Effects of Acidity on the Environment


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Which of the following is the pH of an acid?

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1. Which of the following causes rain to be acidic?

2. Acid-dissolving calcium carbonate is the reason that these man-made structures are destroyed by acid rain.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What man-made structures are destroyed by acid rain? This quiz and worksheet will quickly confirm your knowledge of this question and other questions related to how acidity effects the environment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Your understanding of the following will be tested during this quiz:

  • The pH of an acid
  • What causes rain to be acidic
  • Man-made structures destroyed by acid rain
  • Cause of ocean acidification
  • Organisms impacted by ocean acidification

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how acidity effects the environment
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the cause of ocean acidification and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what causes rain to be acidic

Additional Learning

Further your understanding of this topic with a related lesson titled Effects of Acidity on the Environment. Here are some of the topics you'll find in this lesson:

  • Characteristics of acids
  • Reactions that create acid rain
  • How acidic rain damages aquatic organisms
  • The increase in ocean acidity in the past 200 years