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The most abundant gas in the air is

Nitrogen

1

Anthropogenic air pollutants come from which of the following sources?

Energy production

2

Carbon dioxide is a

Primary pollutant

3

The major source of hydrocarbon pollution is the air is

Transportation

4

Industrial cities like London and New York are (?) cities

Gray air

5

When a warm air mass traps cooler air near the ground there is a

Subsidence inversion

6

Long term exposure to air pollution may result in a number of diseases including

(All of the above)
Bronchitis, lung cancer, asthma

7

This group of the population is highly susceptible to air pollution

(A,B, and C)
The young, the old, the infirm

8

The primary piece of legislation regarding air pollution in the U.S. is the

Clean air act

9

This layer of gas protects life on earth from the sun's harmful ultraviolet radiation

Ozone layer

10

This group of chemicals breaks down in the upper atmosphere and destroy the gas that absorbs ultraviolet light; they are popular in refrigerants

Chlorofluorocarbons

11

The greatest decline in the gas layer that absorbs ultraviolet radiation in the upper atmosphere occurs in winter months over

Antarctica

12

An acid is a chemical yet adds (?) ions to a solution

Hydrogen

13

Substances with a pH less that 7 are

Acidic

14

A solution with a pH of 7 contains (?) times more hydrogen ions than a solution with of pH 10

1000

15

Sulfur oxide and sulfates can combine with water to form

Sulfuric acid