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Unformatted text preview: received during the day time would be escaping in the night and the Earth would be at an average temperature (including summer, winter, night and day, and all latitudes) of 0 degrees F. Acid rain damages trees in which of the following manners? Correct A ) removes soil nutrients Acid rain damages trees by leaching away nutrients from the soil Which one of the following is true about global temperatures in the last century? Correct A ) increased about 1 degrees F During the last century, global temperatures increased about 1 degrees F NOx are primary pollutants. Correct A ) TRUE The pollutants that are emitted directly from a combustion process are called "primary pollutants." The largest ozone hole _____. Correct B ) is over Antarctica Recent studies by NASA and other have indicated that about 40 percent of the ozone in the Antarctica has been destroyed and about 7 percent of ozone is destroyed from the Arctic Circle. Results of recent climate models suggest that projected greenhouse gas emission patterns may lead to a global warming of 1.5 to 4.5 degrees Celsius during _____. Correct A ) the next century Results of recent climate models suggest that projected greenhouse gas emission patterns may lead to a global warming of 1.5 to 4.5 degrees Celsius during the next century Excessive greenhouse gases in the atmosphere due to anthropogenic emissions retain more heat than normal. Correct A ) TRUE Excessive greenhouse gases in the atmosphere due to anthropogenic emissions retains more heat than normal Ozone is good for the environment at _____. Correct A ) high altitude (about 10 km) Stratospheric ozone is good for the environment. It blocks UV rays from entering earths atmosphere. Earth's axis of rotation can cause some natural fluctuations in the energy received from the sun. Correct A ) TRUE Earth's axis of rotation is tilted at an angle of 23.5 degrees and this tilt goes from one side to the other and back over in 40,000- year cycles. Earth's axis of rotation takes about 21,000 years to complete a cycle. This can change the energy in...
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This note was uploaded on 09/24/2013 for the course EGEE 102 taught by Professor Pisupati,sarmave during the Spring '07 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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