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Sulfur dioxide so2 and nitrogen oxides nox

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Unformatted text preview: the total energy arriving at the earth is more than the energy leaving. Global warming occurs when the total energy arriving at the earth is more than the energy leaving Ground level ozone is produced directly by combustion. Correct B ) FALSE 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 Particulate matter (PM) is the general term used to describe _____. Correct A ) a mixture of solid particles and liquid droplets found in the air Particulate matter (PM) is the general term used to describe a mixture of solid particles and liquid droplets found in the air The atmospheric temperature and CO2 concentration did not change prior to the pre- industrial periods. Correct B ) FALSE The ice core samples indicated that the atmospheric concentration of CO2 and temperatures fluctuated in the past significantly. Most acid rain in the north eastern states of United States has a pH of Correct D ) 4.2 @ Northeast parts of United States has the most acidic rain with pH as low as 4.2 If the air did not contain carbon dioxide, the planet would be hotter. Correct B ) FALSE If the air did not contain carbon dioxide, the planet would be colder Once destroyed, stratospheric ozone cannot be re- formed. Correct B ) FALSE Ozone is constantly produced and destroyed in a natural cycle. However, the overall amount of ozone is essentially stable. This balance can be thought of as a stream's depth at a particular location Greenhouse gases in the air around us are increasing. Correct A ) TRUE Greenhouse gases like CO2 in the air around is increasing due to increased use of fossil fuels Approximately 90% NOx of the emissions from combustion devices are in the form of NO. Correct A ) TRUE Most of the NOx emissions from combustion devices (approximately 90%) are in the form of NO Without the greenhouse effect, Earth would be uninhabitable. Correct A ) TRUE If there were no greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, the radiation...
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