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Unformatted text preview: put. Minerals in fossil fuels turn into ash when oxidized (burnt). Correct A ) TRUE The inorganic minerals turn into ash particles when oxidized Which one of the following causes global climate change? Correct C ) Increase in the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere due to human activity Increase in the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere due to human activity cause climate change Which of the following is not needed to produce ground level ozone? Correct C ) SO2 Ground level ozone is formed when VOCs and NOx react in presence of sunlight The greenhouse effect is a man- made phenomenon. Correct B ) FALSE How many tons of carbon(as carbon dioxide) are released into air each year? 7 billion tons What is the impact of methane and nitrous oxide on the atmosphere? Trap heat Global climate change critics argue that due to increased concentration of CO2 we are seeing more forestation and that climate change is not a serious problem. TRUE Which one of the following conditions contribute to acid rain damage? Areas with poor soil buffering capacity The stratosphere begins at what altitude? 10miles Greenhouse gases trap the infrared radiation in the atmosphere which is radiated back from earth. TRUE greenhouse gases and these gases have the ability to absorb the infrared radiation TRUE greenhouse gases and these gases have the ability to absorb the UV radiation FALSE fossil fuels are hydrocarbons comprised of primarily carbon and hydrogen and some sulfur, nitrogen, oxygen, and mineral matter. Volatile organic compounds are emitted primarily from which source? Industrial and commercial processes How many tons of carbon in the form of carbon dioxide and other heat- trapping gases are released globally into the air each year? 27 billion tons. CO2 emissions may be reduced by which one of the following strategies? Improving power plant efficiency. Which one of the following gases interferes with the function of hemoglobin in the blood? Carbon monoxide. Which gases contribute to the acid rain formation? Sulfur dioxide, Nitrogen Oxides...
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