2. Which of the following is NOT a primary pollutant? a. carbon dioxideb. volatile organic compoundsc. sulfur dioxided. ozone 3. Acid rain 4. Rain 5. Particulates can 6. Homes should have a detector to detect the deadly gas a. carbon dioxideb. carbon monoxidec. sulfur dioxided. sulfur monoxide 7. You are likely to consume more toxic metals a. if you eat phytoplankton and other producers 316
www. c k12 .org Chapter 22. MS Human Actions and the Atmosphere Assessments b. if you eat filter feeders like oysters c. the lower on the food chain you eat d. the higher up the food chain you eat 8. In carbon sequestration 9. What reduces air pollutants from motor vehicles? 10. The effect of banning CFCs has been to True or False Write true if the statement is true or false if the statement is false. _______ 11. Ozone levels are worst during the early evening. _______ 12. The Montreal Protocol banned ozone-destroying substances abruptly. _______ 13. Increased particles in the air could increase rainfall. _______ 14. Volatile organic compounds are secondary pollutants. _______ 15. The Clean Air Act as passed in 1970 regulates only six pollutants. _______ 16. Air pollution is an annoyance but doesn’t do any real damage. _______ 17. Photochemical smog occurs most in hot, humid locations. _______ 18. The increase in motor vehicles in cities has increased pollutants. _______ 19. Particulates reduce the amount of sunshine that can reach the ground. _______ 20. The asthma rate has been decreasing worldwide. Fill in the Blanks Fill in the blank with the term that best completes the sentence. 21. A measure of pollutants in the air is a measure of ___________. 22. ____________ provides a monetary incentive for nations to develop technologies that will reduce emissions. 23. A _____________ is a financial method of trying to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. 24. To remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, you could plant trees. This is one method of __________. 25. ___________ is a heavy metal that bioaccumulates. 26. Nitrogen- and sulfur-oxides emitted from coal plants create __________. 27. To clear land for farming, forests may be burned in a process known as ___________. 28. __________ can occur naturally from volcanic eruptions or windblown dust. 317
22.4. Human Actions and the Atmosphere www. c k12 .org 29. ____________ is a greenhouse gas that is released with livestock wastes.
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