Aerosol: Definition & Examples - Quiz & Worksheet


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Which of the following is a source of PRIMARY atmospheric aerosol?

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1. Which of the following, found in our atmosphere, is an example of a SECONDARY atmospheric aerosol?

2. Anthropogenic aerosols are those that are _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These quiz and worksheet questions will test you on aerosols, such as those classified as atmospheric and anthropogenic. You can take the quiz multiple times until you're satisfied with your score.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following:

  • Primary and secondary atmospheric aerosols
  • How to define 'anthropogenic aerosol'
  • The percentage of aerosols that humans cause
  • Source(s) of aerosols

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about potential sources of primary atmospheric aerosols and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can correctly define what anthropogenic aerosols are
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the percentage of aerosols caused by humans

Additional Learning

Learn more about this topic with the lesson titled Aerosol: Definition & Examples. Here's a quick glance at topics in this lesson:

  • The origin of the word 'aerosol'
  • Examples of naturally occurring aerosols
  • Conversion of sulfur dioxide gas