Pollution: Physical, Chemical & Biological


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What is the term used to describe a substance that pollutes the air, water or land?

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1. Discarded water bottles and sulfur dioxide are examples of _____ and _____ pollutants.

2. How can a landfill be best described?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What forms can pollution take and what are the effects on humans, animals and the environment? You can use this quiz/worksheet combo to assess what you know about the types and impact of pollution.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following types of pollution:

  • Chemical
  • Physical
  • Biological

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding the different types of pollution from the related lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as landfill
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding examples of each type of pollution

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Pollution: Physical, Chemical & Biological. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define pollutant and pollution
  • Discuss physical, chemical, and biological pollution
  • Present examples of each type of pollution addressed in the lesson