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Atmospheric Science and the Environment: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why do your ears pop when riding a roller coaster?

Question 2 2. How is the summer solstice different from winter solstice?

Question 3 3. How much have sea levels risen in the past 100 years?

Question 4 4. _____ is an air pollutant. It is an odorless gas which is produced as a result of the burning of industrial waste. If inhaled it hinders delivery of oxygen throughout the body.

Question 5 5. How are mantle plumes and hot spots related?

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Question 6 6. Most climate scientists agree that _____ is the cause of the unprecedented increase in global temperatures.

Question 7 7. The Kyoto protocol of 1997

Question 8 8. Which entity benefited the MOST from the Clean Air Act of 1970?

Question 9 9. What causes wind?

Question 10 10. Identify the two main pollutants that lead to acid deposition.

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Question 11 11. The initial Montreal Protocol of 1987 vowed to reduce CFC production by _____.

Question 12 12. How are primary pollutants compared to secondary pollutants?

Question 13 13. Why does indoor air pollution have a greater impact on developing countries than on developed countries?

Question 14 14.

Part of the Clean Air Act legislation of 1970 is reproduced as follows:

It sets limits on emissions and standards for air quality, provided funding for pollution control research but prevents citizens to sue those who violate the standards. The standards set forth in this legislation by the Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, identified six pollutants.

Which part is wrongly reproduced?

Question 15 15. Which of the following events is LEAST likely to trigger a tsunami?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statements about ozone is FALSE?

Question 17 17. The average temperature on Earth has increased by how much over the past 100 years?

Question 18 18. Which is NOT a source of air pollution?

Question 19 19. How are primary pollutants different from secondary pollutants?

Question 20 20. Select the concentration of ozone that is naturally found in the stratosphere.

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Question 21 21. Which is NOT a way that people are working to control global climate change?

Question 22 22. What is the best way to prevent indoor air pollution from radon gas in developed countries?

Question 23 23. Which is a consequence of warmer temperatures on Earth?

Question 24 24. Which of the following statements about nitrous oxide is TRUE?

Question 25 25. Jennifer and her co-workers moved to a new office location a couple of months ago. Since that time, several of them have been experiencing headaches, itchy eyes, nausea, and coughing whenever they are in the building during work hours. Jennifer and her co-workers may be suffering from _____.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is true about the Hawaiian islands?

Question 27 27. All of the following statements are true about the enhanced greenhouse effect, EXCEPT that it _____.

Question 28 28. The movement of continents over the earth's surface influences climate by which of the following?

Question 29 29. Weather is to climate as _____ is to _____.

Question 30 30. The greenhouse effect

Atmospheric Science and the Environment: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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