Smoke, fumes, ash, dust, nitric oxide and sulphur dioxide are the main sources of ________.
(a) Primary Pollutants
(b) Secondary pollutants
(c) Bio-Degradable Pollutants
(d) None of the above
Answer: (a) Smoke, fumes, ash, dust, nitric oxide and sulphur dioxide are the main sources of Primary Pollutants. Primary Pollutants are pollutants that are generated and discharged directly from certain sources. Particulates, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxide, and sulphur oxide are examples.
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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?