DDT and Aluminium cans are examples of ________.

DDT and Aluminium cans are examples of ________.

(a) Primary Pollutants

(b) Secondary pollutants

(c) Biodegradable Pollutants

(d) Non-Biodegradable Pollutants

Answer: (d) DDT and Aluminium cans are examples of Non-Biodegradable Pollutants. A non-biodegradable substance is one that cannot be broken down by natural organisms and hence causes pollution. Fibers, shoes, metals, toxic compounds, pesticides, and consumer items such as plastic bags, shopping bags, plastic containers, and plastic water bottles are examples of non-biodegradable materials.

More Questions on Air Pollution

1. Who was the first scientist to coin the term SMOG and to describe the layers of SMOG?

2. Which of the following pollutants are responsible for the cause of SMOG?

3. Which of the following is called the secondary air pollutant?

4. Which of the following particles is called the particulate pollutants?

5. Which of the following agents is responsible for turning the Taj Mahal yellow?

6. Which of the following statements is true about SMOG?

7. What type of precautions should be taken to survive when the ozone level is high?

8. Which of the following statements is true about the Air Quality Index?

9. The major photochemical smog is________.

10. Which of the following diseases are caused by smog?

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