Controlling Air Pollution: How Developed & Developing Nations Differ


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

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1. How does the Air Pollution Control Act of 1955 differ from the Clean Air Act of 1963?

2. Which of the following strengthened regulations for air quality standards, vehicle emissions, acid deposition, ozone depletion and toxic air pollution?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo tests your knowledge of how different countries deal with air pollution. Areas of focus include the specific measures and protocols taken to control this form of pollution.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these tools to assess your knowledge of the following:

  • Significance of the Clean Air Act of 1970
  • Creation of the EPA
  • Air pollution control in developing countries versus developed countries
  • The Kyoto Protocol of 1997
  • Sources of air pollution

Skills Practiced

With this assessment set, you will practice:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about how air pollution is controlled around the world in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify sources of air pollution
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Clean Air Act of 1970 and the Kyoto Protocol of 1997

Additional Learning

To learn more about the steps taken to reduce a specific type of pollution, review the corresponding lesson titled Controlling Air Pollution: How Developed & Developing Nations Differ. The lesson meets these objectives:

  • Define air pollution
  • Examine the Clean Air Act
  • Offer an overview of the EPA
  • Discuss air pollution in both developing and developed nations