduce vehicular NOx emissions Slowdown or stoppage of the great ocean conveyer belt could lead to a potential catastrophe. Correct A ) TRUE Which area of the United States has the most acidic rain? Correct B ) Northeast Northeast parts of United States has the most acidic rain with pH as low as 4.2 Some of the fuel that does not burn is emitted as unburnt hydrocarbon compounds. Correct A ) TRUE Some of the fuel (hydrocarbon) may not completely burn and therefore is released into the atmosphere along with the products. The atmospheric temperature and CO2 concentration changed prior to the pre- industrial periods. Correct A ) TRUE The ice core samples indicated that the atmospheric concentration of CO2 and temperatures fluctuated in the past significantly. Acid rain can damage your skin. Correct B ) FALSE Walking in acid rain or swimming in a lake while filled with acid rain will not affect your skin Nitrous oxide (N2O) is a component of NOx. Correct B ) FALSE Nitrogen into nitric oxide (NO) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2). Together they are called NOx. Hydrogen when burned forms _____. Correct A ) Water Hydrogen when burned forms water Global warming occurs when _____. Correct B )...
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